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) and an English Marilyn (56th highest in England, 810th highest in the UK). The summit of Blake Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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, 285th 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, 358th in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (75th highest in England, 962nd highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag:

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

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Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Photo: Raymond Brown (52)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Murton Fell from Blake Fell summit

Murton Fell from Blake Fell summit

Photo: Raymond Brown (42)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (841)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - High Snockrigg and Robinson, Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike from the summit of Hen Comb

High Snockrigg and Robinson, Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike from the summit of Hen Comb

Photo: David Hayter (368)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Hay field by Loweswater

Hay field by Loweswater

Photo: David Hayter (157)

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

The Loweswater Fells from Mellbreak

Photo: Andy Malcolm (112)

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

Hen Comb from Whiteoak Moss

Photo: Christine Shepherd (842)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb summit cairn

Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb summit cairn

Photo: Raymond Brown (48)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb

Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb

Photo: Raymond Brown (46)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Murton Fell beyond Cogra Moss from Sharp Knott

Murton Fell beyond Cogra Moss from Sharp Knott

Photo: Raymond Brown (39)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Blake Fell summit cairn

Blake Fell summit cairn

Photo: Raymond Brown (40)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - The stone shelter on the summit of Blake Fell

The stone shelter on the summit of Blake Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (839)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Wonky stile on the route up Eagle Crag

Wonky stile on the route up Eagle Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (845)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor (far left), Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (far right) from Mellbreak

Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor (far left), Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (far right) from Mellbreak

Photo: Andy Malcolm (115)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Grasmoor and Crummock Water from Holme Wood above High Nook Farm

Grasmoor and Crummock Water from Holme Wood above High Nook Farm

Photo: Raymond Brown (32)

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

Loweswater and Burnbank Fell

Photo: David Hayter (154)

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

Hen Comb summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (843)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Frozen path on Mellbreak North end

Frozen path on Mellbreak North end

Photo: David Hayter (123)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Loweswater with Fellbarrow and Low Fell from Hen Comb

Loweswater with Fellbarrow and Low Fell from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (35)

Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater - Gavel Fell summit cairn with Mellbreak and Grasmoor beyond

Gavel Fell summit cairn with Mellbreak and Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (43)


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