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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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

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 in England, 28th in England & Wales). Great Gable is classified as a Marilyn (4th highest in England, 236th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Green Gable, 801m (2629ft). Green Gable is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in England, 76th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as an English Nuttall (49th in England, 92nd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Brandreth, 715m (2347ft). Brandreth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (90th highest in England, 154th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 81). Brandreth is also known as an English Nuttall (114th in England, 193rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Grey Knotts, 697m (2288ft) - a Wainwright (No. 92) and an English Nuttall (138th Eng, 227th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause

In no particular order . . .

Kirk Fell (East Top) summit cairn

Kirk Fell (East Top) summit cairn

Photo: Matt Delemare (39)

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)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (11)

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)

Great Langdale

Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (14)

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)

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

Innominate Tarn with Great Gable (top right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Innominate Tarn with Great Gable (top right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Simon Barnett (38)

Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Photo: Matt Delemare (44)

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Photo: Chris Budd (5)


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