Great Gable

Start point: Wasdale Head (NY 186 084)

Wasdale Head – Beck Head – Great Gable – Westmorland Cairn – Great Hell Gate – Napes Needle – Moses Trod – Wasdale Head

Distance: 5.3 miles     Total Ascent: 1036 metres     Time Taken: 4 hours 30 minutes     Start Time: 10:00

Weather: Warmer than of late, 7-15C

I hadn’t planned to walk today but the weather looked fabulous first thing this morning so I decided to head for Wasdale and Great Gable. I wasn’t disappointed, there was the predicted wall to wall sunshine and superb clarity all around. A great day to be on the fells!

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