Great Shunner Fell 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings, temperature, rain, wind, visibility, humidity and UV The fell-name derives from the Viking 'sionar' meaning 'look-out'. Beschreibung. However I cannot believe many but the most intrepid have been up its neighbour Lovely Seat. Little hike up to Great Shunner Fell in the Yorkshire Dales. It seemed an eternity. Great Shunner Fell . Starting in Thwaite I headed to the summit of Great Shunner Fell where it started snowing. For me the Great Shunner Fell was just there and had to be done but like you I enjoyed a full day at it. Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, Sim, and Tump. Great Shunner Fell is the third highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England, and the highest point in Wensleydale; at 716 metres above sea level. Great Shunner Fell – Hardraw Force Waterfall Loop from Appersett is an intermediate Hiking Tour. Walk 3 - An excellent but strenuous day out taking in the peaks of Great Shunner Fell [716m] and Hugh Seat [689m] starting from Hardraw or Hawes and finishing at The Moorcock Inn and on to Garsdale Station - 12 or 14 Miles [6 or 7 hours]. Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great Shunner Fell. Great Shunner Fell is a 11.9 mile loop trail located near Hawes, North Yorkshire, England that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. I only combined these two recently and found it really satisfying despite the snowy conditions which made some of the walking hard work. The patch of water is Birkdale Tarn. Much of the path has been paved to prevent erosion of the peat. Detailed 6 day mountain weather forecasts for … It was tough and Steve began to get disgruntled as we forged on to the top. 716m high. At 716 metres (2349 feet), Great Shunner Fell is the third highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales and highest point in Wensleydale. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking. There are 464 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Great Shunner Fell. Hikes to Great Shunner Fell take you to the highest point in Wensleydale, an unparalleled viewpoint for surveying the sheer, vast majesty of the surrounding fells. Waterfalls were closed but still managed to Hike to the top of Great Shunner Fell. Take a walk from Hardraw to Great Shunner Fell with a climb to the top of the 716m peak, and a rather simple route overall. I have only a few pics from this walk in the Yorkshire Dales. The Green Dragon Inn is the gateway to the Hardraw falls and a special place to go for some refreshments after your climb. Great Shunner Fell. Both the rivers Swale and Ure begin life on its slopes and coal was mined in a few places until the 1880s. The walk from Hearne Edge to the top at Great Shunner Fell is only half a mile. Lovely Seat. Great Shunner Fell Great Shunner Fell; The last few yards to the summit: Elevation: 716 m (2,349 ft) For some summits, the precise location cannot be reached. Route blah, blah Parking blah, blah Mileage miles Terrain blah, blah Weather blah, blah Great Shunner Fell is a notable feature of Swaledale as it effectively marks its point of it’s origin. Other Notes: . It was a 'blessing' to be experiencing the awesome wonder of His 'creation'! The Pennine Way passes over it. The pub has an interesting history dating right back to the 13th century. This Yorkshire Dales walk includes the summits of Great Shunner Fell (716 metres), the third highest mountain in Yorkshire, and Lovely Seat (670 metres) in an energetic walk. Great Shunner Fell is the third highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales, and the highest point in Wensleydale. As you approach Great Shunner Fell's summit the path bears to the right and a wonderful view opens up for you to enjoy. Many thousands will have traipsed past the summit of Great Shunner Fell (being on the Pennine Way). Zugleich bildet er die westliche Begrenzung des nördlichen Nachbartales Swaledale.. Am Nordhang des Berges entspringt Great Sleddale Beck, einer der beiden Quellflüsse des River Swale.Die Südseite entwässert zum River Ure, der Wensleydale durchfließt. However, from there the route becomes more difficult with rough and often wet ground to cross. Walking | Great Shunner Fell and Lovely Seat from Thwaite | Route type: WalkDifficulty: EasySurface: AverageGreat Shunner Fell lies on the Pennine Way between Hardraw and Thwaite, and is therefore blessed with good paths from either side to ease the passage of the many who tramp by on their pilgrimage. A slightly harder than expected day in Wensleydale visiting Great Shunner Fell. The return route also passes the deep limestone fissures