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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 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 Kirk Fell at 802m (2631ft). Kirk Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (42nd highest in England, 77th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 33). Kirk Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (49th highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales) and an 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 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).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

In no particular order . . .

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Pillar from Kirk Fell

Pillar from Kirk Fell

Photo: Matt Delemare (41)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (223)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (12)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Wayne Hill (4)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: David Swales (1)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Honister Crag (Black Star) and Bell Crag (right) from Honister Hause

Honister Crag (Black Star) and Bell Crag (right) from Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (532)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Great Gable summit

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (32)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Honister Hause from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Honister Hause from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Photo: Mike Walker (558)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (28)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Yew Crag and Yewcrag Quarries from Honister Hause

Yew Crag and Yewcrag Quarries from Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (531)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Beckhead Tarn on Beck Head

Beckhead Tarn on Beck Head

Photo: Matt Delemare (37)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Ennerdale from Moses' Trod

Ennerdale from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (45)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Me on Great Gable

Me on Great Gable

Photo: Rachel Hill (1)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Kirk Fell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Kirk Fell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Photo: Matt Delemare (40)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Photo: Matt Delemare (27)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

Photo: Arthur Norton (7)

Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause - Greengable Crag from Moses' Trod

Greengable Crag from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (43)


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