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Name:Green Gable
Hill number:2384
Height:801m / 2628ft
Parent (Ma):2367  Great Gable
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Calder & Ehen
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 21466 10716
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:50m
Col:751m  NY214105  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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A weekend camp at Seatoller Farm. Did 5 fells altogether with Colin in the campervan. Did this one, Great Gable & Base Brown.jonesj230/03/2019
From seathwaithe to base brown onto green/great gable, scarfell pike and back on easy path to seathwaithe. Base brown was 9:11axoree21/02/2019
Seathwaite - Base Brown (direct route up ridge) - Green Gable - Great Gable - Sty Head - SeathwaiteMark Jackson24/12/2018
With Richie from Honister Pass - Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Base Brown, Green Gable, Great Gable and both Kirk Fells. Lovely day with snow on the highest peaks. Head torches required from the top of Loft Beck so abandoned the final few planned hills.Herbert Anchovy24/11/2018
With JGCW20/11/2018
Up from Base Brown.bevandy11418/11/2018
For the Remembrance Sunday Centenary. Shocking weather. Solo. 3/5Tom D11/11/2018
Headed up from Honistor slate mine to ascend Great Gable for the remembrance service. weather was cold wet and not the best visability. good paths to follow. no issues. with Richie.Zoe Little11/11/2018
me and stePaul Beard04/11/2018
With Paul beardstephenhughes04/11/2018
Seathwaite -> Base Brown -> Green Gable -> Great Gable -> Sprinkling Tarn -> Seathwaite Fell -> Seathwaitebriandiggle15/10/2018
Solo hike very windyKaz97310/10/2018
From Honister.red_jibber28/08/2018
Ascent 29IWC14/08/2018
Jonathan, Nic & NedNicola & Stuart13/08/2018
With Simon Smith & John Bancroftsimonlt0111/08/2018
Janey, David and NicAbiD11/08/2018
With Jon Footitt and Nigel CunliffeMooseWire05/08/2018
With Bryher. From Gt Gable to Cat Bells. Very quiet for most of the way.jenx19/07/2018
With brother and his wife. A little cooler and cloudier today. Still shorts and t shirt ( and trainers) all day and a leisurely chat about the World Cup with birthday group at the top of GReat Gable. From Honister Pass, bypassing Brandreth and the other one), over Green Gable, descent very loose and steep as were off track. Found path to Becks Head and back by Moses Trod. Perhaps the best views yet and certainly of Pillar, Ennerdale, Buttermere. 5 hours but should have been much shorter,niallp06/07/2018
Revisit, from Seathwaite via Sty Head summit and a few other prospective LaMPs around the Napes and Base Brown, hot sunny dayRHW24/06/2018
From Honister Pass ascended Grey Knotts via Seatoller Fell and on to Brandreth. Ascend Green Gable via Gillercomb Head, descend to Windy Gap, and the ascended Great Gable. Descend to Beck Head and ascend Kirk Fell. Descend via Kirkfell Crags and up Pillar. Return to Beck Head on the same route. Contour around Kirk Fell to Boat How and return to Honister Pass via Moses' Trod path via Fleetwith, Drum House and the Dismantled Tramway.raymooremanx03/06/2018
Started in Honister pass YHA. Did Grey knotts, Brandeth, Base brown, Green gable, Great gable and Kirk fell. Finished in Wasdale YHA.george_herbert_29/05/2018
With G. Wasdale Head > Kirk Fell via Black Sail Pass > East Top > Green Gable via Windy Gap > Great Gable > Wasdale Head via Sty Head.RT197015/05/2018
GL3D with Phil W and DanLittledave06/05/2018
4th ascentthenomad05/04/2018
With Mum; Green Gable and Great Gable from HonisterMark Jackson04/04/2018
With party from WBMC. Borrowdale meetJohn Lee11/03/2018
With SR, DMFrank06/01/2018
On the way to Act of Remembrance on Great Gable. Started from Seathwaite Farm at 08.10, up Sourmilk Gill, path north of Base Brown to Blackmore Pols, Green Gable, Windy Gap and summit of Great Gable at 10.40. Had lunch at Westmoreland Cairn then returned to Windy Gap and went down Aaron Slack. Followed the gill on north side and down beside Taylorgill Force to the farm. Weather better than forecast - dry, sunny, not much breeze. With D and L.Skip12/11/2017
Second round of Wainwrights. Remembrance Sunday from Seathwaite Farm. Up Sourmilk Gill, path to Blackmore Pols, Green Gable, Windy Gap and summit of Great Gable. Returned to Windy Gap and went down Aaron Slack. Followed the gill on north side and down beside Taylorgill Force to the farm. Weather dry, sunny, not much breeze. With D and L.Skip212/11/2017
path down to Windy Gap then straight up to Green Gable then back to windy Gap and down Aaron slack and returned to Wasdale. Cold day, misty on top, windy so significant chill factor. Aaron slack difficult - scree, needed poles. route to winding gap from Great Gable quite challenging.karentracey30/10/2017
Solo walk from Honister Slate Mine - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - GREEN GABLE - Great Gable - Kirk Fell - Wainwright 119Nutty17/09/2017
Parked at Honister YHA and ascended via the tramway up to the drum heel then headed up the Gable path before bearing left up to Grey Knotts then onto Brandreth, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable back to Windy Gap, Moses Trod back to the slate mine.Stu Percival01/09/2017
ennerdale 2 day with wild campjwbellarby27/08/2017
Fab walk and met some lovey people today on the accent of great gable Great Gable, Green Gable, Grey Knotts, Brown Base & BrandrethTobo196923/08/2017
From Seathwaite Grey Knotts Brandreth Great Gable Green Gable Base BrownWifey201622/08/2017
From Brackenclose over Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Base Brown, Glaramara, Allan Crags, Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell and back to Brackenclose. 28th ascent.IWC21/08/2017
From the service on Great gable we headed down into windy gap and back up to Green gable. stunning views of Buttermere and crummock water and the best views of Ennerdale Valley.Scotty 2 Hotty12/08/2017
part of a summer walk in 2017 walking from youth hostel to youth hostelJoel45104/08/2017
Sean BGR nav'ing legs 4 & 5 Sean, Jim, Euan, PhilLittledave27/07/2017
From Brandreth in thick fog. I had to use a map and compass to find my way to the summit as I don't have GPS on my ancient phone. Stopped for a snack and water and lost my handkerchief in the process. Fell runner appeared as if by magic in the fog and disappeared... very surreal. Found a lost hiker at the bottom of Windy Gap and pointed him in the best direction.NorthernWayfarer25/07/2017
From Honister with Lou. Straight up from the YHA carpark up to Grey Knotts and onto Brandreth where we explored the various summits and excellent views. Continued up to Green Gable for lunch where we observed Great Gable and decided to go for it. Glad we did as the views we stunning. The Typhoon flypast at from Windy Gap was superb timing by the RAF. We returned via Windy Gap and Green Gable, then headed towards Brandreth but dropped down to pick up the Moses Trod path contouring around to the Tramway. A hot, still sunny day. Perfect!Butty12/07/2017
with Ged Gray...gb26/06/2017
Cumbrian Traverse - Broughton Mills to KeswickIWC16/06/2017
On English 3000s walk (Keswick-Skiddaw-Hellvellyn-Scafell Pike-Seatoller). Visibility very poor. Very tired by this point!aucuparia13/06/2017
Ennerdale Horseshoescreeleep10/06/2017
great dayhikester05/06/2017
Seatoller Fell, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Base Brown, Green Gable, Great Gablekeithouk04/06/2017
Very windyToots3303/06/2017