The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
Calf Top was reclassified from a 'Dewey' to a Mountain (Hewitt) and 'Nuttall' in September 2016. Formerly thought to be fractionally under the 609.6m (2000ft) required for mountain status, the Ordnance Survey recalculated the height of the mountain using the OSTN15/OSGM15 transformation to a height of 609.606m (2000ft and 1/4 inch)..
Calf Top is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL2|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 98|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Calf Top is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Calf Top
Margaret Richards walked up on August 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Barbon [with] Don [weather] Misty at first, then sunny and clear - Great views
Caroline Winter climbed on October 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] Short Gill Bridge in Barbondale via Hanging Stone to Calf Top [with] Becky [weather] Good visibility to Irish Sea, but low cloud over Crag Hill. Drizzle on return. High winds and gusts 40mph- SW - Saw 6 mice running into hides on the grsssy slope
Kevin Foster bagged on August 15th, 2017 [from/via/route] Barbon [with] Henry [weather] Low cloud just covering summits with light rain morning. Clearing out and sunny afternoon. - The highlight of this walk for me, apart from climbing England's newest mountain at 2000ft and a 1/4 inch! was dropping down off the ridge to the lower cairn above Combe Scar for a late lunch break. You get a superb aerial view of the length of Dentdale. I could have sat there all day (and would have) if I didn't have to descend down Long Bank and then face a 5 mile walk along the Lune valley back to my car parked at Hodge bridge just outside Barbon village.
Trevor Williams hiked on August 16th, 2017 [with] paul
Mark Davidson summited on November 24th, 2002 [with] Mike [weather] Lovely November day with lots of sunshine
Darren Mortimer conquered on November 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Barbon [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Cold and sunny
Tony Rogerson scaled on November 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Fellside Long Bank Calf Top Castle Knott Eskholme Middleton [with] Caz Floss [weather] Cold and windy Low cloud and snow flurries
Christine Shepherd walked up on October 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked from Barbon using walk c339 but came down by the route of ascent as I didn't fancy the road walking. [with] On my own [weather] Sunny and bright but very, very windy. - I was surprised to find that a new mountain had appeared in the Yorkshire Dales list so it had to be climbed. So glad I took the time. This is a great mountain with superb long distance views.
Stephen Stott, Paul Booth and Mike Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Calf Top.
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