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 (198th highest in England, 340th 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 . . .

Coldberry Gutter Mine

Coldberry Gutter Mine

Photo: Ben Houghton (3)

*Pillar (left), High Stile (centre), Ennerdale, Hay Stacks, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Grasmoor (right) from  Green Gable

*Pillar (left), High Stile (centre), Ennerdale, Hay Stacks, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Grasmoor (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (75)

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: David Swales (1)

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre) from Brandreth summit cairn

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre) from Brandreth summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (556)

The glorious Staffordshire countryside from the summit of Narrowdale Hill

The glorious Staffordshire countryside from the summit of Narrowdale Hill

Photo: Don Ritchie (40)

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)

Memorial to a crashed aircraft on Whittle Hill

Memorial to a crashed aircraft on Whittle Hill

Photo: Paul Chadwick (7)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Photo: Jimmy Wakefield (4)

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (4)

The scree slope on the western slope of Great Gable

The scree slope on the western slope of Great Gable

Photo: Karen Harding (7)

Sundorne Castle Farm

Sundorne Castle Farm

Photo: Keith Watson (2)

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Moses' Trod below Brandreth

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Moses' Trod below Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (46)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Photo: Robert Salisbury (6)

Climbing Craig y Fan Ddu

Climbing Craig y Fan Ddu

Photo: Chris Sillett (13)

Great Gable from Green Gable

Great Gable from Green Gable

Photo: Matt Delemare (29)

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (14)

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Photo: Andy Malcolm (211)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

Me jumping for joy at the great view from at Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, with Edinburgh Castle in the background

Me jumping for joy at the great view from at Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, with Edinburgh Castle in the background

Photo: Bethany Lawrie (2)

Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable panorama featuring Kirk Fell (foreground centre), Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell and Seatallan beyond (left), Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind Kirk Fell (centre) and Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (right)

Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable panorama featuring Kirk Fell (foreground centre), Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell and Seatallan beyond (left), Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind Kirk Fell (centre) and Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (216)

Tottlebank Height Summit Cairn

Tottlebank Height Summit Cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (300)

Looking onto An Stuc (Ben Lawers) from Meall Garbh (Loch Tay)

Looking onto An Stuc (Ben Lawers) from Meall Garbh (Loch Tay)

Photo: Ronnie Clayes (6)

The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (18)

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Photo: Paul Johnson (9)

Former mine train locomotive outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Former mine train locomotive outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (561)

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (28)

Caerwys Animal Pound Information Plaque

Caerwys Animal Pound Information Plaque

Photo: Peter Imrie (7)

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)

Clive Church

Clive Church

Photo: Peter Littler (1)

Mungrisdale from Raven Crags

Mungrisdale from Raven Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (143)

River Swale and High Harker Hill from Reeth

River Swale and High Harker Hill from Reeth

Photo: David Leak (11)

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (93)

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (30)

Bache Hill summit trig point with Black Mixen on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Bache Hill summit trig point with Black Mixen on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (5)

Dismantled Tramway that forms part of The Coast to Coast walk leading to Honister Hause from below the Drum House on Moses' Trod

Dismantled Tramway that forms part of The Coast to Coast walk leading to Honister Hause from below the Drum House on Moses' Trod

Photo: William Ringwood (47)

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre left) from the summit of Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre left) from the summit of Brandreth

Photo: Mike Walker (555)

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Dave Slack (1)

Snow on Scafell Pike (left), Sca Fell (right top) and Lingmell (right centre) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Snow on Scafell Pike (left), Sca Fell (right top) and Lingmell (right centre) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Photo: Peter Dryden (21)

The Red Kite Trail in Chopwell Wood

The Red Kite Trail in Chopwell Wood

Photo: David Wright (169)

Wast Water from Great Gable

Wast Water from Great Gable

Photo: Tony Higgs (3)

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Wayne Hill (4)

Fantastic view from the top of Wolfscote Hill

Fantastic view from the top of Wolfscote Hill

Photo: Jeff Loyd (5)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (39)

