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Green Gable
801m (2629ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Green Gable

Photo: David Swales

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Green Gable Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Green Gable

Phil Higgins walked up on December 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] Green Gable via Windy Gap onto Great Gable [with] Tilly [weather] Fog at Honister, before emerging into billions sunshine. Bright, cold day - With Tilly.

Andy Buxton climbed on June 22nd, 1980 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite, via Climbers' Traverse and Great Hell Gate; return over Green Gable and Base Brown [with] Ian Wright [weather] Hot

Richard Beardsley bagged on July 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Route C442 from Honister Pass. [with] Gillian, Lisa, Andy, Abigail (10) and Jessica (7). [weather] Overcast all day with partial sunshine and windy on summits. - Parked at slate mine (£5) and commenced walk at 1100hrs. Followed the route guide throughout and summited Grey Knotts and Brandeth where we had lunch. Continued onto the tops of Green Gable and Great Gable along with other walkers taking advantage of a rain free day. After a careful descent from Great Gable we strolled back to the car park arriving back at 1730hrs. A thoroughly enjoyable day out with tired children.

Richard Marshall hiked on May 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] Great Gable from Seathwaite [with] Bo and Andy Pratt [weather] Sunny low wind and very hot. Middle of Pandemic

Christine Shepherd summited on July 19th, 2003 [from/via/route] Walked from Honister Hause over Grey Knotts and Brandreth [with] Friends Miriam and Andy and Miriam's granddaughter Ishmay aged 7. [weather] Hot and breezy - I have climbed Green Gable again from Borrowdale Youth Hostel; on 18.6.10 with my friend Jenny and then while leading a group of walkers from St Georges Church Leeds on 26.6.10 using walk c241. On the first of these walks Jenny and I also added Fleetwith Pike before descending to Honister. Climbed again on a bright Autumn day on 30.11.19.

Andrew Johnson conquered on November 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Honister [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant scaled on August 3rd, 1991 [from/via/route] Parked the car at Seathwaite and then went up Seathwaite Slabs on to Base Brown to Green Gable up to Great Gable down to Sty Head and followed Sty Head Gill back down to Seathwaite. [with] Nick Harker [weather] A fine day with a slight breeze and partially cloudy with out breaks of sunshine - A day out in the Lakes with my Best Man and old Navy pal Nick Harker. Just another great memory of past Lakeland trips.

Cathy Betoin walked up on December 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite - Seathwaite - up the waterwall by the farm onto the ridge and then up to the coll and to Greatgable. [with] Pierre, Josh, Tom and Dan [weather] overcast low cloud on the peaks - Christmas family walk - the biggest I have done for a long time!

Jill Dean climbed on September 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Honister pass [with] Grez, dexter & me

Andy James bagged during August, 2014 [with] Suzie James

Simon Myerscough hiked on November 12th, 2006 [from/via/route] C151 [with] Martin - Scramble on Kirk Fell, saw the remembrance day service on Great Gable from afar

Christina Lander summited on January 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Honister Slate Mine - Moses Trod - Great Geable - Green Gable - Brandreth - Grey Knotts - Honister Slate Mine [with] Dick and Meg [weather] Beautiful sunny day

John Almond conquered on September 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c417 from Honister Slate Mine - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - GREEN GABLE - Great Gable - Kirk Fell - Wainwright 118 [with] Solo [weather] Good, improving throughout the day. Light cloud on summit of Great Gable. - Horrible direct descent from Great Gable via scree/boulder field to Beck Head Tarn, not recommended! Probably better to descend via NW ridge to Beck Head as described in go4awalk walk c417 route description

Iain Jones scaled on July 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head - 29 July 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 1 (Ennerdale)

Lydia Hopkinson walked up on June 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] seathwaite [with] walking group [weather] beautiful and sunny

Chris Sheard climbed on October 14th, 2004 [from/via/route] From base brown with Blacksail as base [with] George & Baz [weather] Cool day showers - Tough not very rewarding until cloud parted

David Wand bagged on August 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] long walk as was doing as many in two days as poss. [with] Long walk and camp on the hills.

