Great Borne from Ennerdale Water  
Date: 26th November 2019 Distance: 6.93km (4.30 Miles) Parking: Bowness Car Park
Start Location: Ennerdale Water Ascent (m/ft): 575m (1886ft) Weather:

Cloudy, Drizzle

Time Started: 10:30 Highest Point: Great Borne (616m/2021ft) Difficulty: Difficult
Duration: 2 Hours 40 Minutes        
Route: Bowness - Bowness Knott (333m/1093ft) - Brown How (322m/1056ft) - Great Borne (616m/2021ft) - Herdus (562m/1844ft) - Bowness

The western end of Ennerdale Water from the start of the climb. Its a steep path up to Bowness Knott.

Crag Fell and Anglers Crag.


A view up to Brown How - the second Birkett of the day.


Heading across to Bowness Knott and the view to the coast is amazing.

Bowness Knott summit.

The summit with the view to the Wainwright of today; Great Borne.

A panoramaic photo from Bowness Knott.

The end of Ennerdale Water.

Very murky in Ennerdale. You can just make out Pillar.

This tiny pile of rocks marks the summit of Brown How with Bowness Knott behind and Crag Fell.


Clearing slightly in Ennerdale.


Thats the way up and it is as steep as it looks. Not recommended in descent. There was a little bit of mild scrambling up here.

Looking back to Bowness Knott and Brown How.

A view across to the last peak of the day; Herdus.

Great Borne summit.

After a walk across the fell I arrived at Herdus summit.

Here looking back to Great Borne.

Following the path along the western end of Herdus.


Ennerdale Water from the steep descent.


The fells around Cogra Moss. Knock Murton and Blake Fell are the most prominent.

Blake Fell and Gavel Fell.

A panorama from the descent.

A final photo of Brown How and Bowness Knott as I get close to the valley floor.