County/Area - Cumbria. Overlooking the little valley of Dale Slack and another view of Fell End as we reach the end of the Stennerskeugh crest. Unfortunately though I began to get a bit chilly so I reluctantly left and headed back to High Dolphinsty. uninterrupted by any other sound. Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Howgill Fells. We picked our way carefully through the clints, there’s lots of potential for sprained or twisted ankles along here, and reached the marker cairn at 457m/1499′ ….. ….. with J giving us a cheerful wave as I take a look back towards the Stennerskeugh crest while ….. ….. The house is in the tiny village of Outhgill. We’ll make our way over to that after I’ve had a peep over the edge which I have finally reached. From the crest of the ridge a look behind us at the profile of Wild Boar Fell. We were experiencing what, euphemistically, could be called a sunny spell although it was nothing more than a very faint glimmer through a slightly thinner veil of cloud. Stennerskeugh Clouds is the hillside behind Street Farm which forms the lower flanks of Wild Boar Fell. The forecast for a sunny but cold day was only half right. What it does do though is draw one’s attention to the considerable drop immediately below it. Not that its a long way but I kept stopping to take pictures. by trailmasher » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:17 pm . The large dump can be seen in the centre of the photo. Walking back towards the top of Dale Slack and on our right the many limestone pavement levels of the Stennerskeugh Clouds descend layer by layer back down to the valley. After taking in the new view that has opened up across the northern Howgills, turn south following the gritstone edge to the prominent outcrop of the Nab. Author - Lou Johnson. Wild Boar Fell 7. Walk Detail: The walk along the Stennerskeugh to Mallerstang bridleway was very easy and pleasant, the real interest started though The level below is an extensive mass of  limestone pavement stretching right to the end of the level, probably even below it too as the hillside drops down to the valley. Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres . There are few paths up but this is an exhilarating way to reach the dramatic top and stroll the superb escarpment. At 9.00am 15 brave souls emerged at the Fat Lamb despite recent days of heavy rain and low cloud on high fells with forecasts of this to continue. This is a free sample walk but you need to log in as a member of Walkingworld to access the details. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. Alternatively a morning or an afternoon could be spent simply exploring the area. Website . There isn’t a soul about, not even a speck on the horizon, although J did get out the binoculars and briefly spotted a couple of tiny figures up on top of one of the Howgill fells several miles distant. Wild Boar Fell is undoubtedly one of my favourite mountains while if I could bottle up how Wild Boar Fell is a neglected classic on open access land on the southern edge of the Eden Valley, with stunning views to the Howgills, North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and even Morecombe Bay. Wild Boar Fell . A winters walk to Wild Boar Fell from Stennerskeugh with Jim. As we go higher there’s a corresponding increase in the amount of limestone rocks and boulders scattered everywhere but the bridleway still manages to find a relatively smooth passage through them. This route, from Garsdale to Kirkby Stephen, is a long day across pretty wild country for the Dales. Grade - moderate. The Stennerskeugh and Fell End Clouds form part of Wild Boar’s lower western slopes. peaceful I felt on Little Fell and retrieve when needed I would have fewer worries. Altitude: 708.0 m above mean sea level Stennerskeugh, Wild Boar Fell, Sand Tarn, Cumbria [ 15 km] Wed 23 May 2012: Plan + Profile: SD 7284 9928 Drove to Gillbeck Bridge at Fell End to the NE of Sedbergh. Wild Boar Fell is a neglected classic on open access land on the southern edge of the Eden Valley, with stunning views to the Howgills, North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and even Morecombe Bay. it really was impressive. I’m sure we’ll be back before too long, its a fascinating place. Notice the boots, dry and mud free for the first time since Christmas I think. From the crest of the ridge a look behind us at the profile of Wild Boar Fell. On our route map at the top of the page this area is indicated by a white area criss-crossed with walls beneath the Fell End Clouds. This is only a very short walk and could be easily managed in about an hour or so at a normal walking pace, although it could be made into a much longer walk by including Harter Fell just over the road. In the shadow of Wild Boar Fell this little oasis of limestone deserves to be much better known. I found a few challenging gill scrambles and some great hidden waterfalls on the navigational section from Wild Boar Fell to … It was too big to fit into one shot so this is the left hand side ….. ….. and this is the view to the right. Some very deep grikes appeared as we approached the tree but could be easily dealt with lower down where the clints were closer together. The obvious descent down to Aisgill Farm from Swarth Fell is steep and trackless. We’ll have to come back in the summer and see how it looks then. Wild Boar Fell is a neglected classic on open access land on the southern edge of the Eden Valley, with stunning views to the Howgills, North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and even Morecombe Bay. Wild Boar Fell 16th October 2020 My wife was busy and the forecast was promising, so I set off on my own, with just Tess our spaniel