Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell and Gavel Fell

Sun 16 Oct 2005

Route: Fangs Brow - Burnbank Fell - Blake Fell - Gavel Fell - High Nook Farm - Maggie's Bridge - Loweswater Village

Distance: 6.00 miles

Ascent: 1,600ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne and Ann Hiley


Hazy sunshine, warm

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Darling Fell, Low Fell, Whiteside and Grasmoor seen over Loweswater from the Fangs Brow track

Sharp Knott and Knock Murton from Burnbank Fell's summit

Looking back to Burnbank Fell from the slopes of Blake Fell

Knock Murton and Cogra Moss from Blake Fell's summit

Feeding time, Blake Fell's summit

The higher western fells from Blake Fell's summit

Mellbreak with Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike and Robinson behind from Blake Fell

South easterly panorama from Blake Fell's summit

Leaving Blake Fell's summit heading for Gavel Fell

Looking back over Fothergill Head to Blake Fell from our route up Gavel Fell

The western fells from Gavel Fell's summit

Hen Comb with Fleetwith Pike, High Stile and Red Pike behind from Gavel Fell

Looking down on High Nook Tarn

Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor and Mellbreak's north top from Gavel Fell's northeast ridge

The Vale of Lorton from Gavel Fell's northeast ridge

Descending Gavel Fell's northeast ridge with Loweswater, Darling Fell and Low Fell in front

Darling Fell and Low Fell from above High Nook Farm

Looking over Loweswater church to Rannderdale Knotts

Previous Walk: Bakestall, Skiddaw and Burnt Horse (Sat 15 Oct 2005)

Next Walk: The Esk Hause Fells (Sat 22 Oct 2005)

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