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Great Gable & Kirk Fell, beautiful day in The Lakes !

Wainwrights: Great Gable, Kirk Fell
Hewitts: Great Gable, Kirk Fell

Date walked: 21/11/2021

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 9.1km

Ascent: 1027m

The Route:


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The Movie - incl. all the hike,
route coverage and views:





The Weather Forecast for GREAT GABLE:

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The Forecast looked great to get some clear views, but the temperature and wind denoted more than just fresh air !
:lol: :crazy: :lol: :D :lol: :lol: :lol:


The Hike in Pictures:

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Arriving in the Morning with a promising view. Great Gable in the centre.

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Morning's colours over Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Scafell.

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Wasdale Head Car Park. The cold temperature, cold air and strong wind forced everyone to use the jacket at the bottom already...

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The nice Duo - my target for that day.

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Entry to the Hills...

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Ascending...Kirk Fell

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Looking back from the Horizon

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Pillar, Scoat Fell, Red Pike and Yewbarrow...( right to left )

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Great Gable looks different from this angle ( the top of Kirk Fell ) than the shape from the car park view.

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Kirk Fell summit

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Wast Water, Scafell, Scafell Pike and Lingmell...

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The neighbours again...

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Great Gable - next target !

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Great Gable looking really GREAT !!!

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Getting closer...

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...and closer

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Descended Kirk Fell

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Further view back towards Kirk Fell and the descend route

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Ascending Great Gable

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Looking back to Kirk Fell

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Enjoying the views...

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...and more views

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Higher Up

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Happy Chap !

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Nearly Summit !

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The Summit of Great Gable with Memorial

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Towards Scafell Pike

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Towards Kirk Fell and behind

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Towards East

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Towards Wast Water, Kirk Fell...and more

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South...

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Time to descend...

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View from the Path towards car park

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Lunch with a view on the lower level ( less Wind ).

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Looking back to Great Gable

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Nearly bottom...

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Nice Footbridge

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Despite the cold I really enjoyed the beautiful day.......See you next time !

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Petr Dakota


User avatar
Location: North Lanarkshire
Interests: Mountains, Nature, Travelling, Photography, Active sport... www.mountainspassion.com
Activity: Mountain Walker
Mountain: An Teallach..Ben Nevis...
Place: Northwest Highlands
Gear: Montane / Lowa / Deuter
Member: BMC, Mountaineering Scotland, Mountains for the Mind, Woodland Trust Scotland, John Muir Trust, Friends of Nevis, Camping and Caravaning Club
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX740 HS
Ideal day out: Multimountains adventurous day, early mornings - sunrise - wilderness, ridge walk, high level summits, scrambling...view of Mountains, Valleys & Lochs around
Ambition: Enjoying the Mountains

Munros: 247
Corbetts: 28
Grahams: 8
Donalds: 4
Wainwrights: 12
Hewitts: 19
Sub 2000: 3
Islands: 1



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Statistics

2021

Trips: 13
Distance: 190.88 km
Ascent: 12693m
Munros: 11
Corbetts: 1
Hewitts: 3
Wainwrights 2

2020

Trips: 14
Distance: 199.6 km
Ascent: 11779m
Munros: 10
Corbetts: 2
Hewitts: 3
Wainwrights 3

2019

Trips: 26
Distance: 382.01 km
Ascent: 24019m
Munros: 47
Corbetts: 5
Grahams: 2
Hewitts: 1
Wainwrights 1

2018

Trips: 22
Distance: 297.98 km
Ascent: 18248m
Munros: 18
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 1

2017

Trips: 27
Distance: 407.04 km
Ascent: 25806m
Munros: 29
Grahams: 1

2016

Trips: 34
Distance: 554.47 km
Ascent: 39548m
Munros: 47
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 1
Hewitts: 11
Wainwrights 7

2015

Trips: 27
Distance: 703.53 km
Ascent: 45997m
Munros: 83
Corbetts: 4

2014

Trips: 30
Distance: 501.86 km
Ascent: 43593m
Munros: 64
Hewitts: 2
Wainwrights 1

2013

Trips: 5
Distance: 58.99 km
Ascent: 5097m
Munros: 3
Corbetts: 1
Hewitts: 2


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