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Helm Crag
396m (1300ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 201)

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

Helm Crag Summit

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Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere

One steep ascent to fine views of Grasemere

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:1,201ft (366m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 3 Icon (Easy)
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Walk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere

Fine views and (often) less busy

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,435ft (742m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere

One steep ascent to fine views of Grasmere

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:2,212ft (674m)
Time:5½ hrs
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Walk c302 High Raise via Calf Crag from Grasmere

The Central Fells' Highest point

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:3,128ft (953m)
Time:6.75hrs
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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

Pete George walked up Helm Crag on May 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Roco [weather] Warm but misty - Roco injured on this fell.

Kevin Whelan has climbed Helm Crag [with] Charlie & Sam

Angeline Grieveson bagged Helm Crag on February 26th, 2023 [with] Dotty

Paul Roddam hiked Helm Crag on February 4th, 2023 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Bri and Barber [weather] Cloudy but failry dry with decent visabilty

Tina Parker summited Helm Crag on November 19th, 2022 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Susan

Christine Shepherd conquered 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 scaled Helm Crag on January 1st, 2022 [with] Solo

Hazel Blackbourn walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged Helm Crag on January 19th, 2020 [from/via/route] from Grasmere [with] Tara, Rob and Tracey and Marty [weather] sunny / dry

David Lord hiked 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 summited 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 conquered Helm Crag on June 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walk 294 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny intervals

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

Mark Hazelton walked up Helm Crag 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 climbed Helm Crag on December 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Misty

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

Claire Murray hiked Helm Crag 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

Phil Higgins summited Helm Crag on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Allan Bank, Easedale Road, Lancrigg Hotel, White Crag & 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 conquered Helm Crag on September 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] from A591

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

John Bryers walked up Helm Crag 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 & continued to Helm Crag. [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!

Deborah Johnson climbed Helm Crag on May 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Andy and Ted [weather] Sunny day

Andrew Johnson bagged Helm Crag on August 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere village [with] Debbie and Ted [weather] Sunny weather

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

Andrew Douthwaite summited Helm Crag on August 24th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Richard Marchant conquered Helm Crag 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.

Bill Salisbury scaled Helm Crag on March 7th, 2012 [with] Sue

Liz Sheerin walked up Helm Crag on August 23rd, 2015 [with] Neil

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

Jill Dean has bagged Helm Crag [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Grez & [weather] Glorious! - Our 100th wainwright!

John Tippins hiked Helm Crag 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 summited Helm Crag on May 26th, 2008 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Gibson KNott [with] Family [weather] Sun/wind

Lucy Perchard conquered Helm Crag on May 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Gibson Knott before descending to Grasmere [with] Tony [weather] Lovely - Evening walk, lovely views down to Grasmere. Howitzer & Lion & Lamb rock formations made from some rock climbing fun

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

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

Andrew Chrimes climbed Helm Crag on September 9th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Easdale Road, Grasmere. [with] Solo [weather] Quite a lot of rain previously so some paths were flooded. A nice walk.

Chris Sheard bagged Helm Crag on May 6th, 1999 [from/via/route] Ridge from Gibson - Up from Easdale 26 May 2005 & 31 October 2008 [with] George Baz & Colin CTC - Cadets - George [weather] Partly sunny - Very hot - Wet cold & windy - As of 13 Mat 2017 still not done the howitser

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

Nick Dobson summited Helm Crag on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Low Mill Bridge to Steel Fell, Calf Crag, & Gibson Knott. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Hot - Finished off with a nice meal in the travellers rest.

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

Denis Hoyle has scaled Helm Crag [from/via/route] Steel fell walk C294 from Grasmere [with] Burnley mountaineering club [weather] Over cast, misty & rain - Got a bit wet.

