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Great Gable, Lake District

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Great Gable is a mountain in the Lake District, United Kingdom. It is named

for its appearance as a pyramid from Wasdale, though it is dome-shaped from most other directions. It is one of the most popular of the Lakeland fells, and there are many different routes to the summit. Great Gable is linked by the high pass of Windy Gap to its smaller sister hill, Green Gable, and by the lower pass of Beck Head to its western neighbour, Kirk Fell.
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  • This is a great circular walk which takes a little over 6 hours covering about 10 miles.We started from the farmers car park at Seathwaite taking in the waterfall of sour milk gill then into...  more »
  • Walking up from Seathwaite this was an stunning and exhilarating experience. If you need some mindfulness of living in the moment then this walk will rest your consciousness and bring you towards...  more »
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  • When I ve been here last april to climb scalfell via corridor I ve seen that peak on the way. Looks stunning so decide to climb it next time. So I did last weekend took me 2hrs to Reach the summit from wasdale head and walked to the Kirk Fell aswell. Its very steep on the west side
  • Climbed this mountain on Tuesday 16th July. Amazing views from the summit. A must if you are in the area.
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