|Great Shunner Fell|
The last few yards to the summit
|Elevation||716 m (2,349 ft)|
|Prominence||c. 297 m|
|Parent peak||Cross Fell|
|Listing||Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall|
|North Yorkshire, England|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 98|
The Pennine Way passes over its summit, on the way from Hawes to Keld. The popularity of this route had eroded vegetation from a strip 70 m wide across the moor, which has been alleviated since 1996 by the construction of a path made of flagstones.
The summit holds a + shaped windbreak of which the triangulation pillar has been built into the northern 'arm'.
Great Sleddale Beck, which becomes the River Swale after its confluence with Birkdale Beck has its sources on the northern slopes of Great Shunner Fell, while the southern slopes drain into the River Ure and Wensleydale.
See also 
- List of peaks in the Yorkshire Dales
- Great Shunner Fell is at coordinates
- "Cotterdale and Great Shunner Fell". Dalesman.co.uk. December 2003.
- "Pennine Way". Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. 2006.
- "Wensleydale character areas". Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. 2006.
- "Yellow marsh saxifrage Saxifaga hirculus species action plan". Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
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