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Gibson Knott
420m (1378ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 197)

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

Gibson Knott Summit

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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

Geoff Hand walked up on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] c294 Steel Fell from Grassmere [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cool & Dry - Climbed up from Grassmere

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

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

Mark Hazelton summited 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 conquered on December 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Misty

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

Claire Murray walked up 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

Kevan Cassley climbed 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 & no sock & it started raining heavily (not great!). Sun was out most of time & a very enjoyable route apart from kit lit issues (new boots & socks now purchased!)

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

John Bryers hiked on May 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere to Steel fell via Easdale Road & 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!

Andrew Johnson summited on November 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy - Lost my glasses

Robin Thorne conquered during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny

Andrew Douthwaite scaled on August 24th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Iain Jones walked up on January 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere - 21 July 2019 - Ambleside Trail 60 Recce - Day 2

Richard Marchant climbed on August 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] This route took us from the Main A591 where we left the car parked in a layby Town Head. A small country lane took us down to Helmside where we took a footpath that led us up on to Steele Fell then followed the ridge round to Calf Crag & then descended the ridge down to Gibson Knott & finally on to Helm Crag & down back to the car. [with] My youngest son Tom [weather] Fine clear sunny day all the through the day.

Anna Stares bagged on May 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere Central CP. [with] Sue [weather] Another beautiful day. Decided to attempt 3 lower level walks today as we were both struggling post Skiddaw. - Lovely walk up to this one.

Liz Sheerin hiked on August 23rd, 2015 [with] Neil

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

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

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

John Tippins walked up 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 & occasional hints of rain.

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

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

Steve Cookson hiked on March 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Gillie [weather] Dry

Graham Coules summited on September 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [weather] misty & sunny.

Chris Sheard conquered 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

Clare Tait scaled on February 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grasmere, via Helmcrag in the snow. Lost way in bog, twisted ankle... [with] Charlie [weather] Sunshine, snow on higher tops. - So very boggy on the tops. Beautiful views though.

Nick Dobson walked up on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Low Mill Bridge including Steel Fell, Calf Crag, & Helm Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] ho

Andy Parris climbed on September 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Pat and Andrea [weather] Wet & chilly - Chased for time to get to the theatre.

Mark Davidson bagged on January 19th, 2003 [with] Mike [weather] Bit wet & miserable at the start but . . . - Saw great cloud inversion from the top of Steel Fell

David Watson hiked on July 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Helm Crag [weather] Sunny

Richard Fulcher summited on June 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Steel Fell [with] Jen [weather] Cloudy with sunny intervals

Denis Hoyle conquered on June 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] C294 From Grasmere [with] Burnley mountaineering club [weather] Overcast, mist & rain - Got a bit wet

Phillip Bulley scaled on July 12th, 2011 [from/via/route] Helm Crag [with] Judith and Toby. [weather] Warm & Overcast

Roddy Mcdougall walked up on April 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Dry, bright, sunny

Paul Peppiate climbed on March 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere via Steel Fell & Calf Crag [with] Annie [weather] Cloudy start, sunny, chilly. - Got a little lost on the paths. Thought we had to stay on the ridge, but best paths are down a bit to the West.

John Nicholson bagged on March 11th, 2016 [from/via/route] c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere. Parked in layby near 'Travellers Rest'

Anthony Scott hiked on October 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] yha grasmere [with] me [weather] cool breeze, sunny & few white clouds

Tony Rogerson summited on August 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [with] John [weather] Sunny

Colin Egan conquered on September 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Continuation from Calf Crag along ridge [with] My wife Faith [weather] Clear, cloud at high level, good bit of sunshine, breeze a bit cold. - Ridge walk rather wet in places, confusing jumble of little tops with path threading along them

Geoffrey Robertshaw scaled on September 2nd, 2015 - Great views

Steve Frank walked up on March 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Elaine Evans climbed on July 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Steel Fell & Calf Crag to Gibson Knott then on to Helm Crag [with] Sue [weather] Warm & dry with a lovely breeze. - Beautiful views in all directions

Richard Marshall bagged on May 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Steel Fell from Grassmere [with] Volkan and Bo [weather] Cloudy

Paul Glynn hiked during May, 2013 [with] Wife & son

Claire Kirk summited on April 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Self [weather] Fine

Christina Lander conquered on February 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere - White Crag - Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Moment Crag - Pike of Carrs - Calf Crag - Brownrigg Moss - Moor Moss - Stythwaite Steps - Grasmere [with] Dick, Michael & Kath Hobday [weather] Cold & dry, sunny spells - 1st day of our 1st holiday in the Lake District. Stayed in Grasmere

Victoria Bates scaled on February 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] c294 [with] Mark [weather] Snow

Darren Wilson walked up on February 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott, Pike if Carrs, Helm Crag, Grasmere

Jon Mapp climbed on December 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere after Helm Crag [with] Suzzanne, Caroline and Robin [weather] Cold but clear - Good walk following the route on here

Andy Gibbs bagged during September, 2013 [from/via/route] Lion, Lamb & Howitzer [with] Jake and Eddie [weather] Murky

Neil Bennett hiked on August 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere, via Steel Fell, Calf Crag, en route to Helm Crag. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett [weather] Sunny / Broken Cloud

Adrian Shepherd summited on November 6th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Steel Fell & Calf Crag then on to Helm Crag [with] Gillian [weather] Cold but sunny

John Almond conquered on June 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere - via Steel Fell & Calf Crag [weather] dry

Leon Harvey scaled on July 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] c294 [with] Solo [weather] Sunny, overcast rainy - Which one is Gibson Knott?? :) The cairn gives it away ;)

Keith Eastman walked up on June 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] c294

Renee Diehl climbed during June, 2007 [from/via/route] Rothswaite to Grasmere on C2C [with] John [weather] nice!

