Great Gable from Seathwaite

Sun 9 Sep 2001

Route: Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Sourmilk Gill - Base Brown - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Great Gable - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,870ft

Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Dry, overcast, cloud above fells all day, windy, strong at times, especially early on.

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Base Brown and Sourmilk Gill from Seathwaite, Borrowdale

Top of Sourmilk Gill, Borrowdale

The Hanging Stone, Base Brown

Seathwaite from Base Brown's north ridge

Dale Head and High Spy from the north ridge of Base Brown

Base Brown, upper section of north ridge

Anne approaching Base Brown summit

Panorama from Base Brown's summit: Dale Head to Dollywaggon Pike

The way ahead...The Gables from Base Brown

The Scafells from the ridge between Base Brown and Green Gable

The Grasmoor fells from the ridge between Base Brown and Green Gable

Buttermere Valley

Kirk Fell and Pillar with Red Pike, Scoat Fell and Black Crag beyond

Ennerdale from Green Gable summit

Great Gable from Green Gable

Langdale Pikes, Allen Crags, Bowfell, Esk Pike and Sprinkling Tarn from Green Gable

Panorama from Green Gable summit: Langdale Pikes to the route up Great Gable from Windy Gap

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

Looking back to Green Gable from the slopes of Great Gable

Anne at Great Gable summit

FRCC war memorial on Great Gable's summit

The Scafells from Great Gable

Wasdale from Great Gable summit

Coming down the 'Tourist Route' off Great Gable to Sty Head

Sty Head Mountain Rescue Kit with Lingmell behind

Wasdale Head and Yewbarrow from Sty Head

Styhead Tarn and the route back to Borrowdale

Borrowdale from above Taylorgill Force

Stockley Bridge, Grains Gill, Borrowdale

Previous Walk: Scoat Fell and Haycock from Ennerdale (Mon 27 Aug 2001)

Next Walk: Deepdale Horseshoe (Sun 16 Sep 2001)

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