Beck Head and Beckhead Tarn with Kirk Fell beyond from below Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Beck Head and Beckhead Tarn with Kirk Fell beyond from below Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Matt Delemare (36)

Whins Brow summit trig point

Whins Brow summit trig point

Photo: Syd Barnes (2)

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (29)

Moelwyn Bach (left) and Craigysgafn (right) from Stwlan Dam

Moelwyn Bach (left) and Craigysgafn (right) from Stwlan Dam

Photo: Gerald Murphy (39)

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (25)

Kirk Fell (foreground), Pillar, Ennerdale, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (far right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Kirk Fell (foreground), Pillar, Ennerdale, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (far right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (219)

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Photo: Darren Proctor (4)

Kirk Fell (East Top) summit cairn

Kirk Fell (East Top) summit cairn

Photo: Matt Delemare (39)

Cuns Fell summit

Cuns Fell summit

Photo: Mark Kissipie (76)

The summit cairn on Green Gable with Great Gable beyond

The summit cairn on Green Gable with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Matt Delemare (31)

Little Scoat Fell and Pillar (distance) with Brandreth (foreground) from Base Brown

Little Scoat Fell and Pillar (distance) with Brandreth (foreground) from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (17)

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Photo: Bob Illingworth (3)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Photo: Mike Walker (530)

Great Gable summit

Great Gable summit

Photo: William Ringwood (45)

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (666)

Boundary Stone on Burnhope Seat

Boundary Stone on Burnhope Seat

Photo: Mark Kissipie (99)

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Photo: Geoff Jones (1)

Great Gable towering above Moses' Trod

Great Gable towering above Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (42)

Burpham church

Burpham church

Photo: Robert Salisbury (11)

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Photo: Simon Barnett (37)

Great Gable from Beck Head

Great Gable from Beck Head

Photo: Matt Delemare (38)

Illgill Head and Wasdale from Kirk Fell

Illgill Head and Wasdale from Kirk Fell

Photo: Peter Swan (20)

Stepping Stones across the River Ure near Askrigg

Stepping Stones across the River Ure near Askrigg

Photo: Mark Reid (2)

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)

Kirk Fell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Kirk Fell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Photo: Matt Delemare (40)

Views from Newport Wetlands Reserve, Uskmouth, Newport

Views from Newport Wetlands Reserve, Uskmouth, Newport

Photo: Roy Crogan (39)

Drygarn Fawr from a boundary stone on Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn)

Drygarn Fawr from a boundary stone on Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn)

Photo: Colin France (5)

Wettonmill

Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (12)

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Photo: Malcolm McLean (3)

Wasdale Head from Kirk Fell

Wasdale Head from Kirk Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (5)

Gunnerside and Swaledale from Blea Barf

Gunnerside and Swaledale from Blea Barf

Photo: Sue Take (8)

On the summit of Brown Willy

On the summit of Brown Willy

Photo: Patrick Fludder (1)

Glaramara from Base Brown

Glaramara from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (19)

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

Thornton Moor Reservoir from the Bronte Way near Sunny Bank

Thornton Moor Reservoir from the Bronte Way near Sunny Bank

Photo: Stuart Richardson (7)

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (11)

Llyn Gafr from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Llyn Gafr from Cadair Idris (Penygadair)

Photo: Gerald Murphy (76)

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

Photo: William Wallace (4)

View Point nr Norbury Park House

View Point nr Norbury Park House

Photo: Dean Woodrow (7)

The Titterstone Incline

The Titterstone Incline

Photo: Martin Teasdale (2)

Limestone Pavement on top of Malham Cove

Limestone Pavement on top of Malham Cove

Photo: Sheila Holmes (5)

The Drake Stone in the Harbottle Hills

The Drake Stone in the Harbottle Hills

Photo: David Wright (3)

Harrison Stickle and Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) framed by cloud whilst ascending Green Gable

Harrison Stickle and Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) framed by cloud whilst ascending Green Gable

Photo: Rob Barklamb (42)

The Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

The Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (161)

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)

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

Beinn Chaorach from Gleann a' Chlachain

Beinn Chaorach from Gleann a' Chlachain

Photo: Mike Walker (247)

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (79)

