Hen Comb

Overview
Height: 1,669 Feet - 509 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 132 181
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

Following the general pattern of the Loweswater Fells, Hen Comb rises as a long ridge from the valley to a round summit set well back, it is a grassy fell, almost entirely with a rock knuckle.


 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Hen Comb seen over Mosedale.

Hen Comb seen over the Mosedale valley with the Mosedale Holly Tree seen lower right.

Hen Comb and Great Borne seen over Whiteoak Moss.

 

There are 4 walks to choose from including Hen Comb

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 23 The Loweswater Fells

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9th July 2016
ASCENT: 5,000 Feet - 1,525 Meters
MILES: 15.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Mellbreak - Hen Comb - Gavel Fell - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Fellbarrow - Low Fell
ROUTE: Loweswater - Kirkgate Farm - White Crag - Mellbreak - Mosedale - Mosedale Beck - Hen Comb - White Oak Moss - White Oak - Gavel Fell - Fothergill Head - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Jenkinson Place - Hudson Place - Grange Lane - Mosser Road - Mosser Fell - Fellbarrow - Low Fell - Crabtree Beck - Mosser Road - Loweswater Road
 

The Loweswater Fells

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13th April 2013
ASCENT: 2,800 Feet 854 Metres
MILES: 10.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Mellbreak – Hen Comb – Gavel Fell – Blake Fell – Burnbank Fell
ROUTE: Loweswater – Mellbreak – Hen Comb – Whiteoak Moss – Floutern Cop – Gavel Fell – Blake Fell – Burnbank Fell – Holme Wood – Loweswater Lake- Loweswater
 

The Loweswater Fells

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31st March 2012
ASCENT: 3,295 Feet. 1,004 Metres
MILES: 9.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Mellbreak, Hen Comb, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell & Burnbank Fell
ROUTE: Loweswater – Kirkgate Farm – Melbreak – Mosedale – Hen Comb – Whiteoak Moss – Gavel Fell – Fothergill Head – Blake Fell – Burnbank Fell – Holme Beck – Holme Wood – Watergate Farm – Maggie’s Bridge – Loweswater – Kirkstile Inn
 

Mellbreak And Hen Comb

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4th May 2011
ASCENT: 2,300 Feet, 701 Meters
MILES: 6.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 2 , Melbreak & Hen Comb
ROUTE:  
 

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