Base Brown

Overview
Height: 2,120 Feet - 646 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 225 114
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

It is a cornerstone, walkers’ paths to Sty Head curving around its base below sixteen hundred feet of chaotic fellside scarred by gully and crag and strewn with the natural debris of ages; a stark declivity.


 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

The Hanging Stone, Base Brown.

Looking down on Base Brown from the ascent of Green Gable.

Seathwaite Fell, Great End and Esk Pike from Base Brown summit.


 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Base Brown

Base Brown and The Gables from Seathwaite

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25th March 2017
ASCENT: 3,050 ft - 930 Metres
MILES: 6.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Sourmilk Gill - Hanging Stone - Base Brown - Blackmoor Pols - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Green Gable - Westmoorland Cairn - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 9 The Gables and Kirk Fell

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10th April 2016
ASCENT: 3,290 Feet - 1,003 Meters
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Hause - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Gillercomb Head - Base Brown - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Great Gable - Beck Head - Rib End - Kirk Fell - Rib End - Beck Head - Stone Cove - Moses Trod - Drum House - Honister Hause
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 5 -The Gables and Kirk Fell

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4th April 2015
ASCENT: 3,290 Feet - 1,003 Meters
MILES: 9
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Kirk Fell North Top - Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Pass – Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Base Brown - Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable – Beck Head – Kirk Fell (North Top) – Kirk Fell – Beck Head – Moses Trod – Drum House – Honister Pass
 

Base Brown to Fleetwith Pike via Great Gable

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20th July 2013
ASCENT: 3,700 Feet 1,127 Meters
MILES: 10.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Base Brown – Green Gable – Great Gable – Brandreth – Grey Knotts – Fleetwith Pike
ROUTE: Seathwaite Bridge – Seathwaite Farm – Sourmilk Gill – Gillercomb – Base Brown – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable Windy Gap – Green Gable – Gillercomb Head – Brandreth – Grey Knotts – Fleetwith Pike – Honister Mine – Honister Pass – Seatoller – Seathwaite Bridge
 

Great Gable From Seathwaite

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28th March 2010
ASCENT:

2,949 Ft  899Mtrs

MILES: 3.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 3  Base Brown, Green Gable, Great Gable
ROUTE:  
 

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