Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater

High level walk away from the crowds


Route outline for walk c413:

- 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  -   Little Dodd (Loweswater Fell)  -   Mosedale (Loweswater)  -   Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)  -   Loweswater Village  -   Maggie's Bridge (Loweswater).




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Blake Fell at 573m (1881ft). Blake Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 139). Blake Fell is also known as an English Dewey (37th in England, 82nd in England & Wales)Blake Fell is classified as a Marilyn (56th highest in England, 809th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Gavel Fell, 526m (1726ft). Gavel Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 159). Gavel Fell is also known as an English Dewey (123rd in England, 283rd in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Hen Comb, 509m (1670ft). Hen Comb is classified as a Wainwright (No. 171). Hen Comb is also known as an English Dewey (164th in England, 373rd in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Burnbank Fell, 475m (1559ft) - a Wainwright (No. 183).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater

In no particular order . . .

Whiteside from Fellbarrow

Whiteside from Fellbarrow

Photo: David Hayter (155)

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Photo: Christine Shepherd (17)

Causey Pike summit cairn

Causey Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (18)

Hen Comb summit cairn . . .

Hen Comb summit cairn . . .

Photo: Christine Shepherd (508)

Hay field by Loweswater

Hay field by Loweswater

Photo: David Hayter (157)

Whiteless Pike (left), High Snockrigg and Robinson (right) and Crummock Water from Black Beck (Mosedale)

Whiteless Pike (left), High Snockrigg and Robinson (right) and Crummock Water from Black Beck (Mosedale)

Photo: David Hayter (369)

The large cairn on the summit of Carling Knott

The large cairn on the summit of Carling Knott

Photo: Christine Shepherd (704)

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Photo: Raymond Brown (52)

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Photo: Chris Brankin (43)

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (6)


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