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 . . .

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (223)

The Slate Mine on Honister Pass

The Slate Mine on Honister Pass

Photo: Mike Jennings (13)

Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Photo: Matt Delemare (27)

Stickle Tarn from Harrison Stickle in The Langdale Pikes

Stickle Tarn from Harrison Stickle in The Langdale Pikes

Photo: David Swales (2)

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Photo: Simon Barnett (37)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

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)

Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Photo: Matt Delemare (26)

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (224)

On Great Gable

On Great Gable

Photo: Andrew Fryer (1)


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