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Name:Hampsfell
Hill number:5618
Height:222m / 728ft
Parent (Ma):2671  Gummer's How
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Kent, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,2,Cm)
Grid ref:SD 39959 79490
Summit feature:limestone paving: 120m N by E of Hospice
Drop:105m
Col:117m  SD405817  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL7S
Observations:this ground is higher than Hospice (SD 39932 79372) and limestone paving 35m S of Hospice (SD 39937 79338)
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Separate hill entry (2696) exists for Wainwright Outlier 220m at SD399793
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 195 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Grange via Eggerslack Wood. With Anna. Have previously visited The Hospice before the Hump relocationcitygent04/07/2019
With K from S before breakfast. Hospice is a delightful lookout tower.Ashley19/05/2019
Steve Clark01/04/2019
From layby in Grange Fell Road, with Ellie dog.BLACKHILL30/03/2019
yewbarrow29/03/2019
daddybond17/01/2019
From highpoint on road over to Cartmel ... up path and easy thin grass to summit after passing the Hospice.. darkN.Morters15/01/2019
From Cartmel, parking along by the church. Good tracks. Extensive limestone pavement at the high point.jonglew02/12/2018
mcbiydw206/10/2018
Parked in racecourse car park at Cartmel [up to 2 hours £2.20]then followed well signposted route to Hospice and HumpCrib Goch29/09/2018
Just a short walk on after visiting the hospice.Wheelsy26/07/2018
From B5271 - Eggerslack Wood - Bishops Allotments - Hampfell (Hospice then summit) - Fell End - back via Bishops Allotments and Eggerslack Wood.briandavies17/06/2018
5th and penultimate top of a 15.3km route from the Wraysholme Crossing to Grange over Sands station, climbing Humphrey Head, Applebury Hill, Wart Barrow and Hampsfell (Wainwright Outlier) then easilyup to explore the Limestone pavement, carefully moving across it in the wet conditions. Onwards route using footpath to the N then profiling around to take a route through Eggerslack wood, heading for Blawith Hill....Dazingdale02/04/2018
With J.B. From P & D car park on Windermere Rd, Grange-over-Sands. Hospice, then limestone pavement. Return via Fell End summit cairn.ADT20/03/2018
11/11 (Loughrigg Fell/Great Stickle/Dunnerdale Fells/Tarn Hill/Stickle Pike/Parkhead Road Top/Ravens Crag (Wainwright Top)/Ravens Crag/The Knott/Hampsfell (Wainwright Top)/Hampsfell)Fergalh18/02/2018
thelonious23/12/2017
ScaSey18/12/2017
ngthack16/09/2017
kickstand-grange16/09/2017
kev6506/08/2017
Revisit as only went to the WO summit at the Hospice previously. Out & back from Grange Fell Road. On own.MorecambeMonkey29/07/2017
Short walk north from The Hospice up onto a fine limestone pavement. Returned by our outward route. With AT and JT.marktrengove22/07/2017
Sprog22/07/2017
up from the cemetary for a look at the hospice with CissyAvidSockWearer08/06/2017
From Grange Fell Road to AW's summit at the poetic viewpoint indicator and on to the true summit on a delightful block of limestone pavement.Nick Down104/05/2017
with Humphrey Head and the other Hampsfell from Grangepetebagger23/04/2017
malcorbett19/04/2017
Both tops. Lovely limescale pavement at the top. Beautiful views. With DTL from Grange-over-Sands train stationFionalevey22/02/2017
From Grange Over Sands train station with FJEtrimarc222/02/2017
nigheandonn22/01/2017
avickers25/12/2016
chalky195304/12/2016
chalky195301/12/2016
chalky195330/11/2016
With Effie, Avril and many Grays from Grangevictimofmathema26/11/2016
A W Bryan24/11/2016
Both tops, from lay by on Windermere rd the up through woods, very pleasantbardolph19/11/2016
Dusty09/11/2016
Grey Hare09/11/2016
AlanD26/08/2016
Archie23/08/2016
KathW23/08/2016
DocHoliday07/08/2016
From Cartmell Pleasant walk to Hampsfell and Striber's BrowNorthender31/03/2016
With G. Grange-over-Sands > Hampsfell > Cartmel > Cark > Flookburgh > Humphry Head > Grange-over-SandsRT197025/03/2016
Ascended by the footpath from Broughton Lodge Farm, where there is a convenient layby. Heavy rain, wind and low cloud made this an unpleasant ascent, as this hill is very exposed to the south westerly wind.JohnW24/03/2016
On the clint and gryke! With GB.bolton25/02/2016
Parked in layby east of Club House on minor road at SD39562 77898 NNE up road for about 350m & then along grassland paths to the WOF summit A short walk across to the limestone pavement & HuMP summit. (PM)gerrybowes25/02/2016
PeteN20/02/2016
From Grange Over Sands. Some great views of the snow covered Eastern fells.AlunRees3114/02/2016