Great Borne

Overview
Height: 2,019 Feet - 626 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 124 164
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

Great Borne is the name of the summit of the fell and correctly know as Herdus, an abbreviated version of the former name of Herdhouse. The fell is a familiar sight to the West Cumbrians: from Ennerdale Water it rises as a massive buttress to the High Stile ridge.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Herdus and Great Borne seen over Ennerdale Water.

Great Borne seen beyond Starling Dodd.

Red Pike (Buttermere) with High Stile in beyond from Great Borne summit.

Great Borne Summit Trig Point and shelter.

 

There are 4 walks to choose from including Great Borne

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 15 Fleetwith Pike to Great Borne

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28th May 2016
ASCENT: 4,500 Feet - 1,373 Meters
MILES: 13.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Fleetwith Pike - Hay Stacks - High Crag - High Stile - Red Pike (Buttermere) - Starling Dodd - Great Borne
ROUTE: Top of Honister Pass - Honister Mines - Fleetwith Pike - Dubs Bottom - Blackbeck Tarn - Innominate Tarn - Hay Stacks - Top of Scarth Gap Pass - Seat - Gamlin End - High Crag - High Stile - Red Pike (Buttermere) - Dodd - Little Dodd - Starling Dodd - Great Borne - Floutern Tarn - Whiteoak Moss - Scales Force - Buttermere Dubbs - The Fish Hotel, Buttermere
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 7 -The Buttermere Skyline

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18th April 2015
ASCENT: 4,000 Feet - 1,219 Metres
MILES: 14.5
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: Honister Crag - Fleetwith Pike South West Top - Fleetwith Pike - High Crag - High Stile - Chapel Crags - Red Pike (Buttermere) - Dodd - Starling Dodd - Great Borne - Great Borne North Top
ROUTE: Top of Honister Pass - Honister Mines - Fleetwith Pike - Dubs Bottom - Blackbeck Tarn - Innominate Tarn - Hay Stacks - Top of Scarth Gap Pass - Seat - Gamlin End - High Crag - High Stile - Red Pike (Buttermere) - Little Dodd - Starling Dodd - Great Borne - Top of Red Gill - Whiteoak Moss - Scales Force - Buttermere Dubbs - The Fish Inn, Buttermere
 

Mellbreak, Red Pike & Great Borne

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29th September 2013
ASCENT: 2,526ft, 770 Meters
MILES: 11.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Mellbreak – Red Pike (Buttermere) – Starling Dodd – Great Borne
ROUTE: Loweswater – Kirkgate Farm – White Crag – Mellbreak – Scale Force – Lingcomb Edge – Red Pike (Buttermere) – Little Dodd – Stirling Dodd – Scaw Well – Great Borne – Herdus – Steel Brow – Floutern Tarn – Whiteoak Moss – Mosedale – Mosedale Beck – Kirkgate Farm – Loweswater
 

The High Stile Ridge

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30th January 2011
ASCENT: 2,950 Feet, 899.1 Meters
MILES: 11.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 5,  High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike, Starling Dodd & Great Borne
ROUTE:  
 

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