David Noble bagged on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grisdale [with] Chris [weather] Cloudy & Drizzle

Bill Rowlands hiked on March 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Steel Fell, Calf Crag & then onto Helm Crag & finally back down to Grasmere. [with] Jake, the chocolate labrador [weather] Low cloud, very windy but no rain. - Very wet underfoot between Steel Fell & Calf Crag

Kevin Parnham summited on February 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Steel Fell & Calf Crag [with] Jo [weather] Generally good,no real wind & good views

Lee Maddison conquered on February 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] c264 from Grasmere [with] My son Lee jnr [weather] February sunshine - Wonderful views

David Baines scaled on May 15th, 2007 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Helm Crag. [with] Alone [weather] Bright & Warm, very pleasant walking & scrambling. - Quite a steep pull up Helm Crag & onto the ridge top. Great views down onto Dunmail Raise.

Marcus Bradshaw walked up on October 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere (Steel Fell / Calf Crag / Gibson Knott & Helm Crag ) [with] Birthday Boy -Marcus [weather] Stopped raining at the summit of Gibson Knott but windy - we had a sneaky rest before setting off for the last bagging of Helm Crag. we celebrated Marcus' Birthday with a glass of fizz.

Clive Ward climbed on June 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Ghyll Foot, Green Burn [with] Hazel, Anna, Ben, Janice [weather] Some drizzle before clearing up - See Helm Crag

Tim Buckley bagged on January 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Arrived at 1.40pm from Calf Crag en route to Helm Crag. [with] Lynne. [weather] Freezing winters day with clear skies. - Kept moving - very cold!

Dave Eyes hiked on March 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Grasmere, via Helm Crag [with] Southport Fellwalkers [weather] lovelly sunny day- cold - Marcia's Walk

Ann Davis summited on June 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] from gasmere via steel fell [with] moi! [weather] hot & sunny honest!

Stephen Mcdonald conquered on June 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere (walk c294) [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] very warm - the steepest climb ever to start with but then a really great walk round the tops

Raymond Barnett scaled on June 6th, 2013 [weather] sun

Harry Meijer walked up on April 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Alone

Christine Knowles climbed on April 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere, via Steel Fell & Calf Crag [with] Graham [weather] Nice day

Charlie Housley bagged on April 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] A circular route from Steel Fell & Calf Crag. [with] Solo. [weather] Strong south westerly blowing right up the valley from Tarn Crag.

Iain Taylor hiked on February 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere NY 33606 07370

Wayne Baxter summited on October 10th, 2009 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Cragg, Dead Pike Steel Fell, Grasmere [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy early on, sunny later

David Lane conquered on August 17th, 1997 [with] Kelly

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on October 23rd, 2012 [with] Rich [weather] Gorgeous Autumnal day

Tony Deegan walked up on October 23rd, 2012 [with] Terry and simon [weather] sunny - same route as Helm Cragg

David Campbell climbed on October 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Steel Fell to Helm Crag loop [weather] Cloud, rain & wind

Chris Bramley bagged on March 3rd, 2012 [with] Jaq, Blake [weather] Snow ice

Craig Hewison hiked on September 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] Walk c302 from grasmere [with] Chris & roxy [weather] Fine with a little cloud - Got lost & completely underestimated the walk

Stella Nuttall summited on August 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] from grasmere Steel Fell, Calf Cragg, Gibson Knot, Helm Crag [with] christine sally and anne [weather] beautiful

Ian Park conquered on June 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Grasmere over Helm Cragg & then on to Gibson Knott [with] Mrs Carole Park [weather] Started off nice but soon turned to drizzle

Christine Shepherd scaled on April 5th, 2007 [from/via/route] Used walk c302 from Grasmere [with] On my own [weather] Bright & clear - Climbed this again after I had bagged my final Wainwright using walk c294, on 9.10.10

Darren Mortimer walked up on January 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Wet & windy

Karen Lythgoe, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, Adrian Roberts, Sharron Barker, Ian Gate, Andrew Martin, Paul Kendell, David Butterfield, Jo Dixon, Louis Smith, Steven Waterhouse, Adrian Sherriff, David Shaw, John Walter, David Laws, Dean Bowen, Steven Woodroffe, Jacqui Smith, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Simon Packham, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Peter Clark, Tracey Cowell, Jan Dixon, Paul Booth, Louise Sandwith, Tracey Cordes, Rod Cove, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Alan Davidson, John Kendall, Paul Henderson, Paul Stevens, Gordon Allison, David Hallam, John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, Adrian Cawley, Sarah Lowe, Chris Turner, David Kelley, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, David Buttress, Martyn Rouse, Jeanette Coward, Adam Shewry, Ray O'hara, Darren Gallagher, Libby Burns, John Southward and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Gibson Knott.

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

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)

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 from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (75)

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (67)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (78)

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (110)


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