Great Gable Remembrance Day Service

Sun 11 Nov 2012

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

With: Several hundred others


Dry but lots of the walk was in cloud

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Looking back down on Honister Pass

Drum House

The way ahead from the Drum House, into the cloud

...and looking back

A glimpse of Buttermere

Wasdale from Beck Head

The way up Gable from Beck Head

The short address before the two minute silence

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

Wasdale from the Westmorland Cairn


Looking steeply down on Tophet Bastion and the upper wall of the Napes, with the scree of Great Hell Gate running down to the left

Heading down to Windy Gap

Aaron Slack and Styhead Tarn

Looking back to Windy Gap as I, and a few others, head up Green Gable


Pillar from one of the tarns at Gillercomb Head

Looking back to Green Gable and Great Gable

Brandreth summit

Pillar and Ennerdale Water

Haystacks and the High Stile ridge, Buttermere and Crummock Water

Grey Knotts

The mine buildings at Honister Pass from the steep descent by the fence off Grey Knotts

Previous Walk: Dodd (Sat 10 Nov 2012)

Next Walk: Helvellyn from Swirls (Sat 17 Nov 2012)

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