Gillian Atkinson hiked on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] from honister [with] tony and alan club weekend

Mark Davidson summited on October 17th, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Quite good for October - some good views

Anthony Scott conquered on October 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Honister Hause [with] me [weather] very sunny

Nick Dobson scaled on September 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Great Gable summit then return to Seathwaite via Base Brown [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Warm, sunny & some clouds about. - see Great Gable

Caroline Winter walked up on August 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Sour milk Gill scramble, Gillercomb, Base Brown, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Sty Head Tarn [with] Andy and Becky [weather] low cloud and nil visibility on summit, despite VG views at 700m. - A scramble up to Green Gable adding more interest. Not Andy's thing but enjoyed by us girls.

Nicola Parkinson climbed on May 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] c118 Great Gable from Seathwaite [with] Stu [weather] Sunshine and cloud

Chris Faulkner bagged on June 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Honister via Grey Knott and Brandreth then on to Great Gable [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Hot and humid.

Phill Brown hiked on April 8th, 1978 [with] Anne, Eddy, Molly [weather] Sunny

Chris Bramley summited on May 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Base brown [with] jaqui Blake and janet [weather] sunny - watched mountain rescue on gable

Elaine Evans conquered on April 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] From Base Brown then on to Great Gable via Windy Gap. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful sunny day with a cool breeze. - Quite a challenging day - in more ways than one!

Dave Eyes scaled on July 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head, Base Brown [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Christine Eyes

Tracey Cowell walked up on February 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grey knotts/brandreth/green gable/moses trod [with] Anita [weather] Sunny/cloudy/frosty start and snow abovw 800m

Martyn Howarth climbed on September 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Buttermere. [with] BLP 24 Peakers. [weather] Sunny.

Tony Rogerson bagged on August 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Lingmell Beck Great Gable Green Gable & Kirk Fell [weather] Mist clearing to sunny

Steve Frank hiked on May 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Honister Pass

Pamela Seniore summited on May 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Great Gable through Windy gap to Green Gable. [with] Luca Seniore, Martin Baker, Tom Baker, Richard, Adam & Lucy Baker & Jane, Leo & Ella Johnson & Rupert. [weather] Dry, windy and cloudy at times. - Good day for a climb, very steep decent down the side of the waterfall heading to the farm/campsite below.

David Noble conquered on November 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Honister Pass Seatoller [with] Chris [weather] Drizzle - Remembrance Sunday Saturday 10th May 2015 Lakes mega meet

Kevin Parnham scaled on December 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Honister Pass via Base Brown [with] Jo [weather] Intermittent cloud and cold and windy - A lot of snow and ice coming down to windy gap

Andy Gibbs walked up during 1992 [from/via/route] From Buttermere via Great Gable then back over Fleetwith Pike [with] Dave [weather] Good

Jj Segarty has climbed [from/via/route] Napes traverse - Greengable - Gillercombe (camp) [with] ATIP Group [weather] Night, Clear Skys - DAMN Cold!

Marilyn Wadkin bagged on March 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, up the steep scree before napes needle to the summit of Great Gable then across windy gap onto Green Gable back to Seathwaite. [with] Rob [weather] Snowy on the summit

Ian Simpson hiked on September 11th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite

Clive Ward summited on July 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth circuit - see Great Gable [with] Ian J and 6 others [weather] Perfect

Jason Johnston conquered on July 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] From slate mines [with] Becs [weather] Sunny

Keith Eastman scaled on June 14th, 2014 [from/via/route] c417

Mike Jackson walked up on July 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head

Charlie Housley climbed on May 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Brandreth via the ridge. [with] Solo. [weather] Overcast but dry all day. A nice cooling breeze in places which was much needed as there was a bit of humidity in the air.

