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Burnbank Fell
475m (1559ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Burnbank Fell Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Burnbank Fell

Richard Marchant walked up Burnbank Fell on November 12th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Maggie's Bridge then walked up through Holme Wood on to Burbank Fell. From here I headed along a broad ridge on to Blake Fell & continued on to Gavel Fell staying high & heading South on the broad ridge. From Gavel I dropped down to Floutern Pass & headed East & then headed North up on to Hen Comb. Retracing my steps back to the pass I carried on Eastward & then picked up a path heading Northward on to Mellbreak & eventually over it & descended steeply in to Loweswater & back by road to the car. [with] On my Own [weather] Misty start to the Day with a slight breeze but brightened up by the afternoon

Claire Kirk climbed Burnbank Fell on August 1st, 2022 [from/via/route] Maggie's Bridge [with] Alone [weather] Windy but clear

Paul Macey bagged Burnbank Fell on July 25th, 2022 [from/via/route] c212 abandoned at Gravel Fell due to poor visibility [with] Luke [weather] Low cloud

John Tippins hiked Burnbank Fell on July 12th, 2022 [from/via/route] From Loweswater [with] Alone [weather] Overcast most of the day & very windy on top, but dry. Sunny late afternoon.

Richard Fulcher summited Burnbank Fell on April 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked in Maggies Bridge car park near Loweswater. Walked up through High Nook Farm & around the top of Holme Wood & then ascended up to Burnbank Fell. Continued on to Blake Fell, Gavel Fell & finally Hen Comb. Returned down Loweswater Fell to the hotel in Loweswater for a pint & a lager in the sun! [with] Jen [weather] A perfect day for walking - sunshine, light winds & some cloud in the afternoon. - Good packed lunch with chocolate biscuits & cake!

Christine Shepherd conquered Burnbank Fell on May 30th, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c212 from Maggie's Bridge at Loweswater. Climbed again using walk c413 on 14.10.21 [with] On my own [weather] Bright & clear - Bagged again while bagging Carling Knott on 5th September, 2018

Erin Ryan scaled Burnbank Fell on September 25th, 2021 - Lots of cloud

Pete George walked up Burnbank Fell on August 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Loweswater [with] Roco [weather] Sunny

Michael Austin climbed Burnbank Fell on October 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] C212

Darren Wilson bagged Burnbank Fell on June 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Fellbarrow, Low Fell, Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell & Blake Fell [with] Lone [weather] Sunny dry beautiful day out

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Burnbank Fell

Hen Comb (left), Gavel Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell (right) from Scale Hill, Loweswater

Hen Comb (left), Gavel Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell (right) from Scale Hill, Loweswater

Photo: Philip Butler (10)

The cairn and fence on the summit of Burnbank Fell

The cairn and fence on the summit of Burnbank Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (523)

The summit cairn on the top of Burnbank Fell

The summit cairn on the top of Burnbank Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (838)

Mellbreak, Mellbreak (North Top), Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell and Loweswater Fell featuring Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Green

Mellbreak, Mellbreak (North Top), Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell and Loweswater Fell featuring Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: A. Wainwright (49)

Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell from Lanthwaite Green

Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: A. Wainwright (51)

Burnbank Fell summit cairn

Burnbank Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (703)

Loweswater and Burnbank Fell

Loweswater and Burnbank Fell

Photo: David Hayter (154)

Gavel Fell (left), Blake Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell from Lanthwaite Green

Gavel Fell (left), Blake Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: Richard Leonard (4)

Stile and cotton grass on the way from Burnbank Fell to Blake.

Stile and cotton grass on the way from Burnbank Fell to Blake.

Photo: Christine Shepherd (20)


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