The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Helm Crag
Tina Parker walked up Helm Crag on November 19th, 2022 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Susan
Christine Shepherd climbed Helm Crag during August, 1972 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere [with] A group from Forest Side CHA [weather] Hot & sunny - This is the first Wainwright that I remember bagging aged 12. I have climbed it many times since; October 93, March 04, & 5.4.07. My next visit was coming down off my final Wainwright a walk that I chose especially because it ended with my 'first' fell. Climbed again in February 2019 while Peter was at Allen Banks. Repeated walk c294 solo on 14.07.2022
Ian Ashton bagged Helm Crag on January 1st, 2022 [with] Solo
Hazel Blackbourn hiked Helm Crag during May, 2018 [from/via/route] We walked up Helm crag from Grassmere. We parked in the layby just outside of the village. This included other Wainwright bagging that can be seen including Gibson Knott on the same day. Very windy & dull but such a good walk. [with] Zoe (Sister) [weather] Windy & dull - I remember struggling to stand at some parts of the walk.
Geoff Hand summited Helm Crag on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] c294 Steel Fell from Grassmere [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cool & Dry - Climbed up from Grassmere
Michael Lewis conquered Helm Crag on January 19th, 2020 [from/via/route] from Grasmere [with] Tara, Rob and Tracey and Marty [weather] sunny / dry
David Lord scaled Helm Crag on June 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere Car Park. [with] Debbie Lord [weather] Warm sunny day. - Short but quite steep ascent. Well worth the effort.
Carl Tillotson walked up Helm Crag 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 climbed Helm Crag on June 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walk 294 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny intervals
Jeremy Torrance bagged Helm Crag on July 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Nikki
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