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).

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

In no particular order . . .

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)

Dove Cottage near Grasmere

Dove Cottage near Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (262)

On Helm Crag summit

On Helm Crag summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (53)

Grasmere Shore

Grasmere Shore

Photo: David Hayter (409)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (65)

The Lion and the Lamb on Helm Crag

The Lion and the Lamb on Helm Crag

Photo: David Hayter (80)

Helm Crag summit cairn

Helm Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (72)

Gibson Knott Summit

Gibson Knott Summit

Photo: David Hayter (77)

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

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

Photo: Andy Malcolm (67)

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)


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