Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater

High level walk away from the crowds


Route outline for walk c212:

Maggie's Bridge (Loweswater)  -  Loweswater  -  High Nook Farm  -  Highnook Beck  -  Holme Wood  -  Holme Beck  -  Burnbank Fell  -  Sharp Knott  -  Blake Fell  -  Fothergill Head  -  Gavel Fell  -  Grain Gill  -  Whiteoak Moss  -  Hen Comb  -  Thrang Crags  -  Mosedale (Loweswater)  -  Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)  -  Mellbreak  -  Mellbreak (North Top)  -  White Crag  -  Loweswater Village  -  Maggie's Bridge (Loweswater).




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
5
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Blake Fell at 573m (1881ft). Blake Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 139). Blake Fell is also known as an English Dewey (37th highest in England, 82nd in England & Wales)Blake Fell is also classified as an English Marilyn (56th highest in England, 809th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gavel Fell at 526m (1726ft). Gavel Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 159). Gavel Fell is also known as an English Dewey (124th highest in England, 284th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Mellbreak at 512m (1680ft). Mellbreak is classified as an Wainwright (No. 168). Mellbreak is also known as an English Dewey (157th highest in England, 357th in England & Wales)Mellbreak is also classified as an English Marilyn (75th highest in England, 961st highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Mellbreak (North Top) at 509m (1671ft). Mellbreak (North Top) is classified as an English Dewey (163rd highest in England, 372nd highest in England & Wales) ; Hen Comb at 509m (1670ft). Hen Comb is classified as a Wainwright (No. 171), and an English Dewey (164th highest in England, 373rd highest in England & Wales). ; Burnbank Fell at 475m (1559ft). Burnbank Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 183) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater

In no particular order . . .

Robinson and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Robinson and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (118)

Grasmoor summit from Mellbreak

Grasmoor summit from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (121)

Icicles on Mellbreak

Icicles on Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (120)

Gavel Fell summit cairn with Mellbreak and Grasmoor beyond

Gavel Fell summit cairn with Mellbreak and Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (43)

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike and Dale Head from Hen Comb

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike and Dale Head from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (40)

Loweswater and Carling Knott

Loweswater and Carling Knott

Photo: David Hayter (156)

Mosedale with Red Pike (Buttermere) (centre left) and Starling Dodd (centre right) beyond from the lower slopes of Hen Comb

Mosedale with Red Pike (Buttermere) (centre left) and Starling Dodd (centre right) beyond from the lower slopes of Hen Comb

Photo: David Hayter (366)

Loweswater from Mellbreak

Loweswater from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (115)

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (6)

The summit of Hen Comb

The summit of Hen Comb

Photo: David Hayter (367)


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