The Northern Fells

The Northern Fells

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A Lakeland Fellranger walking guide exploring 23 summits in the Northern Fells of the Lake District, including a wide range of walks between Keswick to the south and Caldbeck to the north. Among the summits featured are the massifs of Skiddaw and Blencathra, and the peace of the more modest fells of High Pike, Great Cockup and Carrock Fell further north. Each of the 23 fells has a dedicated chapter describing a plethora of walking routes of differing characters and difficulties (from wide bridleways up to easy scrambles), which can easily be combined to make ascents, descents, traverses or ridge routes. The chapter begins with a customised Harvey map that illustrates the routes, and shows ridge connections to neighbouring fells to assist in the planning of extended walks. In many instances pen and ink drawn diagrams show the routes from a given perspective to assist visualisation. The guidebook is fully illustrated throughout with clear elevation diagrams, detailed summit panoramas and lots of inspiring photographs. The Northern Fells is part of the eight-volume Lakeland Fellranger series by Mark Richards. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to explore and enjoy the fells of the Lake District, with a selection of routes up more than 220 hills.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 256 pages
  • Cicerone Press
  • Cumbria, United Kingdom
  • 140 colour photos and 120 maps, topos, panoramas
  • 1849657823
  • 9781849657822

Table of contents

Fireside to Fellside This Guide Fix the Fells Access Safety Fell Review Starting Points 1 Bakestall (673m/2208ft) 2 Bannerdale Crags (683m/2241ft) 3 Binsey (447m/1467ft) 4 Blencathra (868m/2848ft) 5 Bowscale Fell (702m/2303ft) 6 Brae Fell (586m/1923ft) 7 Carl Side (746m/2448ft) 8 Carrock Fell (662m/2172ft) 9 Dodd (502m/1647ft) 10 Great Calva (690m/2264ft) 11 Great Cockup (526m/1726ft) 12 Great Sca Fell (651m/2136ft) 13 High Pike (658m/2159ft) 14 Knott (710m/2329ft) 15 Latrigg (368m/1207ft) 16 Longlands Fell (483m/1585ft) 17 Long Side (734m/2408ft) 18 Lonscale Fell (715m/2346ft) 19 Meal Fell (550m/1804ft) 20 Skiddaw (931m/3054ft) 21 Skiddaw Little Man (865m/2838ft) 22 Souther Fell (522m/1713ft) 23 Ullock Pike (690m/2264ft) Index Mark up your fellsshow more

About Mark Richards

Mark Richards moved to Cumbria in the early 1990s. Here he developed a passion for the finest of all walking landscapes, held within and around this marvellous county. Mark is well known for his guides to the Peak District and Hadrian's Wall. He is a founder of the Hadrian's Wall Trust, a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and broadcasts on BBC Radio Cumbria.show more

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