Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater

Short ridge ascent (scramble) to fine views


Route outline for walk c421:

Maggie's Bridge (Loweswater)  -  Loweswater  -  Kirkgate Farm  -  Raven Crag  -  White Crag  -  Mellbreak (North Top)  -  Mellbreak  -  Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)  -  Thrang Crags  -  Hen Comb  -  Little Dodd (Loweswater Fell)  -  Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)  -  Kirkgate Farm  -  Loweswater  -  Maggie's Bridge (Loweswater)




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
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 Mellbreak at 512m (1680ft). Mellbreak is classified as an Wainwright (No. 168). Mellbreak is also known as an English Dewey (157th highest in England, 358th in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (75th highest in England, 962nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Mellbreak (North Top) at 509m (1671ft). Mellbreak (North Top) is also known as an English Dewey (163rd highest in England, 373rd in England & Wales) The summit of Mellbreak (North Top) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 (164th highest in England, 374th in England & Wales)

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 c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater

In no particular order . . .

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mellbreak from Mellbreak (North Top) with Red Pike beyond

Mellbreak from Mellbreak (North Top) with Red Pike beyond

Photo: David Hayter (116)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb summit cairn

Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb summit cairn

Photo: Raymond Brown (48)

Walk c421 Mellbreak 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 c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Paragliding from Mellbreak

Paragliding from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (117)

Walk c421 Mellbreak 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 c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Grasmoor across Crummock Water

Grasmoor across Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (119)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Hay field by Loweswater

Hay field by Loweswater

Photo: David Hayter (157)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)

Mosedale Beck (Loweswater)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (844)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb

Robinson (left), Buttermere and Red Pike (Buttermere) from Hen Comb

Photo: Raymond Brown (46)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - The summit of Hen Comb

The summit of Hen Comb

Photo: David Hayter (367)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Hen Comb summit cairn . . .

Hen Comb summit cairn . . .

Photo: Christine Shepherd (508)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Loweswater and Carling Knott

Loweswater and Carling Knott

Photo: David Hayter (156)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Loweswater from Mellbreak

Loweswater from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (115)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - *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)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Blake Fell from Maggie's Bridge

Blake Fell from Maggie's Bridge

Photo: Raymond Brown (53)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Mellbreak

Mellbreak

Photo: Gerry Ball (39)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor (far left), Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (far right) from Mellbreak

Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor (far left), Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (far right) from Mellbreak

Photo: Andy Malcolm (115)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Great Bourne from Hen Comb

Great Bourne from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (37)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - Thirlmere from the summit of Raven Crag

Thirlmere from the summit of Raven Crag

Photo: Ron Anderson (8)

Walk c421 Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Loweswater - The Isle of Man from Hen Comb

The Isle of Man from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (36)


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