Mellbreak and Hen Comb

Thu 27 Aug 2009

Route: Buttermere Village - Scale Knott - Mellbreak - Mosedale - Hen Comb - Scale Force - Buttermere - Buttermere Village

Distance: 8.75 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

With: David Hall


Clouding up, windy on Hen Comb's summit

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Looking down Crummock Water over Scale Island and past Mellbreak to Low Fell

Across Crummock Water to Grasmoor


Upper Mosedale with Great Borne and Floutern Cop in the distance

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Hen Comb and Gavel Fell from Mellbreak's summit

Towards Mellbreak's lower northern top

Carling Knott from our descent off Mellbreak

Mosedale and the Mosedale Holly Tree

Mosedale Holly Tree with Hen Comb behind

Bridge over Mosedale Beck

A glimpse of Loweswater from Hen Comb's summit

Mosedale and Mellbreak's northern top

Whiteless Pike behind Rannerdale Knotts on the far side of Crummock Water

Scale Force

Looking up Buttermere to Fleetwith Pike

Previous Walk: Middle Fell, Seatallan and Buckbarrow (Sat 22 Aug 2009)

Next Walk: Helvellyn (Wed 9 Sep 2009)

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