Great Gable from Honister Hause

Wed 12 May 2010

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: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: On own


Lots of sunshine but cloud building, a cool breeze at times

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Honister Crag from Honister Hause

The Drum House, well the remains of it

The Buttermere Valley with Haystacks in shadow on the left

Ennerdale with Pillar on the left

Green Gable and Great Gable

Gable Crag

Wasdale and Wastwater from Beck Head

Kirk Fell from the ascent of Great Gable from Beck Head

The Fell and Rock Climbing Club's war memorial on Great Gable summit

Wasdale from the Westmorland Cairn

The Scafells from the Westmorland Cairn with Great Hell Gate below

Wasdale Head

North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from Great Gable's summit

Green Gable from the descent to Windy Gap

Looking across Windy Gap to Green Gable

Sunshine on Kirk Fell and Pillar in the shade

Looking back over the tarns at Gillercomb Head to Green and Great Gable from the slopes of Brandreth

Brandreth's summit

Dale Head from the descent to Honister Hause from Grey Knotts

Little Gatesgarthdale

Honister Mine buildings and the YHA hostel at Honister Hause

Previous Walk: Easedale Tarn (Sun 25 Apr 2010)

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