Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:807m (with a drop of 72m)
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY209081         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock 3m E of cairn - photo
Notes:finger of rock on N top is at least as high
Daylight:dawn 03:54, sunrise 04:45, sunset 21:35, dusk 22:27
External links:Wikipedia

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Great Gable at the head of Wast Water
Great Gable at the head of Wast Water

Lingmell is situated between Wasdale and the Scafells. It can be climbed from Brackenclose at the head of Wast Water via Lingmell Gill and Brown Tongue, or as part of a larger Scafells day. Grass slopes on its south and west slopes are contrasted by precipitous northern and western crags.

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