Beckhead Tarn on Beck Head

Beckhead Tarn on Beck Head

Photo: Matt Delemare (37)

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Photo: Martin Mackey (3)

Kirk Fell with Pillar and Little Scoat Fell beyond from Great Gable summit

Kirk Fell with Pillar and Little Scoat Fell beyond from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (33)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

Slate sculptures outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Slate sculptures outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (560)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

Photo: Richard Peacock (6)

The Cheviot from Broadhope Hill

The Cheviot from Broadhope Hill

Photo: Mike Knipe (176)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

Photo: Sandy Taylor (1)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Ian Windle (47)

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

Hallin Fell from a viewpoint on the descent from High Dodd (Sleet Fell)

Hallin Fell from a viewpoint on the descent from High Dodd (Sleet Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (618)

Boretree Tarn on Finsthwaite Heights

Boretree Tarn on Finsthwaite Heights

Photo: Andy Malcolm (190)

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)

Robinson, Handscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Hause

Robinson, Handscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (235)

Llyn Cwm-y-foel (left) and Cnicht (right) from near Llyn Yr Adar

Llyn Cwm-y-foel (left) and Cnicht (right) from near Llyn Yr Adar

Photo: Martin Talbot (12)

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

Photo: Mike Smart (9)

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (18)

Styhead Tarn from Windy Gap bewteen Great Gable and Green Gable

Styhead Tarn from Windy Gap bewteen Great Gable and Green Gable

Photo: Simon Barnett (36)

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Photo: Chris Fairfowl (2)

Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (44)

Dove Dale Stepping Stones across the River Dove

Dove Dale Stepping Stones across the River Dove

Photo: Brian Lunn (3)

Ennerdale with Pillar (left) and High Stile (right) from Green Gable

Ennerdale with Pillar (left) and High Stile (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Matt Delemare (30)

Wast Water from a misty Great Gable

Wast Water from a misty Great Gable

Photo: Simon Barnett (23)

Old quarries on Chinley Churn

Old quarries on Chinley Churn

Photo: Paul Stewart (11)

Carnedd Dafydd from Gwaun-y-gwiail, Bethesda

Carnedd Dafydd from Gwaun-y-gwiail, Bethesda

Photo: Roger Maloney (11)

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)

Glen Dee from The Devil's Point

Glen Dee from The Devil's Point

Photo: Mark Kissipie (11)

The River Esk in Langholm where it meets Ewes Water

The River Esk in Langholm where it meets Ewes Water

Photo: Mike Maclean (3)

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (11)

Craster Tower

Craster Tower

Photo: David Wright (20)

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Photo: Georg Dite (6)

Tilgate Park, Crawley

Tilgate Park, Crawley

Photo: Jean Betts (18)

The River South Tyne near Tynehead

The River South Tyne near Tynehead

Photo: Mike Knipe (71)

The winding Honister Pass road

The winding Honister Pass road

Photo: Kevin Finn (41)

The Water Cut Sculpture on Lady Anne's Way, Mallerstang Valley

The Water Cut Sculpture on Lady Anne's Way, Mallerstang Valley

Photo: Robert Hall (46)

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (27)

On Sergeant Man

On Sergeant Man

Photo: Kurt Elliott (4)

Higher Tor

Higher Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (23)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Photo: James Brennan (4)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (40)

Illgill Head (left) Wasdale, Wast Water and Yewbarrow from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head (left) Wasdale, Wast Water and Yewbarrow from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Paula Oldham (2)

On the lower slopes of Ben Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe and Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe in the background

On the lower slopes of Ben Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe and Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe in the background

Photo: Kim Corke (1)

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Photo: Des Ellwood (2)

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (15)

Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

Darling Fell summit cairn

Darling Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (484)

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Photo: Chris Budd (5)

Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

Photo: Stephen Turner (1)

The High Stile ridge (left), Buttermere and the Grasmoor massif (right) from Brandreth

The High Stile ridge (left), Buttermere and the Grasmoor massif (right) from Brandreth

Photo: Mike Walker (557)

William Clough

William Clough

Photo: Stella Whittaker (2)

