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

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

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Gavel Fell, 526m (1726ft). Gavel Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 159). Gavel Fell is also known as an English Dewey (123rd in England, 283rd in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Mellbreak, 512m (1680ft). Mellbreak is classified as a Wainwright (No. 168). Mellbreak is also known as an English Dewey (156th in England, 356th in England & Wales)Mellbreak is classified as a Marilyn (75th highest in England, 956th highest in the UK).

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


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 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 . . .

Loweswater and Burnbank Fell

Loweswater and Burnbank Fell

Photo: David Hayter (154)

Whiteside from Fellbarrow

Whiteside from Fellbarrow

Photo: David Hayter (155)

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike and Dale Head from Hen Comb

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike and Dale Head from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (40)

Yewbarrow from Mosedale

Yewbarrow from Mosedale

Photo: Mick Fox (4)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Great Borne from Hen Comb

Great Borne from Hen Comb

Photo: Raymond Brown (45)

Darling Fell across Loweswater

Darling Fell across Loweswater

Photo: Andy Jamieson (2)

Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)

Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)

Photo: Raymond Brown (51)

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Photo: Raymond Brown (52)


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