Grey Knotts

Overview
Height: 2,287 Feet - 697 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 217 125
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

Grey Knotts geographically is the first stepping stone to Great Gable from the north (although not commonly used as such) the connection being a high ridge that runs the two intermediate summits of Brandreth and Green Gable.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Brandreth from Grey Knotts Tarn.

Grey Knotts summit cairn.

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Grey Knotts

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
 

Great Gable & Kirk Fell from Honister Mine

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16th October 2014
ASCENT: 3,600 Feet 1,098 Meters
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Great Gable – Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Pass – Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable – Beck Head – Kirk Fell (North Top) – Kirk Fell – Black Sail Pass – Kirk Fell North Traverse – 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 & Kirk Fell from Honister Mine

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16th October 2014
ASCENT: 3,600 Feet 1,098 Meters
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Great Gable – Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Pass – Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable – Beck Head – Kirk Fell (North Top) – Kirk Fell – Black Sail Pass – Kirk Fell North Traverse – Beck Head – Moses Trod – Drum House – Honister Pass
 

Green Gable From Seatoller

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28th December 2009
ASCENT: 801 Mtrs  2627 Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 3,Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable
ROUTE: xxxx
 


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