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Gibson Knott
420m (1378ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Walk Gibson Knott walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Gibson Knott Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Gibson Knott Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Gibson Knott

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

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

Richard Wilkinson bagged on October 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Helm Crag and Steel Fell from Grasmere. [weather] Dry autumn day.

Mark Hazelton hiked 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 and Helm Crag. [with] Family and Pepper and very few others were out given the weather. [weather] Very windy and extremely wet

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

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

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

Kevan Cassley walked up on August 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag from Grasmere [with] wife Amanda & daughter India plus dog Bentley [weather] Mainly dry but some rain & heavy showers, visibility good - Bad start as my boot soles decided to detach themselves after 1 mile in whilst still on road, decided to carry on. Herdwick socks rubbed bad on my heal resulting in bad skinned heel, sock removed now in flip-flop boots and no sock and it started raining heavily (not great!). Sun was out most of time and a very enjoyable route apart from kit lit issues (new boots & socks now purchased!)

Gill Bates climbed on September 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] from A591

John Bryers bagged on May 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere to Steel fell via Easdale Road and then along ridge to Calf Crag for lunch the continued SOuth along ridge to Gibson Knott. [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Low mist at 10am but Sun soon came up for a fantastic day. - During second release of COVID-19. Only met 3 people all day!

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Gibson Knott

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)

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)

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)

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (75)

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (78)

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)

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (67)

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (111)

Steel Fell, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag below Seat Sandal (with Helvellyn and Fairfield in mist beyond) from Tarn Crag summit cairn

Steel Fell, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag below Seat Sandal (with Helvellyn and Fairfield in mist beyond) from Tarn Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (63)


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