for company. You can start the walk from the small parking area at The Thrang, off the B6259. Looking across to the Howgill Fells 9. The weather was fine and clear and I had a good view of the edge of Wild Boar Fell in the distance. I parked on a minor road between Sedbergh and Kirkby Stephen, a few miles north east of Cautley Spout in the Howgills, and was on my way by 0940. as soon as I touched the summit cairn on the latter the cloud temporarily cleared over Wild Boar Fell. After an egg butty and various other delights, we squelched off to Swarth Fell and Swarth Fell Pike – an easy but sloppy traverse. On the way it was nice to look back at the ruined castle against a blue sky. Website. Time - 5 hours 0 minutes. They didn’t improve all that much but by lunchtime we’d convinced ourselves that it was a little less gloomy so our packed lunches were eaten at home and then we drove over to Ravenstonedale where we had a leisurely ramble for a couple of hours. Wild Boar Fell is a mountain (or more accurately a fell) in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in the civil parish of Mallerstang on the eastern edge of Cumbria, England.At 2,323 feet (708 m), it is either the 4th-highest fell in the Yorkshire Dales or the 5th, depending on whether nearby High Seat (2,326 ft) is … About See All. Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell are two of the Dales 30 Mountains. Wild Boar Fell is a fine peak towering above the Mallerstang valley which runs between Kirkby Stephen and Garsdale. We’ve just sauntered along and only explored a little but there is still plenty more to discover because the Clouds cover such a large area on lots of different levels. Fell End and Stennerskeugh Clouds Distance from search point: 5.6 Miles The Clouds is a rocky outcrop on the flank of Wild Boar Fell, with limestone crags and pavements. Generally though the cloud had got lower and it was not until I got to High Wild Boar Fell is a fine peak towering above the Mallerstang valley which runs between Kirkby Stephen and Garsdale. Location Details Wild Boar Fell. Wild Boar Fell is situated 1½ miles southeast of High Stennerskeugh. As true wild boars became extinct in Great Britain before the development of Modern English, the same terms are often used for both true wild boar and pigs, especially large or semi-wild ones.The English 'boar' stems from the Old English bar, which is thought to be derived from the West Germanic *bairaz, of unknown origin. Wild Boar Fell 16th October 2020 My wife was busy and the forecast was promising, so I set off on my own, with just Tess our spaniel for company. Wild Boar Fell is a mountain in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in the civil parish of Mallerstang on the eastern edge of Cumbria, England. when I arrived at High Dolphinsty and began the walk along the ridge to Litte Fell all the while enjoying good (though overcast) views down into Mallerstang. Wild Boar Fell > Wild Boar Fell East Top from GR: SD 7826 9976: Hippster: 08/09/2019: Wild Boar Fell > Wild Boar Fell East Top from GR: SD 7826 9976: ronaldo333: 08/09/2019: Revisit to see rebuilt trigpillar as part of Robs Cumbria all completion: cjo: 08/09/2019 Wild Boar Fell is the 5th highest peak in the Yorkshire Dales national park. Looking back for a view of Harter Fell I noticed the owners of some of the dozens and dozens of hoof prints quietly grazing the fellside some distance below us. Sat.21 st April 2012 – Wild boar Fell . I decided to pick my way across the clints to the far end and have a look over the edge to see the view  below ….. ….. with a look over to the Howgills on the way ….. ….. while the sound of whinnying in the distance had me looking back to see a group of fell ponies grazing contentedly. A header page about the area with subsets for Wild Boar Fell & Mallerstang / The upper Eden valley and Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales? At the foot of the western side of Wild Boar Fell is a prominent limestone outcrop known as The Clouds, the precise origin of the name is unclear but given their white and knobbly appearance its an appropriate description. Separated from its close neighbour, Swarth Fell, only by a shallow saddle, it naturally follows that the two hills should be combined in a single expedition. The clints are awkward to walk over and its all too easy to lose one’s balance so on finding a wobble free place to stand I took this shot looking towards the downhill end of the pavement where a lone sycamore can just be seen. When I reached the edge I was expecting to have a view down to the road but there was a surprise in store for ….. ….. instead of looking down to a road I had this view across a natural amphitheatre, a wonderful and very unexpected sight. Still descending towards the road and the track passes by a couple of lime kilns ….. ….. and the second lime kiln, both of them still in a reasonable state of repair. It must have been even windier over there because they had no sooner appeared than they vanished again, probably looking to find somewhere out of the wind. Height is gained quite painlessly and you soon reach the main bridle-path crossing east to west across the fell which is followed as far as the broad col on the main ridge of Wild Boar Fell. It was a nice sunny morning when I arrived and I parked outside the old Quaker Burial ground which is a walled enclosure behind the wall. Rome2rio makes travelling from Windermere to Wild Boar Fell easy. Looking over towards Stennerskeugh Clouds as we carry on up the bridleway where large numbers of horses hoof prints have been in evidence right from the start so maybe some fell ponies will appear before long. David and Chris Stewart. ... A little