Great Mell Fell

Mon 21 Jul 2008

Route: Brownrigg Farm - Great Mell Fell - Brownrigg Farm

Distance: 2.00 miles

Ascent: 900ft

Time: 55 minutes

With: On own

Notes:

Proper shorts and tee shirt weather.

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The track to Racy Cottage which I followed for about 300 yards

Leave the track at this gate / stile

A steeper section through the bracken

Helvellyn and the Dodds

The most photographed tree in the Lake District? This windblown tree always catches the eye

South to Gowbarrow Fell

Place Fell, Red Screes, St Sunday Crag, Helvellyn and many others

The path to the upper woodland

Left or right it does not matter. Right path for me today and back via the left one

Place Fell and Red Screes from the upper woodland

Eel Crag, Grisedale Pike and Blencathra from Great Mell Fell's summit

360 Panorama from Great Mell Fell's summit

Blencathra

Clough Head, Eel Crag, Grisedale Pike and Blease Fell (Blencathra)

The old rifle range, the hamlet of Troutbeck and Carrock Fell

Blencathra

The North Pennines from Great Mell Fell's summit

Little Mell Fell from the descent

The view south from Great Mell Fell

Little Mell Fell from the lower slopes of Great Mell Fell

Helvellyn and the Dodds from just above that tree...

Previous Walk: Thirlmere and Great How (Sun 13 Jul 2008)

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