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)Mellbreak is also classified as an English Marilyn (75th highest in England, 961st 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)

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 . . .

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)

Thirlmere from the summit of Raven Crag

Thirlmere from the summit of Raven Crag

Photo: Ron Anderson (8)

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Hen Comb summit cairn with Mellbreak and Crummock Water beyond

Photo: Raymond Brown (47)

Loweswater from Mellbreak

Loweswater from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (115)

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

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

Photo: Raymond Brown (46)

Hen Comb summit cairn . . .

Hen Comb summit cairn . . .

Photo: Christine Shepherd (508)

Burnbank Fell across Loweswater

Burnbank Fell across Loweswater

Photo: David Hayter (153)

Grasmoor summit from Mellbreak

Grasmoor summit from Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (121)

Grasmoor across Crummock Water

Grasmoor across Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (119)

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Photo: Raymond Brown (30)


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