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Helm Crag
396m (1300ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Walk Helm Crag walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Helm Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Helm Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Helm Crag

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

Jeremy Torrance bagged on July 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Nikki

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

Phil Higgins walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Allan Bank, Easedale Road, Lancrigg Hotel, White Crag and return via Greenburn. [with] With Su [weather] Dry, bright sunshine. - Open topped bus to get to Grasmere. Coffee in Heidi's before the walk. Beautiful day, beautiful walk.

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

Kevan Cassley bagged on June 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere / Helm Crag (walk c350) [with] wife Amanda & daughter India plus dog Bentley [weather] Very hot and dry with excellent visibility - Nice walk, steep steps most of way up but fantastic summit

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Helm Crag

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (318)

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)

Steel Fell (left) and Seat Sandal (right) from Helm Crag

Steel Fell (left) and Seat Sandal (right) from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (71)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (70)

Grasmere and Easedale from Helm Crag

Grasmere and Easedale from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (70)

Looking down into Easedale from High Raven Crag below Helm Crag

Looking down into Easedale from High Raven Crag below Helm Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (202)

Looking down from Helm Crag past the Howitzer on to Dunmail Raise and the A591 Ambleside to Keswick Road

Looking down from Helm Crag past the Howitzer on to Dunmail Raise and the A591 Ambleside to Keswick Road

Photo: Brian Balfe (12)

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)

Helm Crag, Seat Sandal,  Grisedale Hause, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Crag, Nab Scar, Loughrigg and Grasmere above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Helm Crag, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Hause, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Crag, Nab Scar, Loughrigg and Grasmere above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (206)


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