Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Easy to follow paths - a Lakeland classic


Route outline for walk c241:

Seatoller (Borrowdale)  -  Seathwaite  -  Sourmilk Gill (Seathwaite)  -  Gillercomb  -  Blackmoor Pols  -  Mitchell Cove  -  Green Gable  -  Windy Gap  -  Great Gable  -  Westmorland Cairn  -  Beck Head  -  Beckhead Tarn  -  Moses' Trod  -  Honister Pass  -  Honister Hause  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Seatoller (Borrowdale)




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Gable at 899m (2951ft). Great Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (9th highest in England, 25th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 7). Great Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (11th highest in England, 28th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (4th highest in England, 238th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Green Gable at 801m (2629ft). Green Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (43rd highest in England, 78th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (50th highest in England, 93rd highest in England & Wales).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

In no particular order . . .

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

Photo: Arthur Norton (7)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Kirk Fell with Pillar and Little Scoat Fell beyond from Great Gable summit

Kirk Fell with Pillar and Little Scoat Fell beyond from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (33)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (9)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (28)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Three Lakes (Ennerdale (left), Buttermere (right bottom) & Crummock Water (right top) from Moses' Trod

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Three Lakes (Ennerdale (left), Buttermere (right bottom) & Crummock Water (right top) from Moses' Trod

Photo: Christine Shepherd (29)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Great Gable summit

Great Gable summit

Photo: William Ringwood (45)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Great Gable towering above Moses' Trod

Great Gable towering above Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (42)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (223)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Wast Water with Illgill Head (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Great Gable summit

Wast Water with Illgill Head (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (34)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - On the summit of Great Gable

On the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Ray Mather (1)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (37)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Photo: Chris Budd (5)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (12)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (27)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Wasdale featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from Westmorland Cairn near the summit of Great Gable

Wasdale featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from Westmorland Cairn near the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Karen Harding (5)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Wasdale Head and Wast Water from Gavel Neese on the lower slopes of Great Gable

Wasdale Head and Wast Water from Gavel Neese on the lower slopes of Great Gable

Photo: David Swales (20)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Former mine train locomotive outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Former mine train locomotive outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (561)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (2)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (40)

Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Photo: Mike Walker (530)


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