Great Mell Fell

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Region: Eastern Fells

Wainright altitude: 1760 feet

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Great Mell Fell is a steep and isolated dome that stands guard to the south of the approach into Lakeland along the A66 from Penrith. The summit is the site an of ancient burial mound. In Wainwright's day the fell was a firing range and out of bounds, but no longer.

There are 1021 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Great Mell Fell. They have contributed 20 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  12/10/2019  8
  10/01/2017  4
  28/01/2012  3
  16/11/2015  2
  18/06/2014  2
  26/11/2018  1
  08/10/2016  1
  06/01/2015  1
  13/12/2014  1
  09/05/2012  1
  23/12/2019  0
  23/12/2019  0
  07/04/2018  0
  06/06/2014  0
  17/04/2014  0
  22/01/2012  0
  14/10/2011  0
  09/04/2011  0
  08/08/2010  0
  22/06/2010  0

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