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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Allen Crags at 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 highest in England, 109th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Glaramara at 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 highest in England, 113th highest in England & Wales).

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

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 . . .

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (80)

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)

The winding Honister Pass road

The winding Honister Pass road

Photo: Kevin Finn (41)

Sty Head Tarn with Base Brown beyond in the snow

Sty Head Tarn with Base Brown beyond in the snow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (74)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (36)

High House Tarn Top summit

High House Tarn Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (23)

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)

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)

Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)


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