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. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is 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 Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk 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) - 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)

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 cairn on the summit of Glaramara

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

Photo: Christine Shepherd (463)

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

Honister Crag from Honister

Photo: Mike Knipe (43)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - *Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

Photo: Wayne Hill (17)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - High House Tarn Top summit

High House Tarn Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (23)

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) - 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) - 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) - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (40)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The winding Honister Pass road

The winding Honister Pass road

Photo: Kevin Finn (41)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (39)

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) - Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (188)

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) - Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Photo: John Antrobus (20)

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 (80)

Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Photo: Paul Johnson (23)

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

On Glaramara summit

Photo: John Antrobus (18)


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