Stream above Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)<br>from the North Wales Path, Dyserth

Stream above Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)
from the North Wales Path, Dyserth

Photo: Peter Ingham (9)

Yew Crag and Yewcrag Quarries from Honister Hause

Yew Crag and Yewcrag Quarries from Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (531)

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Photo: Jack Quick (10)

Honister Hause from Bell Crags

Honister Hause from Bell Crags

Photo: Mike Walker (533)

Slate sculpture of an eagle outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Slate sculpture of an eagle outside the slate mine shop at Honister Hause

Photo: Mike Walker (559)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

High Stile and Gatesgarthdale Beck from Honister Pass

Photo: Arthur Norton (7)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

Petton Hall

Petton Hall

Photo: Joel Bennett (5)

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Photo: Andrew Garnett (3)

Bear in a tree near Wattisham

Bear in a tree near Wattisham

Photo: Anne Trew (1)

Murton Fell summit cairn

Murton Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (103)

Scafell Pike Summit cairn

Scafell Pike Summit cairn

Photo: Craig Carter (19)

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (17)

Dalton Quarry in Middleton Dale near Stoney Middleton

Dalton Quarry in Middleton Dale near Stoney Middleton

Photo: Robin Coates (2)

Shooting lodge below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Shooting lodge below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (207)

Base Brown summit cairn

Base Brown summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (533)

Wild ponies on St David's Head, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Wild ponies on St David's Head, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Photo: David Hague (20)

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Photo: Peter Schofield (4)

Britland Edge Hill summit

Britland Edge Hill summit

Photo: Dorsal Finn (57)

Esk Pike (far left), Great End (centre) and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Esk Pike (far left), Great End (centre) and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (20)

Wild Camping at Loch Lundie between Invergarry and Fort Augustus in the Great Glen

Wild Camping at Loch Lundie between Invergarry and Fort Augustus in the Great Glen

Photo: Mike Knipe (243)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Photo: Jill Smythe (2)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (123)

My wife Pamela on the top of Green Gable with Great Gable behind

My wife Pamela on the top of Green Gable with Great Gable behind

Photo: Andrew Ward (2)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Photo: Matt Delemare (27)

The Jubilee Monument Obelisk on the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

The Jubilee Monument Obelisk on the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (158)

Morecambe Bay sunset featuring Black Combe (right)

Morecambe Bay sunset featuring Black Combe (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (153)

Stob Breac from Inverlochlarig

Stob Breac from Inverlochlarig

Photo: Mike Walker (130)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

Callow (left), Nills, Church Stretton, The Lawley, Caer Caradoc Hill and Ragleth Hill (right) from near Minton

Callow (left), Nills, Church Stretton, The Lawley, Caer Caradoc Hill and Ragleth Hill (right) from near Minton

Photo: Debbie Green (11)

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)

Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (9)

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (2)

Hayfield Church

Hayfield Church

Photo: Richard Hooper (23)

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Photo: Lovat Fraser (16)

Pillar from Kirk Fell

Pillar from Kirk Fell

Photo: Matt Delemare (41)

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (24)

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (174)

Madwoman's Stones, Edale Moor

Madwoman's Stones, Edale Moor

Photo: Ian Windle (36)

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Photo: David Thompson (2)

On Great Gable

On Great Gable

Photo: Andrew Fryer (1)

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (223)

The Falls of Tarf

The Falls of Tarf

Photo: Mike Knipe (59)

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (46)

Northern Souls Walking Club at the Remembrance Day service on top of Great Gable

Northern Souls Walking Club at the Remembrance Day service on top of Great Gable

Photo: Paul Brown (2)

The Cantilever Stone on Glyder Fach

The Cantilever Stone on Glyder Fach

Photo: Colin White (7)

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)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Ian Gaylard (8)

Honister Crag from Honister

Honister Crag from Honister

Photo: Mike Knipe (43)

Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Photo: Matt Delemare (26)

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Photo: Jamie Whysall (1)

Descending Dowgang Hush

Descending Dowgang Hush

Photo: Des Tucker (11)

