A glorious sunny walk on Great Mell Fell.

 

Date: 16th June 2011
Start Location: Near Brownrigg Farm
Time Started: 15:35
Duration: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
Distance: 3.60km - 2.24 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 307m (1007ft)
Highest Point: Great Mell Fell (537m/1762ft)
Parking: Roadside near Brownrigg Farm
Weather: Mostly Sunny
Difficulty: Easy
Brownrigg Farm - Great Mell Fell (156) - Brownrigg Farm
 
Little Mell Fell from the start of the ascent up to Great Mell Fell.
Gowbarrow Fell nearly 3km away.
The Pennines across the Eden Valley. Cross Fell is the highest point.
A view over the fells to higher lakeland peaks.
Place Fell, Red Screes and the ridge up to St Sunday Crag and Fairfield.
Arthurs Pike and Bonscale Pike.
Simple route, just follow the path through the Cotton Grass.
And now on the summit of Great Mell Fell looking to Blencathra and the northern fells.
And now to the north Pennines.
Cross Fell on the left, and the observatory on the right.
The slight mound on the summit just under the cairn is the Ancient Tumulus.
A close up of Red Screes from the summit.
A fantastic colourful photo of the trees on Great Mell Fell.
Little Mell Fell on the descent.
Which way does the wind blow on this fell?!