Phillip Bulley walked up Helm Crag on July 12th, 2011 [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Warm & Overcast

Richard Fulcher climbed Helm Crag on May 7th, 2008 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jen Fulcher [weather] Fine

Roddy Mcdougall bagged Helm Crag on April 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Dry, bright, sunny

Chris Robinson hiked Helm Crag on February 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Emma [weather] Clear but snow & ice - Failed to reach steel fell & others due to snow & ice

Paul Peppiate summited Helm Crag on March 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere, via Steel Fell, Calf Crag & Gibson Knott. [with] Annie [weather] Cloudy start, sunny, chilly. Glorious light on descent into Grasmere. - First round of the year - quite tiring & we didn't enjoy the steep descent v much!

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

Paul Norton has scaled Helm Crag [from/via/route] grassmere [with] dave ray [weather] sunny

Martyn Howarth has walked up Helm Crag - Climbed many years ago with family!

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

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

Geoffrey Robertshaw hiked Helm Crag on September 2nd, 2015 - Great views

Steve Frank summited Helm Crag on March 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Jim Powell conquered Helm Crag on June 19th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] My wife Michelle [weather] Fair, breezy

Karen Shaw has scaled Helm Crag [with] Rich , becca, josh , Sarah and Hannah

Elaine Evans walked up Helm Crag on July 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Steel Fell, Calf Crag & Gibson Knott to Helm Crag then descended to car parked near Ghyll Foot Farm. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful sunshine with a light breeze. - Walked through hotel gardens on route back to car, felt like we were trespassing even though there was a sign saying non-residents were welcome to view them!

Claire Lloyd climbed Helm Crag on August 31st, 2005 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Family

Jean Nichol bagged Helm Crag on April 17th, 2015 [with] Rowena [weather] Bright blue skies & sun, clouded over later

Richard Marshall has hiked Helm Crag [from/via/route] Steel Fell [with] Volkan and Bo [weather] Cloudy

Paul Glynn summited Helm Crag during 2013 [with] Wife and son

Andrew Phillips conquered Helm Crag during 2008 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Chrissie Hockley [weather] Drizzle

Phil Smith scaled Helm Crag on March 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Helm Crag from Grasmere [with] Chrstine & Lake District Walker Guide [weather] Poor, wet & very misty.

Christina Lander walked up Helm Crag 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 climbed Helm Crag on February 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] c294 [with] Mark [weather] Snow

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

Iain Jones hiked Helm Crag on January 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Jon Mapp summited Helm Crag on December 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Suzzanne, Caroline and Robin [weather] Cold but fine with good views over all the hills - Suzzanne's feet not good - pushed on to the other Peaks

Andy Parris conquered Helm Crag during September, 2013 [with] Ruth and pat [weather] variable - Another longish day but easier than Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle & Pike o' Stickle

Andy Gibbs scaled Helm Crag during September, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jake & Eddie [weather] Drizzle, low cloud & no visibility - Lion, lamb & howitzer good fun & atmospheric in the mist

Neil Bennett walked up Helm Crag on August 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere, via Steel Fell, Calf Crag & Gibson Knott. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett [weather] Sunny / Broken Cloud

Adrian Shepherd climbed Helm Crag on November 6th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Steel Fell, Calf Crag & Gibson Knott [with] Gillian [weather] Cold & sunny

John Almond bagged Helm Crag on June 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere - via Steel Fell, Calf Crag & Gibson Knott [weather] dry - climbed the Howitzer. Got up easy enough but took 5 minutes on top to pluck up enough courage for the descent! Wouldn't recommend it in the wet.

Leon Harvey hiked Helm Crag on July 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] c294 [with] Solo [weather] Sunny, overcast & very rainy - Climbing up Helm Crag is ok, coming down!!, lets say I have cuts down my Right-hand side :)

Keith Eastman summited Helm Crag on June 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] c294

Renee Diehl conquered Helm Crag during June, 2007 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite to Grasmere on the c2c [with] John [weather] nice!