known as the Buttertubs. Great Shunner Fell is the third highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England, and the highest point in Wensleydale; at 716 metres above sea level.In clear weather the summit affords views of Wensleydale to the south, Ribblesdale to the south west and Swaledale to the north, as well as views into Cumbria and County Durham beyond the A66. I was pleased to be walking up Great Shunner Fell on a clear and dry day because navigation in poor weather could prove difficult. Handley Page Halifax Mk.II W1146 / H of No.1659 HCU, crashed on Great Shunner Fell at the head of Swaledale on the 28th January 1943 Edmond Raoul Herve Yvon … Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells - Great Shunner Fell. I … The fell is boggy on top and because of Pennine Way usage the path has being laid out with heavy slabs. All the walking routes up Great Shunner Fell on Mud and Routes can be found below. A challenging 16.25 mile hill walk offering extensive views from Great Shunner Fell and Stags Fell, with an opportunity to visit England's highest waterfall, Hardraw Force. Great Shunner Fell is 716 metres high. Introduction: Great Shunner Fell, between Swaledale and Wensleydale, is the highest point in Wensleydale at 2349 ft (716m) and the third highest in the Yorkshire Dales, being surpassed only by Whernside and Ingleborough. Great Shunner Fell gehört topographisch zum Tal Wensleydale und ist dessen höchster Punkt. Great Shunner Fell is actually the third highest summit in the Yorkshire Dales and can be climbed either from Wensleydale or Swaledale. You can still bag the summit by getting as close as safe and legally possible. Local 3 Peak Challenge, North Yorkshire 3 Peaks Hiking Challenge. The top can be identified by the windshelter. Great Shunner Fell is the highest of the fells bordering Swaledale and Wensleydale and the summit is crossed by the Pennine Way. Detailed maps and GPS navigation for the hike: "Great Shunner Fell – Hardraw Force Waterfall Loop from Appersett" 04:32 h 15.4 km Great Shunner Fell - 27 June 2018. Top. Great Shunner Fell No ratings yet. Great Shunner Fell is a great viewpoint but a bit more sunshine would be most welcome to help improve the look and feel of things. The highest point is at 716m (2349 feet), its a big lumbering hill which lacks a distinctive summit shape like Ingleborough or Wild Boar Fell. Highlights of the panorama include Swaledale with its patchwork of green fields and hay barns and the view west to Wild Boar Fell. Great Shunner Fell is part of a Local 3 Peaks Challenge. To the north is High Seat and Nine Standards Rigg with the North Pennines in the distance. In clear weather the summit offers views of Wensleydale to the south, Ribblesdale to the south west and Swaledale to the north. A broad giant of the Yorkshire Dales, Great Shunner fell is a noble Pennine summit with all the charm and character associated with high, untamed land. About Great Shunner Fell. The route uses the Pennine Way as far as the summit of Great Shunner Feel. On this day the extensive panoramic views were truly stunning! Great Shunner Fell Great Shunner Fell is the third highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England, and the highest point in Wensleydale; at 716 metres above sea level. Great Shunner Fell is actually the third highest summit in the Yorkshire Dales and can be climbed either from Wensleydale or Swaledale. Mountain (climbing) weather forecasts for 2 elevations of Great Shunner Fell, North Pennines, Pennines, United Kingdom. regedmunds Posts: 75 Joined: Mar 11, 2019. 2 people think this report is great. Great Shunner Fell Pubs/Cafes. Walkhighlands community forum is advert free We need help to keep the site online. Note. Great Sleddale Beck has its sources on the northern banks of the Fell; flowing north its confluence with Birkdale Beck becomes the River Swale itself. But the climb to its summit along the Pennine Way from Hardraw (240 metres above sea level) is easy. Great Shunner Fell is a summit in the Yorkshire Dales – Northern Fells region or range in England. Tap the links below for more details. Milder later with heavy rain (total 30mm) on Sun afternoonMild temperatures (max 9°C on Sat afternoon, min 2°C on Sun afternoon)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sat morning, gales from the WNW by Sun night). 2 posts • Page 1 of 1. Great Shunner Fell Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Great Shunner Fell is: A dusting of snow. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! By Car or train using the Little White Bus from Garsdale to either Hardraw or Hawes. 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