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)




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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

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) and an English Marilyn (56th highest in England, 810th highest in the UK). The summit of Blake Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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, 285th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Hen Comb at 509m (1670ft). Hen Comb is classified as an Wainwright (No. 171).

Hen Comb is also known as an English Dewey (163rd highest in England, 374th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater

In no particular order . . .

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Darling Fell across Loweswater

Darling Fell across Loweswater

Photo: Andy Jamieson (2)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mellbreak with Grasmoor beyond from Hen Comb

Mellbreak with Grasmoor beyond from Hen Comb

Photo: Raymond Brown (49)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - The summit of Hen Comb

The summit of Hen Comb

Photo: David Hayter (367)

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

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Burnbank Fell summit cairn

Burnbank Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (703)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Photo: Chris Brankin (41)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Loweswater and Carling Knott

Loweswater and Carling Knott

Photo: David Hayter (156)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mellbreak from Mosedale (Loweswater)

Mellbreak from Mosedale (Loweswater)

Photo: Raymond Brown (50)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - The stone shelter on the summit of Blake Fell

The stone shelter on the summit of Blake Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (839)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mosedale with Red Pike (Buttermere) (centre left) and Starling Dodd (centre right) beyond from the lower slopes of Hen Comb

Mosedale with Red Pike (Buttermere) (centre left) and Starling Dodd (centre right) beyond from the lower slopes of Hen Comb

Photo: David Hayter (366)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Wonky stile on the route up Eagle Crag

Wonky stile on the route up Eagle Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (845)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)

Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (844)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (841)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (47)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Hen Comb from Whiteoak Moss

Hen Comb from Whiteoak Moss

Photo: Christine Shepherd (842)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor (centre) and Mellbreak (mid ground) from Blake Fell

Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor (centre) and Mellbreak (mid ground) from Blake Fell

Photo: Mike Knipe (174)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - The summit cairn on the top of Burnbank Fell

The summit cairn on the top of Burnbank Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (838)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - The Path to Hen Comb from Loweswater

The Path to Hen Comb from Loweswater

Photo: David Hayter (373)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike and Dale Head from Hen Comb

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike and Dale Head from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (40)

Walk c413 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Photo: Raymond Brown (30)


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