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Great Gable

Great Gable


Great Gable stands to the north-east of Wastwater and offers a variety of climbs for walkers and climbers. It also affords good views of Lakeland crags.
A gentle way to the summit is from Honister whilst for the more adventurous, a more difficult climb follows the Wasdale route. The unusual rock formations of Napes Needle and the Sphinx can both be found on an ascent of this dramatic mountain.


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Map reference: NY 213104  Lat: 54.48280 Long: -3.21621

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