Walk c302 High Raise via Calf Crag from Grasmere

The Central Fells' Highest point


Route outline for walk c302:

Grasmere  -  Goody Bridge  -  High Raven Crag  -  Helm Crag  -  The Lion and The Lamb  -  The Howitzer  -  Gibson Knott  -  Calf Crag  -  Brownrigg Moss  -  Greenup Edge  -  High Raise (Langdale)  -  Sergeant Man  -  Belles Knott  -  Coledale Tarn  -  Easedale Tarn  -  Sour Milk Gill  -  Easedale  -  Grasmere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Raise (Langdale) at 762m (2501ft). High Raise (Langdale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (65th highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 57). High Raise (Langdale) is also known as an English Nuttall (79th highest in England, 135th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (20th highest in England, 467th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Sergeant Man at 736m (2416ft). Sergeant Man is classified as an Wainwright (No. 69).

You will also reach the summit of 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)

Along the way you will also bag:

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 c302 High Raise via Calf Crag from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (407)

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Tarn Crag (Easedale) from Easedale

Tarn Crag (Easedale) from Easedale

Photo: David Hayter (271)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (497)

Easedale from Sour Milk Gill

Easedale from Sour Milk Gill

Photo: David Hayter (269)

Easedale Tarn

Easedale Tarn

Photo: Andy Malcolm (47)

Greenburn Bottom and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Greenburn Bottom and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (72)

Shaun, Tetley & Grizzly on High Raise (Langdale)

Shaun, Tetley & Grizzly on High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Gerry Ball (61)

Eric and me on Helm Crag, Easter Sunday 2008.

Eric and me on Helm Crag, Easter Sunday 2008.

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (5)

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)

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

Grasmere from the ascent up Helm Crag

Grasmere from the ascent up Helm Crag

Photo: Sarah Wintle (1)

Looking 0ver Sour Milk Gill Falls

Looking 0ver Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: Wayne Hill (62)

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)

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)

Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Bryan Auty (4)

Sergeant Man Summit

Sergeant Man Summit

Photo: David Hayter (263)

On the Howitzer at the top of Helm Crag

On the Howitzer at the top of Helm Crag

Photo: Roger Yardley (3)

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)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (65)

*The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left), Lingmoor Fell (centre distance), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and Pavey Ark with Harrison Stickle beyond (The Langdale Pikes) (centre right)

*The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left), Lingmoor Fell (centre distance), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and Pavey Ark with Harrison Stickle beyond (The Langdale Pikes) (centre right)

Photo: Tim Hope (29)

Sour Milk Gill near Easedale Tarn

Sour Milk Gill near Easedale Tarn

Photo: David Wright (152)

The Howitzer on the summit of Helm Crag

The Howitzer on the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Martin Wardroper (3)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: David Hayter (79)

Great Rigg (left). Stone Arthur (centre) and Heron Pike (right) from the top of High Raven Crag

Great Rigg (left). Stone Arthur (centre) and Heron Pike (right) from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (204)

Grasmere shore

Grasmere shore

Photo: David Hayter (408)

David Morecroft on top of the 'Howitzer', Helm Crag

David Morecroft on top of the 'Howitzer', Helm Crag

Photo: David Morecroft (20)

Me on the summit of Sergeant Man

Me on the summit of Sergeant Man

Photo: Christine Shepherd (489)

Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Linda Royston (4)

Low White Stones (foreground) with Borrowdale beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Low White Stones (foreground) with Borrowdale beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (220)

High Raise (Langdale) Summit

High Raise (Langdale) Summit

Photo: Hugh Turner (3)

Broadstone Head from Brownrigg Moss

Broadstone Head from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Tim Hope (65)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury approach 'The Lion and the Lamb' on Helm Crag

Runaway Ramblers from Bury approach 'The Lion and the Lamb' on Helm Crag

Photo: David Morecroft (21)

Dove Cottage near Grasmere

Dove Cottage near Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (262)

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (213)

*Scafell Pike (far left back) and The Borrowdale Fells featuring Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Stead, Glaramara, Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from High Raise (Langdale)

*Scafell Pike (far left back) and The Borrowdale Fells featuring Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Stead, Glaramara, Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (32)

This is me on top of Helm Crag above Grasmere

This is me on top of Helm Crag above Grasmere

Photo: Phil Pickering (1)

Tarn Crag (Easedale) above Easedale Crag, Easedale Tarn

Tarn Crag (Easedale) above Easedale Crag, Easedale Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (32)

Easedale Tarn nr Grasmere

Easedale Tarn nr Grasmere

Photo: Martin Peake (4)

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)

Skiddaw from High Raise (Langdale)

Skiddaw from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: James Brennan (2)

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)

Easedale Tarn in low cloud

Easedale Tarn in low cloud

Photo: David Wright (154)

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Photo: Linda Royston (3)

Clouds over the Langdale Pikes from near Sergeant Man

Clouds over the Langdale Pikes from near Sergeant Man

Photo: David Hayter (264)

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (61)

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)

Blea Rigg (right) from Coledale Tarn

Blea Rigg (right) from Coledale Tarn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (223)

Deep Slack and Codale Head (right) from Sergeant Man summit

Deep Slack and Codale Head (right) from Sergeant Man summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (32)

On top of Calf Crag in the Lakes last week

On top of Calf Crag in the Lakes last week

Photo: Steve Davies (1)

