Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

Easy to follow paths - a Lakeland classic


Route outline for walk c338:

Honister Pass  -  Honister Hause  -  Grey Knotts  -  Brandreth  -  Green Gable  -  Windy Gap  -  Great Gable  -  Westmorland Cairn  -  Beck Head  -  Beckhead Tarn  -  Kirk Fell (East Top)  -  Kirk Fell  -  Moses' Trod  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Honister Pass.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
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 Great Gable at 899m (2951ft). Great Gable is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (9th highest in England, 25th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 7). Great Gable is also known as a English Nuttall (11th highest in England, 28th highest in England & Wales). Great Gable is also classified as a English Marilyn (4th highest in England, 238th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Kirk Fell at 802m (2632ft). Kirk Fell is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (38th highest in England, 72nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 33). Kirk Fell is also known as a English Nuttall (46th highest in England, 88th highest in England & Wales). Kirk Fell is also classified as a English Marilyn (15th highest in England, 391st highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Green Gable at 801m (2629ft). Green Gable is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in England, 76th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as a English Nuttall (49th highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Kirk Fell (East Top) at 787m (2583ft). Kirk Fell (East Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (50th England, 89th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (59th highest in England, 108th highest in England & Wales); Brandreth at 715m (2347ft). Brandreth is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (90th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 81) and a English Nuttall (114th highest in England, 193rd highest in England & Wales); Grey Knotts at 697m (2288ft). Grey Knotts is classified as a Wainwright (No. 92) and a English Nuttall (138th highest in England, 227th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

In no particular order . . .

Kirk Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Kirk Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (218)

Boggy ground on Haresceugh Fell

Boggy ground on Haresceugh Fell

Photo: Chris Hillman (6)

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (15)

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (93)

On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background

On the way up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on the PYG track with Cribau and Y Lliwedd prominent in the background

Photo: Chris Jones (3)

Loch Leven and Glenco from near the summit of Bidean Nam Bian

Loch Leven and Glenco from near the summit of Bidean Nam Bian

Photo: Ronnie Smith (3)

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (39)

The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

The River Esk in Langholm where it meets Ewes Water

The River Esk in Langholm where it meets Ewes Water

Photo: Mike Maclean (3)

Me and my dog, Rosie at the top of Great Gable

Me and my dog, Rosie at the top of Great Gable

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (1)


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