further on I joined the main path from Stennerskeugh then turned right and descended to the railway. Its quite a sight and much more enjoyable than peering down at a road. Viewranger route HERE Wild Boar Fell > Wild Boar Fell East Top from GR: SD 7826 9976: Hippster: 08/09/2019: Wild Boar Fell > Wild Boar Fell East Top from GR: SD 7826 9976: ronaldo333: 08/09/2019: Revisit to see rebuilt trigpillar as part of Robs Cumbria all completion: cjo: 08/09/2019 and ate my soup and enjoyed the improving weather before making the final descent back to The Street and thence back to the car. A look back towards the Stennerskeugh escarpment as we move from one pavement level to another. It's one of the best climbs in the Dales with extensive views from the summit. Looking southwards along the Stennerskeugh ridge towards Fell End and the Howgills. Page Transparency See More. Clouds was quite interesting and both were quite different in character with the limestone on the latter being much more haphazard. Though not as high as other fell tops, Wild Boar Fell feels like a proper hill. We emerged from Dale Slack just a little further back at a point between Fell End, the top of which can be seen just behind the tarn, and where we are standing at the moment. Middleark Scar on Little Fell 4. While I’m here I take a look along the line of the escarpment with the marker cairn still just in view at the top right of the shot. On the way it was nice to look back at the ruined castle against a blue sky. It is interesting for its geology – sandstone, shale, limestone and millstone grit are all present – as well as its history. Find all the transport options for your trip from Windermere to Wild Boar Fell right here. Wild Boar Fell 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings, temperature, rain, wind, visibility, humidity and UV Once I could see everything clearly I was able to get my bearings and make a beeline for Stennerskeugh Clouds. Fell End Quarry – bridleway to Dale Slack – Stennerskeugh Clouds – Fell End Clouds – Fell End Quarry. As I descended off Little Fell for the first time the cloud cleared off Wild Boar Fell’s Nab. Climbing photos at Wild Boar Fell uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com A small cairn stands along the crest of the ridge although whether it marks the topmost point or not I’m not sure. Wild Boar Fell - Wild Boar Fell East Top - Swarth Fell - Swarth Fell Pike - Baugh Fell - Knoutberry Haw: ronaldo333: 24/05/2014: Walked on my own from Cotegill Bridge.Lovely sunshine but a bit hazy and very windy on top. flockwatcher: 19/05/2014 Unseen from Wild Boar Fell’s trig point it is a worthwhile detour as it is one of the loveliest tarns in the Dales. After taking in the new view that has opened up across the northern Howgills, turn south following the gritstone edge to the prominent outcrop of the Nab. It was such a peaceful, happy few minutes I could happily have stayed longer. Situated on the edge of the boundary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Wild Boar Fell is the fourth highest of the Yorkshire peaks. Route Summary: Street - Cow Bank - High Dolphinsty- Little Fell - High Dolphinsty From the northern approach it even made the top look like a peak rather than the flat plateau it is in reality. Another and even larger cairn towards the end of the pavements and, in total isolation, a sycamore tree just a little further along. Wild Boar Fell is, if nothing else, a great name for a hill. At least we’re wearing the right sort of clothing today. Nevertheless, we’ve had a couple of hours worth of fresh air and exercise and a most interesting little excursion. Wild Boar Fell is a fine peak towering above the Mallerstang valley which runs between Kirkby Stephen and Garsdale. Walk Summary: A climb up to Wild Boar Fell including a visit to Little Fell and an exploration of the limestone outcrops of Fell End Clouds. Especially delightful were the numerous skylarks whose singing was completely When we looked more closely once we were back at home we eventually found it to the left of the capital W of the word Workings (disused). Stennerskeugh Clouds is the hillside behind Street Farm which forms the lower flanks of Wild Boar Fell. Wild Boar Fell is a mountain (or more accurately a fell) in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in the civil parish of Mallerstang on the eastern edge of Cumbria, England.At 2,323 feet (708 m), it is either the 4th-highest fell in the Yorkshire Dales or the 5th, depending on whether nearby High Seat (2,326 ft) is counted or not.. Wild Boar Fell is a little known but spectacular peak in the far north of the Yorkshire Dales national park. Beyond Wild boar lies the Mallerstang valley and Mallerstang Edge and after that you are in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and yet more limestone country. Exploring the hills one footstep at a time, Home > Yorkshire Dales > Yorkshire Dales Walks > Wild Boar Fell, Date: 14th March 2007 Date: 2016-07-29 From: Kirkby Stephen Station To: Wild Boar Fell Distance: 9.5 mls, 15.29 km Height Gain: 2200 ft, 670.6 m Parking at: SD 65970 92097 View parking space in: OS Map or Google Street View Route Description: Kirkby Stephen Station, Easegill Head, Windy Hill, Bowber Head, Fat Lamb Inn, Stennerskeugh, Cow Bank, High Dolphinsty, Wild Boar Fell, Sand Tarn It forms the Western edge of the valley of Mallerstang and the source of the river Eden. The A683 had frequent traffic but only our car and one other, some distance further along, were parked along here. Fell End and Stennerskeugh Clouds. Back down to the lane where its only a five minute walk back to the car. Wild Boar Fell. 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