Great Gable from Honister Hause

Sat 6 Apr 2002

Route: Honister Pass - Drum House - Moses' Trod - Beck Head - Great Gable - Windy Gap - Green Gable - Gillercomb Head - Gillercomb Head Tarns - Brandreth - Grey Knotts Tarns - Grey Knotts - Honister Pass

Distance: 6.00 miles

Ascent: 2,350ft

Time: 5 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne, Roger and Ann Hiley, Paul Cheshire and Lisa Lloyd Williams


Dry, sunshine, blue sky, warm out of the wind

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Honister Crag from Honister Hause

Looking back down on Honister Hause from the climb upto the Drum House

Dubs Bottom, Pillar, Haystacks, High Crag and High Stile from Fleetwith

Westerly panorama from the path contouring round Brandreth

Walking along Moses' Trod

Kirk Fell and Pillar from Moses' Trod under Gable Crag

Climbing Great Gable's northwest ridge from Beck Head

Looking over Kirk Fell to Red Pike (Wasdale), Scoat Fell, Steeple, Black Crag and Pillar from Great Gable summit

Southeasterly panorama from Great Gable summit

Wasdale from the Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Panorama from the Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Looking across Windy Gap to Green Gable

View east from Windy Gap - Langdale Pikes, Allen Crags, Bowfell, Esk Pike, Great End, Sprinkling Tarn and Styhead Tarn

View west from Windy Gap - Ennerdale

Kirk Fell and Pillar from Green Gable summit

Northerly panorama from Green Gable summit

Combe Head and Glaramara (right) with the Helvellyn ridge in the distance from Brandreth summit

Heading towards Grey Knotts from Brandreth

The Helvellyn range in the distance from Grey Knotts summit

The northwestern fells from Grey Knotts

Dale Head from Grey Knotts

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