Borrowdale and Styhead Pass from the slopes of Great Gable above Sty Head

Borrowdale and Styhead Pass from the slopes of Great Gable above Sty Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (220)

Muker Methodist Church

Muker Methodist Church

Photo: Cheryl Sullivan (2)

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (236)

Meltham across Meltham Moor from West Nab

Meltham across Meltham Moor from West Nab

Photo: Gordon Leather (4)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (44)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (36)

Public Footpath number 3, which runs from Fen Road to Walcott Road, Billinghay

Public Footpath number 3, which runs from Fen Road to Walcott Road, Billinghay

Photo: John Tattersall (6)

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (26)

Me on Great Gable

Me on Great Gable

Photo: Rachel Hill (1)

Greengable Crag from Moses' Trod

Greengable Crag from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (43)

The Slate Mine on Honister Pass

The Slate Mine on Honister Pass

Photo: Mike Jennings (13)

The Wells, Stow-on-the-Wold

The Wells, Stow-on-the-Wold

Photo: Brian Park (1)

Wast Water with Illgill Head (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Great Gable summit

Wast Water with Illgill Head (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Great Gable summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (34)

Wasdale Head and Wast Water from Gavel Neese on the lower slopes of Great Gable

Wasdale Head and Wast Water from Gavel Neese on the lower slopes of Great Gable

Photo: David Swales (20)

Honister Hause from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Honister Hause from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Photo: Mike Walker (558)

On the summit of Great Gable

On the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Ray Mather (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)

Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy from Base Brown

Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (18)

The view from the summit of Wetton Hill (South West Top)

The view from the summit of Wetton Hill (South West Top)

Photo: Michael Davidson (37)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

Wasdale featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from Westmorland Cairn near the summit of Great Gable

Wasdale featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from Westmorland Cairn near the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Karen Harding (5)

Arundel Castle entrance

Arundel Castle entrance

Photo: Robert Salisbury (1)

Galleny Force

Galleny Force

Photo: Gerry Ball (44)

Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (8)

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

Photo: Alex Oldridge (4)

Heading South from Carn Edward in the Preseli Hills

Heading South from Carn Edward in the Preseli Hills

Photo: Neil Toulouse (7)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (12)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Three Lakes from Moses' Trod

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Three Lakes from Moses' Trod

Photo: Christine Shepherd (29)

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)

Bamford Edge, Bamford Moor with Stanage Edge (Stanage Edge) in the distance

Bamford Edge, Bamford Moor with Stanage Edge (Stanage Edge) in the distance

Photo: Max Magnusson (8)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (50)

Frozen Quarry at the top of the Bloody Bridge River

Frozen Quarry at the top of the Bloody Bridge River

Photo: Colin McCourt (15)

The Money Tree on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

The Money Tree on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Photo: Bob Ferguson (50)

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (39)

Ennerdale from Moses' Trod

Ennerdale from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (45)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (390)

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (217)

Brandreth summit cairn with Gillercomb Head leading up to Green Gable with Great Gable looking majestic in the background

Brandreth summit cairn with Gillercomb Head leading up to Green Gable with Great Gable looking majestic in the background

Photo: Matt Delemare (28)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Photo: Maurice Openshaw (5)

Barley, Ing Ends and Ogden Reservoirs from the top Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Barley, Ing Ends and Ogden Reservoirs from the top Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Mike Mcdonnell (14)

Punchbowl Inn, Askham

Punchbowl Inn, Askham

Photo: Mike Walker (127)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (37)

Old Kiln workings on Fremington Edge

Old Kiln workings on Fremington Edge

Photo: Robert Hardaker (15)

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)

Great Gable and Green Gable from Base Brown

Great Gable and Green Gable from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (16)

The winding road up Honister Pass

The winding road up Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (38)

Seat Sandal summit

Seat Sandal summit

Photo: David Hayter (311)

Wast Water from teh summit of Great Gable

Wast Water from teh summit of Great Gable

Photo: Simon Barnett (35)

The Norfolk Countryside near Weeting in the snow

The Norfolk Countryside near Weeting in the snow

Photo: Jean Betts (102)


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