Guided Walk: Majestic Great Gable

Group on a hillside on a guided walk in the Lake District

8 August 2019

Ascend from Seathwaite by Gillercombe and Green Gable and visit the summit war memorial and Westmorland cairn, for stunning views of Wasdale, returning by Sty Head Gill.

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  • Starts from: Seathwaite Farm car park, Borrowdale at 10:00 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Grid reference: NY 2352 1225
  • Price: Adult £15, child free
  • Length: 9.3 km, 5.7 miles
  • Total ascent: 745 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 899 m
  • Duration: 7.5 hours
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Grade description: Long, full-day mountain walks of 10 – 19 km (6 – 12 miles). Expect sustained, occasionally very steep ascents and descents over loose, slippery rocky ground. Possibly some scrambling. A high level of fitness and stamina is required. If in doubt, we strongly recommend trying a hard grade walk first. Not suitable for children with limited experience of fell walking.
  • Well behaved dogs on leads and guide dogs are welcome.

Please check our list of what to wear and bring. There’s more information in our FAQs to help make the most of your time.

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Group on a hillside on a guided walk in the Lake District

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