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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Gable at 899m (2951ft). Great Gable is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (9th highest in England, 25th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 7). Great Gable is also known as a English Nuttall (11th highest in England, 28th highest in England & Wales). Great Gable is also classified as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in England, 76th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 34). Green Gable is also known as a English Nuttall (49th highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Brandreth at 715m (2347ft). Brandreth is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (90th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 81). Brandreth is also known as a English Nuttall (114th highest in England, 193rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Grey Knotts at 697m (2288ft). Grey Knotts is classified as a Wainwright (No. 92) and a English Nuttall (138th highest in England, 227th highest in England & Wales)

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 . . .

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (36)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (12)

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)

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Wayne Hill (4)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (11)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (44)

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)

The Slate Mine on Honister Pass

The Slate Mine on Honister Pass

Photo: Mike Jennings (13)

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)

Honister Crag from Honister

Honister Crag from Honister

Photo: Mike Knipe (43)


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