Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere

One steep ascent to fine views of Grasmere


Route outline for walk c152:

Grasmere  -  Goody Bridge  -  High Raven Crag  -  Helm Crag  -  The Lion and The Lamb  -  The Howitzer  -  Gibson Knott  -  Calf Crag  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Brownrigg Moss  -  Moor Moss  -  Far Easdale Gill  -  Goody Bridge  -  Grasmere




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Calf Crag at 537m (1762ft). Calf Crag is classified as an Wainwright (No. 155). Calf Crag is also known as an English Dewey (100th highest in England, 230th in England & Wales)

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gibson Knott at 420m (1378ft). Gibson Knott is classified as an Wainwright (No. 197).

You will also reach the summit of Helm Crag at 396m (1300ft). Helm Crag is classified as an Wainwright (No. 201).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL6 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere

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Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - The summit of Helm Crag

The summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Brian Balfe (13)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: David Hayter (79)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (78)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Eric and me on Helm Crag, Easter Sunday 2008.

Eric and me on Helm Crag, Easter Sunday 2008.

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (5)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Seat Sandel (left) Grisedale Hause & Fairfield (right) from near Goody Bridge on the outskirts of Grasmere

Seat Sandel (left) Grisedale Hause & Fairfield (right) from near Goody Bridge on the outskirts of Grasmere

Photo: Alan Wainwright (201)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Steel Fell (left) and Seat Sandal (right) from Helm Crag

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

Photo: Tim Hope (71)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - On the Howitzer at the top of Helm Crag

On the Howitzer at the top of Helm Crag

Photo: Roger Yardley (3)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Autumn colours near Grasmere

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (14)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Helm Crag summit cairn

Helm Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (72)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Gibson Knott Summit

Gibson Knott Summit

Photo: David Hayter (77)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - *Grasmere Common, Easedale and The Greenburn Horseshoe from Helm Crag

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

Photo: Andy Malcolm (67)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag summit

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag summit

Photo: Tim Hope (77)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - On Helm Crag summit

On Helm Crag summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (53)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Approacing Helm Crag

Approacing Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (68)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (407)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (75)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)


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