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 (123rd highest in England, 283rd 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 (156th highest in England, 356th in England & Wales)Mellbreak is also classified as an English Marilyn (75th highest in England, 956th 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 . . .

Mellbreak from Mosedale (Loweswater)

Mellbreak from Mosedale (Loweswater)

Photo: Raymond Brown (50)

Gavel Fell summit cairn with Mellbreak and Grasmoor beyond

Gavel Fell summit cairn with Mellbreak and Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (43)

Icicles on Mellbreak

Icicles on Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (120)

Robinson and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Robinson and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (118)

Mellbreak with Grasmoor beyond from Hen Comb

Mellbreak with Grasmoor beyond from Hen Comb

Photo: Raymond Brown (49)

The cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

The cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (44)

The Isle of Man from Hen Comb

The Isle of Man from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (36)

Mellbreak from Mellbreak (North Top) with Red Pike beyond

Mellbreak from Mellbreak (North Top) with Red Pike beyond

Photo: David Hayter (116)

Paragliding from Mellbreak

Paragliding from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (117)

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)


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