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



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Dove Cottage in Grasmere was William Wordsworth's home between1799 and 1813.

William Wordsworth is buried in St Oswald's Church in Grasmere.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
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English
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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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, 231st 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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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 - My husband Eric on Helm Crag

My husband Eric on Helm Crag

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (2)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Grasmere from the ascent up Helm Crag

Grasmere from the ascent up Helm Crag

Photo: Sarah Wintle (1)

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

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Linda Royston (4)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Photo: Linda Royston (3)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Photo: Bryan Auty (2)

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

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (76)

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 - Greenburn Bottom and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Greenburn Bottom and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (72)

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

*Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (64)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Helvellyn (centre left) and Seat Sandal (right) above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from Helm Crag

Helvellyn (centre left) and Seat Sandal (right) above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from Helm Crag

Photo: Simon Barnett (52)

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

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - The Far Easdale Valley with Helm Crag (left) and Loughrigg (centre distance) from Brownrigg Moss

The Far Easdale Valley with Helm Crag (left) and Loughrigg (centre distance) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (210)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - The Howitzer on Helm Crag with Helvellyn and The Pass of Dunmail Raise beyond

The Howitzer on Helm Crag with Helvellyn and The Pass of Dunmail Raise beyond

Photo: Simon Barnett (55)

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

Approching Helm Crag

Photo: David Baines (8)

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

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

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 - 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 - Grasmere, Silver How, Lang How, Blea Rigg, Easedale Tarn, The LAngdale Pikes, Codale Head, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag from Helm Crag summit cairn

Grasmere, Silver How, Lang How, Blea Rigg, Easedale Tarn, The LAngdale Pikes, Codale Head, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag from Helm Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (73)

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

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (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)


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