Great Gable Remembrance Day Service

Sun 9 Nov 2008

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

Distance: 6.50 miles

Ascent: 2,150ft

Time: 5 hours

With: Lots of others


Not the best, but not as bad as the forecast! Driving, heavy hail and sleet showers. Very windy for a lot of the time. However the cloud was not as low as I had feared so we got some views.

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The camera's flash highlights the hail as I look back to Honister while on my way to the Drum House

The way ahead across the flank of Grey Knotts from near the Drum House

Green Gable from Moses' Trod during a painful hail storm

Ennerdale from Stone Cove

Kirk Fell and the Beck Head Tarns

Wasdale from above Beck Head

Looking back down on Beck Head from the ascent of Great Gable

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

Part of the crowd at Great Gable's summit waiting for the Act of Remembrance

A short address is given before the two minutes silence at 11am

Wasdale from the Westmorland Cairn

Descending to Windy Gap

Looking across Windy Gap to Green Gable

Styhead Tarn, Allen Crags and the Langdale Pikes from Windy Gap

Ennerdale from the ascent of Green Gable from Windy Gap

Windy Gap from Green Gable

Passing Gillercomb Head

Green Gable and Great Gable from Moses' Trod

Ennerdale with Pillar on the left and Haystacks near right

Blackbeck Tarn, Buttermere and Crummock Water

Heading back to Honister as the weather closes in again, Dale Head ahead

Approaching Honister Hause

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