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TP0695 - Cross Fell
12th Apr 2013 12:30 by Loz&Bib
Walked up in white out conditions. Missed the pillar first time and had to search in the gloom. No views at all.
25th Aug 2012 13:00 by bargee
thick cloud and rain, so nearly walked past trig without seeing it, carried on via the geocache down to gregs hut for a brew out of the rain
12th Jul 2012 12:24 by Hartryggers
Kirkland > CROSS FELL large dome area summit has a cairn/shelter and trig point (2979) > Little Dun Fell > Great Dun Fell > Knock Fell > Knock > Milburn > Blencarn > Kirkland... wow 17.5 miles
20th Jun 2012 13:04 by countrymatters
Day of good visibility
19th Feb 2012 13:00 by sheepsocks
Walked up from Kirkland. A revisit, on the way to find the nearby concrete ring trig. Glorious sunny winter day, another half-dozen groups of people on the summit plateau. A thin cover of snow. Views across the snow-dusted Lakeland fells.
14th Jan 2012 12:14 by painterman61
Excellent day cold frosty start from the top gate great dun fell access road 806m!Walked to trig over great and little dun fells misty at first then clearing wore down jacket all day and never broke sweat freezing icy cold wind 5.4mile round trip.Trig in good condition with cap/plug no s in fb fantastic views to lakes and NY moors not a day to hang around though.
29th Aug 2011 13:00 by CJO
Up Pennine Way from Garrigill, via Bulman Hills
20th Aug 2011 12:00 by ted
Plug intact (surprising, given the location), extensive views but quite windy. From Langwathby station via Kirkland, returning through Blencarn. Tracks alternately dry and boggy as different strata were crossed.
20th Jun 2011 14:30 by Aidy
Fantastic day to walk to Cross Fell. Sat and had Coffee in the shelter, then made our way back down
25th Mar 2011 15:30 by fell-finder
After a real slog to the summit of Cross Fell in beautiful weather, it was a relief to see the Trig Point sat next tothe cross shaped wind shelter. Glad I left when I did though, as the weather turned nasty, and completly engulfed the mountain by the time I was back in Kirkland. This can be a dangerous peak to scale for these reasons, as it is prone to sudden hill fog. Awesome hike though!!
24th Mar 2011 01:43 by 45378
Good views to E and SE. Hazy westwards - a line of cloud along the M6!
24th Mar 2011 01:43 by 45378
Good views to E and SE. Hazy westwards - a line of cloud along the M6! Came up from Kirkland - only met 2 folk.
21st Aug 2010 11:42 by coinea
21st Aug 2010 11:39 by Clochandighter
HISTORY: Pillar completed during 1936. Computed as primary triangulation station PP19 in Figure 2 of the OSGB36 primary network during 1936. Levelled for height in 1961. Last maintained by the OS in 1983. SITE VISIT: Parking for a few cars, north side of roadend at Kirkland Hall. Followed mapped paths all the way. Pillar in good condition with GPS plate. Spider has replacement OS centre cap with deep indented letters. Flush bracket faces 248° WSW. Vented through sight hole on FB face. Full 360° panorama with long distance views to other high tops. Shorter distance downward views to the surrounding countryside are partially restricted by the nature of the large flat top of Cross Fell. Highest top in England outside the Lake District.
14th Aug 2010 11:45 by stan toon
Horrendus weather - had to go to bothy for shelter(This was august)went up after coming back fron doing Snowdon on previous day.
16th Jun 2010 12:25 by Phil Clayton
Above date is most recent of four visits, first being on 08/08/1975 during Pennine Way walk. Highest summit in Pennines. First OS station here was set up in early 1800s during primary triangulation of the area. It consisted of "stones placed around the staff".
16th May 2010 12:03 by Lone Walker
Visited while walking the Pennine Way. Zero vis thanks to mist and fog (couldn't see the golf ball from its perimeter fence on Great Dunn Fell). Shelter is looking worse for wear - didn't hang around on very windy summit, headed for shelter of Greg's Hut.
24th Apr 2010 13:00 by Mr T. P. Bagger
A fabulous day with bright, but hazy sunshine and little wind. Unfortunately, probably because of the dreaded volcanic ash, the views were restricted. But this was still a good day to visit this upland wilderness. Came up from Blencarn via Wildboar Scar and descended by the corpse road to Kirkland, but not before a detour to visit Greg's Hut which is still in good condition.
5th Oct 2009 13:00 by Marshsand
A beautiful October day on which Great Dun Fell and Little Dun Fell were also visited.
13th Sep 2009 14:50 by Father Ted
A long circular walk from Garigill taking in the other mountains in the area some of which are more off the beaten path than this one.
29th May 2009 12:35 by sheepsocks
walked up from the sheep fold on the road from knock to the radar station. Glorious day, minimal cloud, minimal wind. Condition of the pillar looked good to me.
23rd Apr 2009 11:35 by asbown
Parked at the end of the public road in Knock and walked up lane to join pennine way over great dun and little dun fells,easy walking but no views today.
28th Mar 2009 12:40 by NogintheNog
20th Mar 2009 11:36 by staggie34
Ascended from Kirkland on a glorious sunny day. All the haze was trapped down in the valley bottoms and the summit was clear under a perfect blue sky. Not quite an inversion but a cracking day. Tried to get to Hard Hill trig but wet ground defeated me.