David Noble scaled Helm Crag on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grisdale [with] Chris [weather] Cloudy & Drizzle - 1st Attempt at the Howitzer which was wet & slippy, got half way up on right hand side & needed to reach round to front side to ascend but too slippy. Tried left hand side but just too slippy.

Bill Rowlands walked up Helm Crag on March 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & 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

Tom Mcbeath climbed Helm Crag on March 29th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Grassmere [with] Ursula

Kevin Parnham bagged Helm Crag on February 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Steel Fell,Calf Crag & Gibson Knott [with] Jo [weather] Generally good with clear views

Lee Maddison hiked Helm Crag on February 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] c264 [with] My son Lee jnr [weather] February sunshine - Wonderful views of Grasmere & Eastern Fells

David Baines summited Helm Crag on May 15th, 2007 [from/via/route] Direct from Grasmere up the Easdale Road, taking in Calf Crag. [with] Alone [weather] Bright & Warm. - Steep sections on the climb up to Helm Crag ridge, but well worth the effort once there.

Marcus Bradshaw conquered Helm Crag on October 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere (Steel Fell / Calf Crag / Gibson Knott & Helm Crag ) [with] Birthday Boy - Marcus [weather] Bright but windy - What a clear view we had over the rolling hills. We stopped for a cup of tea & peanut butter & jam sandwiches at the top before the rain started . Descent here we come.

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

John Statham walked up Helm Crag on March 28th, 2011 - Panorama clear

Tim Buckley climbed Helm Crag on July 11th, 2010 [from/via/route] First time from Grasmere, Lancrigg House, along Easedale & climbed up to Bracken Hause. Second time 12th January 2013 from Gibson Knott. [with] First time with Lynne, Esther, Naomi and Amy. Second time with Lynne only. [weather] First time wet at first then drying up. Second time frozen winters day with clear skies. - First time, Esther climbed the Howitzer.

Dave Eyes bagged Helm Crag on March 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Southport Fellwalkers [weather] lovely sunny day, but cold

Stuart Nash hiked Helm Crag on September 15th, 2011 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Sunny

Stephen Rodger summited Helm Crag on July 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Sarah [weather] very hot & sunny - This was our first "Wainwright" & what a gem. A decieving walk really as firstly it is quite flat out from Grasmere & then ascends quite steeply. However there are a few view points on the way up to rest & take in the views which are amazing. At the top there are a few craggy bits up to the "lion & lamb" & then a short craggy stroll over to the "howitzer" Not being a seasoned fell walker yet, I didnt quite manage the top of this , but hey whats a few feet when you see the surrounding fells. Incidently the howitzer isnt as easy as it looks ( maybe next time ) We would do this walk again for sure. All in all a good day which we would recommend. Happy walking all :-)

Ann Davis conquered Helm Crag on June 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] grasmere via steel fell [with] just me [weather] sunny & hot...vest top!

Wendy Carey scaled Helm Crag during 2009 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Family

Stephen Mcdonald walked up Helm Crag 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 climbed Helm Crag on June 6th, 2013 [weather] sun

Harry Meijer bagged Helm Crag on August 30th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Alone

Christine Knowles hiked Helm Crag on April 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott then Helm Crag [with] Graham [weather] Nice day.

Charlie Housley summited Helm Crag on April 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Last fell after a circular route taking in Steel Fell, Calf Crag & Gibson Knott. [with] Solo. [weather] Apart from the strong wind, which made scaling the Howitzer a bit of a challenge, the weather was very bright & clear giving some great views.

