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:

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English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
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, 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.


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

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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 - Grasmere from the summit of Helm Crag

Grasmere from the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Zoe Blackbourn (1)

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

Grasmere and Easedale from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (70)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (415)

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) (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 - On Helm Crag summit

On Helm Crag summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (53)

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 - Easedale and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Easedale and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (76)

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 - 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 - Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Simon Barnett (54)

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

The Howitzer on the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Martin Wardroper (3)

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 - 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 - This is me on top of Helm Crag above Grasmere

This is me on top of Helm Crag above Grasmere

Photo: Phil Pickering (1)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - The 'Howitzer' on the summit of Helm Crag

The 'Howitzer' on the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: David Baines (1)

Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere - Raise (Helvellyn)

Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (212)

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 - The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)


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