The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
Great Borne is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL4|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 89|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Great Borne is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great Borne
Andrew Johnson walked up on November 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ennerdale [with] Ted [weather] Some cloud
Caroline Winter climbed on August 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth, Scarth Gap Pass, Seat, High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike, Starling Dodd, Great Borne, Steel Brow, Scales, The Fish at Buttermere, B5289 to CP [with] Becky [weather] 9.30 Start and already feeling hot and sticky on long climb up. No wind until late afternoon (SW), and great views of surrounding Fells. Cloud predicted on High Crag at 1pm, and cloud descended on leaving Great Borne. - Classic ridge walk with a plethora of views, not forthcoming on last visit here. Red scree peppering slopes of Red pike, so to descend further along after continuing the ridge to Starling Dodd and Great Borne (Starling Dodd has a very odd twisted metal structure on its top and Great Borne is a pile of stones). Also, saves climbing them from Ennerdale. Came down further West along a track, so needed to back Track to find NW route. Long walk out along slippery rocks and bracken. Diversion at scale Bridge, due to reconstruction. Missed last bus at 17.18 hrs, so ate a delicious trout dinner at The Fish, before walking the road-nearly as pleasant as the lake walk, and saved £25 plus on taxi fare.
Richard Marshall bagged on April 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] C411 [with] Bo [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Very Cold bit breezy.
Elaine Evans hiked on January 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Bowness Knott car park back along road to bridleway leading up to Great Borne, across to Starling Dodd then descended to forest path to walk alongside river and shores of Ennerdale on way back to car. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Dry, dull but clear day - Good walk out for our first AWs of the year.
David Watson summited on August 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] Bowness Knot [weather] Sunny
John Bryers conquered on August 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] First of 7 Wainwrights. Camped at Syke Farm, Buttermere. Walked along Crummock water from Scale bridge Scale force, traversing Starling Dodd to join ridge path to top of Great Bourne. [with] With Mya my faithful Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather blustery with occasional showers with some strong cool winds for August! - Once bagged, returned via Starling Dodd to Red Pike and beyond!
John Almond scaled on August 22nd, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c411 route reversed - From Buttermere Village - Crummock Water - Black Beck - Floutern Tarn - GREAT BORNE - Starling Dodd - Little Dodd - Scale Beck - Crummock Water - Wainwright 105 [with] Solo [weather] Good. - Had planned to do this walk as published, but carelessly missed the left turn at Scale Beck! Rather than turn back, I decided to carry on to Great Borne first! Would probably recommend the other way, and do the climbing with fresh legs!
Leon Harvey walked up on January 21st, 2017 [with] Solo
Tracey Cowell climbed on November 27th, 2016 [from/via/route] Bowness knott/brown how/herdus/great borne/gavel fell/starling dodd/little dodd/Gillette waited yha /ennerdale shore path [with] Richard jennings/Jaclyn simpson/karen howkins/ Stephen green/ linzi / Sue round [weather] Snow sun cloud
Mark Davidson bagged on June 6th, 2003 [with] Mike [weather] OK - bit hazy
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