Mellbreak

Overview
Height: 1,676 Feet - 512 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 148 186
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

There is of course a natural infinity between mountains and lakes; they have developed side by side in the making of the earth. Often there is a special ossociation between a particular mountain and aparticular lake, so that, in calling the calling the one to mind the other comes inevtiably to mind also: they belong together.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Mellbreak from Loweswater.

First light on Mellbreak's eastern slopes.

A negative signpost (intended to help motorist) Kirkstile Inn road junction.


Mellbreak and Hen Comb from Kirkgate Farm, Loweswater.

 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Mellbreak

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
 

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 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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