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Gibson Knott
420m (1378ft)

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

Photograph by David Hayter

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  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL5 and OL7
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 90
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    Gibson Knott is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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    You can walk to the top of Gibson Knott by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere

    Route Summary: - Grasmere, Goody Bridge, Ghyll Foot Farm, Green Burn, Greenburn Bottom, Contra Breast, Dead Pike, Steel Fell (Dead Pike), Brownrigg Moss, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott, Helm Crag, The Lion and The Lamb, The Howitzer, High Raven Crag, Grasmere.

    Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 742m (2,435ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere

    Route Summary: - Grasmere, Goody Bridge, High Raven Crag, Helm Crag, The Lion and The Lamb, The Howitzer, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Brownrigg Moss, Moor Moss, Far Easdale Gill, Goody Bridge, Grasmere.

    Length: 14km (8¾ miles) | Ascent: 674m (2,212ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c302 High Raise via Calf Crag from Grasmere

    Route Summary: - Grasmere, Goody Bridge, High Raven Crag, Helm Crag, The Lion and The Lamb, The Howitzer, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Brownrigg Moss, Greenup Edge, High Raise (Langdale), Sergeant Man, Belles Knott, Coledale Tarn, Easedale Tarn, Sour Milk Gill, Easedale, Grasmere.

    Length: 16.5km (10¼ miles) | Ascent: 953m (3,128ft) | Allow at least: 6¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



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

    Liz Sheerin walked up Gibson Knott on August 23rd, 2015 [with] Neil

    Andrew Peate climbed Gibson Knott on March 1st, 2019 [from/via/route] Via Far Easedale [weather] Foggy, no wind

    Jill Dean has bagged Gibson Knott [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Grez and [weather] Glorious!

    Simon Boddy hiked Gibson Knott on September 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite [with] HF Holidays [weather] Warm and sunny with cloud free summits!

    John Tippins summited Gibson Knott on August 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started from Grasmere. Walk C294 from go4awalk.com [with] With Afia, Zahra and Farah. [weather] Complete cloud cover, though generally above the summits, strong breezes and occasional hints of rain.

    David Fiander conquered Gibson Knott on May 26th, 2008 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Family [weather] Sun/wind

    Lucy Perchard scaled Gibson Knott on May 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Calf Crag and then onto Helm Crag [with] Tony [weather] Lovely - Great views towards Helm Crag and Grasmere

    Steve Cookson walked up Gibson Knott on March 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Gillie [weather] Dry

    Graham Coules climbed Gibson Knott on September 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [weather] misty and sunny.

    Chris Sheard bagged Gibson Knott on May 6th, 1999 [from/via/route] Ridge from Calf Crag Ridge from Helm crag 26 May 2005 & 31 Oct 2008 [with] George Baz & Colin CTC, With cadets, with George [weather] Pleasant easy walking - Very hot day - Cold but bright - Nice - Minor incident as cadet lost all water - Too blowy for Helm

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

    Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

    1. Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (110)

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

    2. Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (111)

    Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

    3. Helm Crag from Gibson Knott
    Photo: David Hayter (78)

    Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

    4. Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott
    Photo: David Hayter (75)

    Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

    5. Helm Crag from Gibson Knott
    Photo: Wayne Hill (63)


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