Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause

Easy to follow paths - a Lakeland classic


Route outline for walk c442:

Honister Pass  -  Honister Hause  -  Grey Knotts  -  Brandreth  -  Green Gable  -  Windy Gap  -  Great Gable  -  Westmorland Cairn  -  Beck Head  -  Beckhead Tarn  -  Moses' Trod  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Honister Pass




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
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 Great Gable at 899m (2951ft). Great Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (9th highest in England, 25th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 7). Great Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (11th highest in England, 28th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (4th highest in England, 238th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Green Gable at 801m (2629ft). Green Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (43rd highest in England, 78th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (50th highest in England, 93rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Brandreth at 715m (2346ft). Brandreth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th highest in England, 152nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 81). Brandreth is also known as an English Nuttall (112th highest in England, 191st highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause

In no particular order . . .

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Three Lakes (Ennerdale (left), Buttermere (right bottom) & Crummock Water (right top) from Moses' Trod

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Three Lakes (Ennerdale (left), Buttermere (right bottom) & Crummock Water (right top) from Moses' Trod

Photo: Christine Shepherd (29)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (44)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Beckhead Tarn on Beck Head

Beckhead Tarn on Beck Head

Photo: Matt Delemare (37)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - *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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Greengable Crag from Moses' Trod

Greengable Crag from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (43)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Photo: Chris Budd (5)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (37)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (44)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Climbing Great Gable in the mist

Photo: Simon Barnett (24)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - Buttermere and Crummock Water from Moses' Trod below Brandreth

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Moses' Trod below Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (46)

Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause - 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)


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