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

Andrew Martin scaled Helm Crag on September 25th, 2011 [from/via/route] grasmere [with] family

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

Joanne Mcgawley climbed Helm Crag on October 23rd, 2012 [with] Rich

Tony Deegan bagged Helm Crag on October 23rd, 2012 [with] Terry and Simon [weather] Sunny, - My third of the wainwrights, quite happy the way it's going

David Campbell hiked Helm Crag on October 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Steel Fell via Calf Crag [weather] Wind & rain in cloud

Simon Boddy summited Helm Crag on September 9th, 2011 [from/via/route] Grasmere village [with] A friend [weather] Fair

Craig Hewison conquered Helm Crag on September 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] C302 from grasmere [with] Chris & roxy [weather] Fine with a little cloud - Got lost & completely underestimated the walk

Ian Park scaled Helm Crag on June 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grasmere walked C294 in reverse [with] Mrs Carole Park [weather] Started off nice but soon turned to drizzle

Cheryl Hawkes walked up Helm Crag on May 21st, 2000 [with] Steve

Dean Allan climbed Helm Crag on June 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Doing the coast to coast [weather] sunny

Ray O'hara bagged Helm Crag on July 27th, 2011 - My final Wainwright!

Chris Bramley hiked Helm Crag on March 3rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Grassmere

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

Roy Bentley conquered Helm Crag on January 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via White Crag [with] On own [weather] Sunny & clear. T-shirt weather on the ascent

Jayne Phelps scaled Helm Crag on March 20th, 2010 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Aileen Robinson walked up Helm Crag on July 5th, 2009 [from/via/route] Grasmere Youth Hostel [with] School, Jude, Andy M, Andy S [weather] Very hot

Joanne Maddison climbed Helm Crag on October 29th, 2011 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Wet & foggy! - My legs have yet to recover

Katherine Bonner, Andy Dickinson, Neil Smith, Patrick Rogozinski, Andrew Thornton, Dale Sexton, Jonathan Bevan, Karen Lythgoe, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, Phillip Poulton, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, Martin Mayoh, Adrian Roberts, Imogen Gunson, Sharron Barker, Ian Gate, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Simon Clark, Steven Waterhouse, Chris Reed, Adrian Sherriff, David Shaw, John Walter, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Dean Bowen, Steven Woodroffe, Dennis Brown, Patricia Dilley, Martin Antcliff, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Simon Packham, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Peter Clark, Louis Smith, Tracey Cowell, Jan Dixon, Paul Booth, Neil Heywood, Louise Sandwith, Tracey Cordes, Rod Cove, Steve Lockett, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Ford, Alan Davidson, John Kendall, Paul Henderson, Lee Mutch, Paul Stevens, Gordon Allison, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, Chris Pople, Simon Vandersteen, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, Sarah Lowe, Chris Turner, David Kelley, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, David Buttress, Robin Blunden, Paul Griggs, Martyn Rouse, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Sam Mercer, Adam Shewry, Darren Gallagher, Libby Burns, John Southward and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Helm Crag.

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

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

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)

The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag

The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (75)

High Raise (Langdale) and Coledale Head beyond Grasmere Common from Helm Crag

High Raise (Langdale) and Coledale Head beyond Grasmere Common from Helm Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (207)

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (2)

Approacing Helm Crag

Approacing Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (68)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (65)

The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag from Greenburn Bottom

The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag from Greenburn Bottom

Photo: Tim Hope (50)

The Howitzer and the Lion and the Lamb on the summit of Helm Crag with Loughrigg and Grasmere in the background

The Howitzer and the Lion and the Lamb on the summit of Helm Crag with Loughrigg and Grasmere in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (208)

Helm Crag summit cairn

Helm Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (72)

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)

On the Howitzer at the top of Helm Crag

On the Howitzer at the top of Helm Crag

Photo: Roger Yardley (3)

The Howitzer on the summit of Helm Crag

The Howitzer on the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Martin Wardroper (3)

*Grasmere from Helm Crag

*Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (64)

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)

The Lion and the Lamb on Helm Crag

The Lion and the Lamb on Helm Crag

Photo: David Hayter (80)

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)

*Grasmere Common, Easedale and The Greenburn Horseshoe from Helm Crag

*Grasmere Common, Easedale and The Greenburn Horseshoe from Helm Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (67)

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (60)


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