Graham Coules bagged on May 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Great Gable from Honister [with] Dale [weather] Cloudy spells. Mist on tops

Claire Kirk hiked on May 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Honister Slate Mine

Derek Parkin summited on March 18th, 2011 [with] lynn parkin

Joanne Mcgawley conquered on February 16th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Deep snow and Windy

Wayne Baxter scaled on August 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Seatoller, Honister hause, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, green Cable, Base Brown & Seatoller [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy and warm

Gill Watson walked up on April 16th, 2003 [with] all on way back to honister from GG

Tim Buckley climbed on May 24th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite. [with] Lynne, Esther, Naomi and Amy. [weather] Hot and sunny. - Stopped for a tea break before dropping down to Windy Gap and up to Great Gable.

Beth Webster bagged on June 19th, 2012 [with] Hannah Phillips

Ann Davis hiked on July 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] from seathwaite via great gable [with] andy [weather] misty and warm

Harry Meijer summited on May 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Great Gable from Seathwaite Farm [with] The Lake District Walker

Dale Verrall conquered on March 14th, 2011 [from/via/route] Honister Pass - Walk number C417 [with] Amber [weather] Nice day

Victoria Bates scaled on February 19th, 2013 [from/via/route] from Great Gable, descent via Aaron Slack

Oliver Hunter walked up during September, 1995 [from/via/route] Seathwaite [with] Jackie Clark [weather] Bright Sunshine

Phillip Bulley climbed on April 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] Aaronslack [with] David [weather] Sunny but windy and cold

Raymond Barnett bagged on January 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] honister [with] myself

Leona Skelton hiked during August, 2010 [from/via/route] Seathwaite [with] Daniel, brother [weather] Hot - The false summit of Great Gable

Iain Taylor summited on May 15th, 2011 [from/via/route] Seathwaite (NY 23591 12285)

Darren Mortimer conquered on September 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] Honister [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] wet and windy with a little bit of sun thrown in from time to time

Mr Davison scaled during March, 2012 [from/via/route] minor road to troutbeck walk c146 the Dodds from Dockray [with] jenny davison [weather] snow/cold

Christine Knowles walked up on May 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] From Seatoller via Seathwaite [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful, very hot

Tony Aspden climbed on August 8th, 2006 [with] Andy [weather] Misty

Jayne Phelps bagged on March 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] Seathwaite

Maxine Down, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Daniel Wynn, David Butterfield, Paul Woodhouse, Louise Sandwith, Michael Nolan, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Jonathan Tobin, Andrew Martin, Peter Walsh, Doug Jeffries, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Teresa Lowery, David Shaw, John Walter, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Elaine Grayson, Simon Clark, Carl Abbott, Edward Wells, Karen Mountain, Peter O'sullivan, Dennis Brown, James Munroe, Louis Smith, Graham Pepper, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Phil Clark, David Plimmer, Paul Booth, Adrian Roberts, Helen Marrs, Ian Thomas, Rod Cove, Angela Moroney, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Tracey Cordes, John Cuthbert, G Philpott, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, Kevin Whelan, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Pete Howes, Jacqui Smith, Les Wrightson, John Tippins, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged Green Gable.

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Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple  from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (32)

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (15)

The Seathwaite Valley from half-way up Sourmilk Gill en-route to Gillercombe, Green Gable and Great Gable

The Seathwaite Valley from half-way up Sourmilk Gill en-route to Gillercombe, Green Gable and Great Gable

Photo: Nicholas Maitland (1)

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar from the summit of Green Gable

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar from the summit of Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (9)

Styhead Tarn, Great Gable and Green Gable from the path below Sprinkling Tarn

Styhead Tarn, Great Gable and Green Gable from the path below Sprinkling Tarn

Photo: David Swales (4)

Green Gable, Great Gable (left of centre), Kirk Fell (centre) and Pillar (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag

Green Gable, Great Gable (left of centre), Kirk Fell (centre) and Pillar (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (1)

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (223)

Great Gable and Green Gable from Base Brown

Great Gable and Green Gable from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (16)

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar, Ennerdale, High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from Green Gable

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar, Ennerdale, High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (8)

Ennerdale with Pillar (left) and High Stile (right) from Green Gable

Ennerdale with Pillar (left) and High Stile (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Matt Delemare (30)


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