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 (156th highest in England, 356th in England & Wales)Mellbreak is also classified as an English Marilyn (75th highest in England, 956th 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, 372nd 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 (164th highest in England, 373rd 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 . . .

Loweswater and Carling Knott

Loweswater and Carling Knott

Photo: David Hayter (156)

Thirlmere from the summit of Raven Crag

Thirlmere from the summit of Raven Crag

Photo: Ron Anderson (8)

Grasmoor summit from Mellbreak

Grasmoor summit from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (121)

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (47)

Icicles on Mellbreak

Icicles on Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (120)

Great Bourne from Hen Comb

Great Bourne from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (37)

Paragliding from Mellbreak

Paragliding from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (117)

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Photo: Christine Shepherd (17)

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Mellbreak from Maggie's Bridge

Photo: Raymond Brown (52)

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)


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