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Mellbreak
512m (1680ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Mellbreak as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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Wainwright
(No. 168)

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English Dewey
157th highest in England,
358th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
75th highest in England,
961st in Great Britain

Walk Mellbreak walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Mellbreak

Photo: Andy Malcolm

Mellbreak 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)



Mellbreak is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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

Andrew Johnson walked up on December 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kirkstile [with] Tom,Tim and dogs [weather] Overcast? Cold wind.

John Bryers climbed on July 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked below Kirkstile Inn uing c421 walking guide. [with] With Mya my faithful 12 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Started out OK, but soon light rain and mist above 1,000ft. Wet in the grassy areas of the walk. - c421 accurate.

Wayne Baxter bagged on April 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Loweswater, Mellbreak, steep down hil (but could not find path) across Mosedale Beck at a steel bridge, steep up hill climb to Hen Comb, Loweswater. Had to get our feet wet to cross Mosedale Beck [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy all day but dry - Not a nice walk two very steep climbs and boots and socks off to get back to main path

Richard Marshall hiked on March 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] C212 [with] Bo [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Very Windy at times.

Phillip Bulley summited on July 12th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via roadside parking. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and hot

John Almond conquered on September 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c212 from Maggie's Bridge, Loweswater - Burnbank Fell - Blake Fell - Gavel Fell - Hen Comb - MELLBREAK, south and north tops - Wainwright 115 [with] Solo [weather] Good. - Slow descent of Hen Comb and rough crossing of Mosedale, before climbing on to south flank of Mellbreak - no path and not recommended! Didn't descend White Crag - retraced path from Mellbreak north top, then traversed down a path to Mosedale, joining a good level path back to Loweswater.

Craig Steeland scaled on October 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Loweswater [with] on my own [weather] partly cloudy

Mark Davidson walked up on June 8th, 2003 [with] Mike [weather] Clear but hazy

Adrian Sherriff climbed on September 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] c212

Jon Mapp bagged on July 23rd, 2016 [from/via/route] c212 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Dry but cloudy, and a little windy. - A horrible walk - after Gavel fell there is no clear path to Hen comb just find a way across the bog - not enjoyable at all, the route down from Hen Comb to Mellbreak was none existent and decided to come down from the summit of Mellbreak and not complete the walk down the scree.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mellbreak

Harrot (centre) and Whiteside (Crummock) (centre left), Mellbreak (centre right) and Fellbarrow (far right) from Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill)

Harrot (centre) and Whiteside (Crummock) (centre left), Mellbreak (centre right) and Fellbarrow (far right) from Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (589)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

Mellbreak and Crummock Water from Buttermere

Mellbreak and Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: Linda Baker (4)

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Photo: Raymond Brown (52)

*Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)

*Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (69)

Robinson and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Robinson and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (118)

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Photo: Christine Shepherd (17)

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Photo: Gerry Ball (1)

The Loweswater Fells from Mellbreak

The Loweswater Fells from Mellbreak

Photo: Andy Malcolm (112)

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (47)


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