2nd Aug 2008 07:56 by barnsley skip
Walked up from Kirkland parked car end of road GPS NY 65144 32574 followed path in wet and windy conditions with low visibility no view at trig
13th Jul 2008 12:00 by peregrinus
vgc, metal cap, deep letters, on bare stony summit near to rough cruciform summit shelter. Fine view, especially of Lakes to W. Visited with Hard Hill and Dufton, from end of public road above Knock.
15th Jun 2008 00:00 by bogdodger
26th Apr 2008 12:45 by Garth Fenton
6th Oct 2007 15:43 by Marramintar
highest of the Pennines, great views, good summit with cross shelter
Cross Fell Cross Fell
11th Sep 2007 14:00 by Shacklesborough
Walked up from Garrigill. Great weather all the way except for the last 500 metres when the cloud came down. No views. All the metalwork intact on the trig.
24th Jun 2007 00:00 by caroleengel
3rd Jun 2007 14:00 by lejogger
Reach for the skies! Highest point on Pennine Way
28th Jan 2007 12:30 by staggie34
Ascended from Kirkland and did a circuit walk. Views were Ok until the summit where the cloud rolled in. Still this created a very erie scene and brought out some wonderful bleak views.Trig is good with a cracking shelter nearby. I like the remote feel this top gives you. Photos to follow.
5th Oct 2006 12:00 by Peripatetic
A delightful romp from Garrigill to Kirkland, with 50m visibility and continuous rain! My lift at Kirkland was amazed that I actually enjoyed myself, but it was wonderfully atmospheric... (According to my interpretation of 'slight damage', this is in a good state.)
9th Sep 2006 09:00 by CHRISBOMBINGTON
Nice walk over from the Dunn fells in hazy sunshine,took longer than I thought as usual although its easy going on the slab path,slight damage to top corner of trig
Great Dunn Fell in the distance TRIG (inserts FB and top)
13th Aug 2006 12:30 by m0sgb
Did not see anything as low cloud Once again,,,,
The Trigpoint At the top,,,, At last....
27th Jun 2006 13:44 by senrabyar
23rd Jun 2006 15:00 by peebs
7th Jun 2006 12:01 by Hartryggers
Great Walk started in Kirkland, also bagged Little Dun Fell, Great Dun Fell and Knock Fell
5th Mar 2006 11:59 by vegibagger
with Jamie and group from York Alpine club snow above 700m.
4th Sep 2005 14:13 by g4pgw
Very warm- temp must have been 21c, and no wind (but also very poor visibility).
8th Aug 2005 14:00 by Mr T. P. Bagger
Surprisingly easy climb from Blencarn, if lengthy, to reach an almost 3,000 footer. Worth it though as the view was fantastic. A bright, sunny day with little breeze and very clear atmosphere.
30th Jul 2005 13:37 by Andy West
14th May 2005 12:30 by earl grey
Very cold wind when top was reached via Kirkland then to Greg's Hut then to summit,but a very enjoyable and memorable walk,for me and Tasha.
Cross Fell Summit
13th May 2005 11:50 by Walker Dan
Certainly very windy up here today. Last time in 2002 was hot, sunny and calm with loads of wasps around the trig point so didn't approach too close then.
21st Apr 2005 12:30 by littlejim
A calm day on Cross Fell! - The first time ever for me!
21st Aug 2004 12:30 by m1eyp
1st Mar 2004 22:41 by stonestreaker
old log must go again soon - it's 20 years now
10th Aug 2003 00:00 by IWC
27th Apr 2003 07:47 by Fellwanderer
27th Aug 2002 00:00 by Bramley
9th Jan 2000 11:00 by weekender
20th Aug 1999 12:40 by discjirm
A fairly easy climb up here, in the company of a singing Christian! A memorable top; if you visit try and make time to visit Greg's hut on the way down.
20th Sep 1998 12:45 by dugswell2
With Stephen Boff from Kirkland.
4th Jun 1998 14:00 by bonatti
Cool windy sort of a day.
2nd Aug 1997 17:51 by Foinavon
A 17 mile walk I have only just remembered!
11th Oct 1994 12:14 by fasgadh
Also visited during a Pennine Way trip in July 1978. Great weather on both visits, although no views today.. Things picked up on the grand plateau out to Hartside.
8th Aug 1994 12:01 by jimmy
you get mugged by sheep here after your sannies
16th Jun 1994 00:00 by mickandshane
A long ascent in heavy rain. Quite difficult to find in misty conditions on the extensive summit plateau.
1st Jul 1993 10:31 by Rhayader_wanderer
climbed while the road was still open so a shorter walk than now
1st Jul 1990 13:00 by Particle
Bagged a while ago when walking the Pennine Way.
20th Jul 1989 12:35 by Crazy
Very hot and sunny, so hot that I can't be bothered to chase the big wasp away. We run out of water on the Pennine Way down to Garrigill and arrive there rather thirsty. Luckily its my birthday tomorrow and a short rest day.
13th Sep 1983 12:56 by manonabike
17th Oct 1982 00:00 by happycyclist
Retrospective log. Visited when doing Pennine Way.
24th Jun 1980 11:07 by PeteBoggs
Old log from Pennine Way days
9th Aug 1979 11:30 by Sven
Reterolog from the Pennine Way. Fairly grim day. Improving though with occasional glimpses of the Lake District, the fells to the south and the way to the east. Last of the bogginess and high watershed peaks for a while as the South Tyne valley beckons.
28th Sep 1977 15:30 by arranc
gale force cross wind.
12th Aug 1977 09:10 by Triggers
done as part of pennine way. Thick mist, got lost. I remember a man called "bruce" showing us the way off
26th Jul 1974 00:00 by Historian
Pennine Way. Cloud down.