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Great Calva
690m (2264ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
110th highest in England,
182nd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 95)

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English Nuttall
145th highest in England,
237th in England & Wales

Walk Great Calva walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Great Calva Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Great Calva Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great Calva

Nick Dobson walked up on August 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] car park at top of Blease road Threlkeld [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Hot sunny clear day. - 9 mile there and back via Skiddaw House, a great walk with tremendous views the whole way.

Tony Rogerson climbed on December 25th, 2019 [with] Charlie

Andrew Johnson bagged on October 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Longlands [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy, misty on tops

Jamie Bryan hiked on August 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] c200 [weather] Windy af

Dave Eyes summited on July 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Peter House Farm and walked up the Cumbrian Way route to the stile and then up the side of Bakestall. Back down to the Cumbrian Way and around to Great Calva. Retrace steps back to the car. 8.4 miles. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Warm day - a few spots of rain - decent views

Tom Mcbeath conquered on June 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Knott Fell [with] Ursula [weather] Sunny, day with a good breeze - Waked back to Gainsgill Beck carpark

Chris Sheard scaled on April 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Across from Knott starting from Mosedale [with] Solo [weather] Staying very cold and windy easterly - very blowy - Across fro Knott found a quiet spot for a ssnack on the saddle - quite tough heather off slope, broken ground with sharp boulders - knee scraped on rusted fence - Vey long off back to Mosedale

Craig Steeland walked up on October 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] From car park in Mosedale village [with] Sue [weather] Cool, sunny and dry.

Mark Davidson climbed on August 31st, 2004 [from/via/route] go4awalk.com walk c200:- Mosedale (Mungrisdale), Carrock Fell, Round Knott, Miton Hill, Hare Stones, High Pike (Caldbeck), Hare Stones, Great Lingy Hill, Lingy Hut, Little Lingy Hill, Knott (Uldale Fells), Little Calva, Great Calva, The Cumbria Way, Grainsgill Beck, River Caldew, Swineside, Mosedale (Mungrisdale) [with] Mike [weather] Lovely and sunny

Richard Marshall bagged on October 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Made up [with] Bo [weather] Bright but windy

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Great Calva

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Photo: Dave Richards (7)

*Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

*Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (13)

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (4)

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (9)

Great Calva from Knott (Uldale Fells)

Great Calva from Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Dave Richards (6)

Skiddaw from Great Calva

Skiddaw from Great Calva

Photo: David Hayter (34)

Blencathra  or Saddleback from Great Calva

Blencathra or Saddleback from Great Calva

Photo: David Hayter (36)

Great Calva and Whitewater Dash from The Cumbria Way at Melbecks, Back o' Skiddaw

Great Calva and Whitewater Dash from The Cumbria Way at Melbecks, Back o' Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (17)

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (14)

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (11)

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (3)


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