Walk c118 Great Gable from Seathwaite

Clear paths & superb views on glorious gable


Route outline for walk c118:

Seathwaite  -  Stockley Bridge  -  Styhead Tarn  -  Sty Head  -  Great Gable  -  Westmorland Cairn  -  Windy Gap  -  Green Gable  -  Mitchell Cove  -  Blackmoor Pols  -  Base Brown  -  Gillercomb  -  Sour Milk Gill (Borrowdale)  -  Seathwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Gable at 899m (2951ft). Great Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (9th highest in England, 25th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 7). Great Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (11th highest in England, 28th highest in England & Wales). Great Gable is also classified as an English Marilyn (4th highest in England, 238th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Green Gable at 801m (2629ft). Green Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in England, 76th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (49th highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Base Brown at 646m (2120ft). Base Brown is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (148th highest in England, 254th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 117). Base Brown is also known as an English Nuttall (198th highest in England, 340th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c118 Great Gable from Seathwaite

In no particular order . . .

Wast Water with Illgill Head (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Great Gable summit

Wast Water with Illgill Head (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (34)

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (2)

Styhead Tarn from Windy Gap bewteen Great Gable and Green Gable

Styhead Tarn from Windy Gap bewteen Great Gable and Green Gable

Photo: Simon Barnett (36)

Wast Water from Great Gable

Wast Water from Great Gable

Photo: Tony Higgs (3)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (390)

Kirk Fell (foreground), Pillar, Ennerdale, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (far right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Kirk Fell (foreground), Pillar, Ennerdale, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (far right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (219)

Me and my dog, Rosie at the top of Great Gable

Me and my dog, Rosie at the top of Great Gable

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (1)

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)

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (24)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (270)


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