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Great Gable from Honister Pass
Introduction to Walk 1112

Photo from the walk - Great Gable from Honister Pass

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.3 miles / 11.8 km

Ascent - 2400 feet / 727 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - hard

This Lake District walk to Great Gable's summit is a classic Lakeland route. Starting from Honsister Pass, the route of ascent is not too busy and the walking rewarding. Once on Great Gable's summit you can enjoy the extensive panorama across many of the highest Lakeland fells. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Brandreth, Great Gable, Green Gable, Grey Knotts. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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