The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
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The summit of Calf Top is marked by a Trig Point.
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
Adrian Howard walked up on November 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Blindbeck Bridge, East of Barbon, to Castle Knott then onto Calf top. Same route back.
Alan Sutherland climbed on September 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] Bardon [weather] Sunny
Margaret Richards bagged on August 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Barbon [with] Don [weather] Misty at first, then sunny & clear - Great views
Caroline Winter hiked 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 & gusts 40mph- SW - Saw 6 mice running into hides on the grsssy slope
Kevin Foster summited on August 15th, 2017 [from/via/route] Barbon [with] Henry [weather] Low cloud just covering summits with light rain morning. Clearing out & sunny afternoon. - The highlight of this walk for me, apart from climbing England's newest mountain at 2000ft & 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 & then face a 5 mile walk along the Lune valley back to my car parked at Hodge bridge just outside Barbon village.
Trevor Williams conquered on August 16th, 2017 [with] paul
Mark Davidson scaled on November 24th, 2002 [with] Mike [weather] Lovely November day with lots of sunshine
Darren Mortimer walked up on November 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Barbon [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Cold & sunny
Tony Rogerson climbed on November 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Fellside Long Bank Calf Top Castle Knott Eskholme Middleton [with] Caz Floss [weather] Cold & windy Low cloud & snow flurries
Christine Shepherd bagged 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 & 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.
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