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  -   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
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is 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 in England, 92nd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Allen Crags, 785m (2576ft). Allen Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (51st highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 42). Allen Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (60th in England, 109th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Glaramara, 783m (2569ft). Glaramara is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (53rd highest in England, 94th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 45). Glaramara is also known as an English Nuttall (63rd in England, 113th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Looking Steads (Glaramara), 775m (2544ft) - an English Nuttall (69th Eng, 121st Eng & Wal); Red Beck Top 721m (2366ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Eng, 147th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (107th Eng, 181st Eng & Wal); Brandreth 715m (2347ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (90th Eng, 154th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 81) and an English Nuttall (114th Eng, 193rd Eng & Wal); Grey Knotts 697m (2288ft) - a Wainwright (No. 92) and an English Nuttall (138th Eng, 227th Eng & Wal) and High House Tarn Top 684m (2245ft) - an English Nuttall (149th Eng, 248th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Honister Crag from Honister

Honister Crag from Honister

Photo: Mike Knipe (43)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (36)

Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

Photo: Arthur Norton (7)

Below Great End near Sprinkling Tarn

Below Great End near Sprinkling Tarn

Photo: Mike Jennings (6)

The winding Honister Pass road

The winding Honister Pass road

Photo: Kevin Finn (41)

The Langdales from High House Tarn

The Langdales from High House Tarn

Photo: Alan Sturges (2)

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (80)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (44)

Looking up to a snowy Great Gable from Sty Head

Looking up to a snowy Great Gable from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (73)


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