Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Rough paths but generally easy to follow


Route outline for walk c174:

Seatoller (Borrowdale)  -  Strands Bridge  -  Borrowdale  -  The Combe  -  Thornythwaite Fell  -  Comb Head  -  Glaramara  -  Looking Steads (Glaramara)  -  Red Beck  -  Red Beck Top  -  Allen Gill  -  High House Tarn  -  High House Tarn Top  -  Allen Crags  -  Esk Hause  -  Ruddy Gill  -  Sprinkling Tarn  -  Sty Head  -  Great Gable  -  Westmorland Cairn  -  Windy Gap  -  Green Gable  -  Gillercomb Head  -  Brandreth  -  Grey Knotts  -  Honister Hause  -  Honister Pass  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Seatoller (Borrowdale).




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
9
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) and 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 Allen Crags at 785m (2576ft). Allen Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (51st highest in England, 90th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 42). Allen Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (60th highest in England, 109th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

In no particular order . . .

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Photo: John Antrobus (21)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (4)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Photo: Simon Barnett (37)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - *Pillar (left), High Stile (centre), Ennerdale, Hay Stacks, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Grasmoor (right) from  Green Gable

*Pillar (left), High Stile (centre), Ennerdale, Hay Stacks, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Grasmoor (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (75)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - 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)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Looking North to Stockley Bridge from Sprinkling Tarn

Looking North to Stockley Bridge from Sprinkling Tarn

Photo: Jerry Obeney (1)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Robinson, Handscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Hause

Robinson, Handscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (235)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The summit cairn on Green Gable with Great Gable beyond

The summit cairn on Green Gable with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Matt Delemare (31)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: David Swales (1)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - A dusting of snow on the shoulder of Lingmell (left), Middle Fell (centre left in the distance) and Yewbarrow above Wasdale from Sty Head

A dusting of snow on the shoulder of Lingmell (left), Middle Fell (centre left in the distance) and Yewbarrow above Wasdale from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (79)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - 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)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (78)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Honister Crag (Black Star) and Bell Crag (right) from Honister Hause

Honister Crag (Black Star) and Bell Crag (right) from Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (532)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Honister Hause from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Honister Hause from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Photo: Mike Walker (558)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The High Stile ridge (left), Buttermere and the Grasmoor massif (right) from Brandreth

The High Stile ridge (left), Buttermere and the Grasmoor massif (right) from Brandreth

Photo: Mike Walker (557)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Borrowdale

Borrowdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (45)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (8)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre left) from the summit of Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre left) from the summit of Brandreth

Photo: Mike Walker (555)


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