The Lake District Mountains



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 28-08-2019-- Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell and Gavel Fell

We started from near Maggie's Bridge with reasonable weather and the early part of the walk was dry but overcast. By the time we reached the summit of Burbank Fell, however, there was extensive low cloud and rain. From here there were no views in any direction during the rest of the walk. AS we reached Gavel Fell there was a substantial wind blowing and heavy rain. We had intended to continue on to Hen Comb but decided to cut the walk short and head back towards the start following the fence that meets a main path above Whiteoak Beck. The day was spoilt by the weather but Richard ticked off another three Wainwrights.


Loweswater and Darling Fell




Holme Beck


Looking down on Loweswater


Burnbank summit and the weather deteriorates


 The shelter on Blake Fell almost comes into view


Cold, wet and nothing to see


And the wind is blowing


Extensive boggy area between Blake Fell and Gavel Fell near where I sank in up to my thighs


Gavel fell summit. It was very wet and cold at this point


Hen Comb in the mist


Looking towards the ridge coming down from Hen Comb


Mellbreak in the distance


The path back down towards Loweswater


Looking back to Hen Comb