Walk c417 Base Brown, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

Easy to follow paths with great views


Route outline for walk c417:

Honister Pass  -  Honister Hause  -  Grey Knotts  -  Brandreth  -  Blackmoor Pols  -  Base Brown  -  Mitchell Cove  -  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
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
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); Base Brown at 646m (2120ft). Base Brown is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (148th highest in England, 254th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 117) and a English Nuttall (197th highest in England, 338th 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 c417 Base Brown, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

In no particular order . . .

Looking back to Ennerdale (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Crummock Water (right) from Moses' Trod near the top of Loft Beck

Looking back to Ennerdale (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Crummock Water (right) from Moses' Trod near the top of Loft Beck

Photo: David Croasdell (1)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Lesley Line (1)

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (11)

Base Brown summit cairn

Base Brown summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (533)

Ennerdale from Moses' Trod

Ennerdale from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (45)

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Photo: Peter Schofield (4)

Wast Water and The Wasdale Valley from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Wast Water and The Wasdale Valley from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Matt Delemare (35)

Great Gable towering above Moses' Trod

Great Gable towering above Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (42)


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