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).




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (43rd highest in England, 78th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (50th highest in England, 93rd 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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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) - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (36)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The Stretcher Box at Sty Head in the snow

The Stretcher Box at Sty Head in the snow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (77)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Red Beck Top summit cairn

Red Beck Top summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (19)

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

Me on Great Gable

Photo: Rachel Hill (1)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

Photo: John Senior (1)

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) - 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 (centre left) from the summit of Brandreth

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

Photo: Mike Walker (555)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (217)

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

On Great Gable

Photo: Andrew Fryer (1)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (26)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Allen Crags summit cairn

Allen Crags summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (24)

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) - A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

Photo: Andy Malcolm (228)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Kirk Fell with Pillar and Little Scoat Fell beyond from Great Gable summit

Kirk Fell with Pillar and Little Scoat Fell beyond from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (33)

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

Wast Water from Great Gable

Photo: Tony Higgs (3)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Great Gable summit

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (32)

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) - Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (27)

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

Borrowdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (45)


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