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Calf Crag
537m (1762ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Calf Crag as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 155)

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100th highest in England,
230th in England & Wales

Walk Calf Crag walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Calf Crag & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Calf Crag and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Calf Crag and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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See the location of Calf Crag and all 4 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Calf Crag by using any of these 4 easy to follow route maps:






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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Calf Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Calf Crag

Christine Shepherd walked up on April 5th, 2007 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere using walk c302 [with] On my own [weather] Bright & clear - Climbed this again using walk c294 while bagging my final Wainwright, Steel Fell. Repeated walk c294 solo on 14.07.2022

Ian Ashton climbed on January 1st, 2022 [with] Solo

Geoff Hand bagged on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] c294 Steel Fell from Grassmere [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cool & Dry - Got confused, this was because I realised I had walked the route the wrong way round!

Jonathan Bevan hiked on July 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started KENDAL [with] Solo [weather] Brilliant sunshine

Carl Tillotson summited on July 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] c294 route, parked up on Stock Lane Car Park [with] June [weather] Rain & Drizzle at start, cloud cover on stop of Steel Fell & Calf Crag, Breaking sun, warm & muggy over Gibson Knott & Helm Crag

Paul Macey conquered on June 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walk 294 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny intervals

Mark Hazelton scaled on May 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from centre of Grasmere village. A 7 mile classic circuit of Steel Fell, Clf Crag, Gibson's Knott & Helm Crag. [with] Family and Pepper and very few others were out given the weather. [weather] Very windy & extremely wet

Tim Winn walked up on December 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Misty

Claire Rigg climbed on February 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Heidi [weather] Wet!

Claire Murray bagged on October 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag & Steel Fell from Grasmere [with] Vitor [weather] Sunny, windy & a drop of hail - Lovely walk, lots of climbing & £6 to park in Grasmere

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Calf Crag

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Greenup Edge and The Wythburn Fells from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Greenup Edge and The Wythburn Fells from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (55)

Grasmere, Silver How, Lang How, Blea Rigg, Easedale Tarn, The LAngdale Pikes, Codale Head, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag from Helm Crag summit cairn

Grasmere, Silver How, Lang How, Blea Rigg, Easedale Tarn, The LAngdale Pikes, Codale Head, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag from Helm Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (73)

Greenburn Bottom and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Greenburn Bottom and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (72)

Loughrigg Fell with Windermere beyond from between Steel Fell (Dead Pike) and Calf Crag

Loughrigg Fell with Windermere beyond from between Steel Fell (Dead Pike) and Calf Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (56)

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag  (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (211)

Calf Crag from Green Burn in Greenburn Bottom

Calf Crag from Green Burn in Greenburn Bottom

Photo: David Baines (4)

Deer Bields, Ferngill Crag and Broadstone Head from Calf Crag

Deer Bields, Ferngill Crag and Broadstone Head from Calf Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (66)

On top of Calf Crag in the Lakes last week

On top of Calf Crag in the Lakes last week

Photo: Steve Davies (1)

Greenup Edge from Calf Crag

Greenup Edge from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (73)

Easedale and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Easedale and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (76)

High Raise (Langdale) (centre), Coledale Head, Calf Crag and Gibson Knott (far right) above Grasmere Common from Helm Crag

High Raise (Langdale) (centre), Coledale Head, Calf Crag and Gibson Knott (far right) above Grasmere Common from Helm Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (209)


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