Me beside the Trig Point on High Raise (Langdale) Summit

Me beside the Trig Point on High Raise (Langdale) Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (504)

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)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (270)

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag summit

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag summit

Photo: Tim Hope (77)

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)

Slapestone Edge from across Easedale Tarn

Slapestone Edge from across Easedale Tarn

Photo: Simon Barnett (29)

High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

Photo: Alan Wainwright (221)

Easedale Tarn

Easedale Tarn

Photo: Debbie Curwen (1)

Steel Fell from Calf Crag

Steel Fell from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (74)

Sergeant Man summit

Sergeant Man summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (31)

The southern end of Grasmere

The southern end of Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (266)

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (2)

Raise (Helvellyn)

Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (212)

Broadstone Head, Ferngill Crag and Deer Bields from Brownrigg Moss

Broadstone Head, Ferngill Crag and Deer Bields from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Tim Hope (57)

Greenup Edge from Calf Crag

Greenup Edge from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (73)

On Sergeant Man

On Sergeant Man

Photo: Kurt Elliott (4)

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (78)

The Langdale Pikes with Wetherlam and Swirl How in the distance from Sergeant Man summit

The Langdale Pikes with Wetherlam and Swirl How in the distance from Sergeant Man summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (33)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (390)

The High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

The High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (31)

Harrison Stickle (left) and Pike of Stickle (centre right) with the Coniston Fells beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Harrison Stickle (left) and Pike of Stickle (centre right) with the Coniston Fells beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (222)

Seat Sandal (left) Grisedale Hause, Fairfield (centre) and Great Rigg above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Seat Sandal (left) Grisedale Hause, Fairfield (centre) and Great Rigg above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (203)

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (14)

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (60)

On the High Raise (Langdale) massif

On the High Raise (Langdale) massif

Photo: Alan Wainwright (216)

Sergeant Man

Sergeant Man

Photo: Mike Jennings (8)

Grasmere

Grasmere

Photo: Kevin Smith (1)

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Photo: Bryan Auty (2)

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)

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (75)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)

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

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

Photo: Andy Malcolm (67)

The summit of Helm Crag

The summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Brian Balfe (13)

Approacing Helm Crag summit

Approacing Helm Crag summit

Photo: Tim Hope (69)

Autumn in Grasmere Village

Autumn in Grasmere Village

Photo: Linda Royston (1)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)

*Grasmere from Helm Crag

*Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (64)

Grasmere Church

Grasmere Church

Photo: Stuart Richardson (11)

Approaching the summit of Sergeant Man

Approaching the summit of Sergeant Man

Photo: Tim Hope (28)

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)

Sour Milk Gill Waterfall, near Easedale Tarn

Sour Milk Gill Waterfall, near Easedale Tarn

Photo: David Wright (151)

Sergeant Man

Sergeant Man

Photo: Andy Malcolm (43)

Borrowdale from High Raise (Langdale)

Borrowdale from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (33)

The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag

The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (75)

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (76)

Approacing Helm Crag

Approacing Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (68)

The 'Howitzer' on the summit of Helm Crag

The 'Howitzer' on the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: David Baines (1)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Deer Bields, Ferngill Crag and Broadstone Head from Calf Crag

Deer Bields, Ferngill Crag and Broadstone Head from Calf Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (66)

*Fairfield, Grasmere, Windermere and Coniston Water Sergeant Man

*Fairfield, Grasmere, Windermere and Coniston Water Sergeant Man

Photo: Wayne Hill (65)

Approching Helm Crag

Approching Helm Crag

Photo: David Baines (8)

Easedale Tarn in mist

Easedale Tarn in mist

Photo: David Wright (153)

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Photo: Mike Knipe (214)

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)

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

Photo: Simon Barnett (34)

The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left),Lingmoor Fell (distance centre), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and the shoulder of Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (right)

The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left),Lingmoor Fell (distance centre), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and the shoulder of Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (right)

Photo: Tim Hope (30)

The Lion and the Lamb on Helm Crag

The Lion and the Lamb on Helm Crag

Photo: David Hayter (80)

Easedale and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Easedale and Helm Crag from Calf Crag

Photo: David Hayter (76)

Grasmere

Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (263)

Grasmere from the west shore

Grasmere from the west shore

Photo: Linda Royston (2)

Helm Crag summit cairn

Helm Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (72)

Gibson Knott Summit

Gibson Knott Summit

Photo: David Hayter (77)

Looking north across the High Raise (Langdale) massif

Looking north across the High Raise (Langdale) massif

Photo: Alan Wainwright (215)

On Helm Crag summit

On Helm Crag summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (53)

Sour Milk Gill

Sour Milk Gill

Photo: David Hayter (389)

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Simon Barnett (54)

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)

Grasmere Shore

Grasmere Shore

Photo: David Hayter (409)

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)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (71)

Grasmere and Easedale from Helm Crag

Grasmere and Easedale from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (70)

Grasmere with Loughrigg beyond from the top of High Raven Crag

Grasmere with Loughrigg beyond from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (205)

Easedale from the summit of Sergeant Man

Easedale from the summit of Sergeant Man

Photo: Simon Barnett (30)

Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Photo: Stuart Richardson (12)

Easedale Tarn

Easedale Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (395)

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Deer Bields from Gibson Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (67)

My husband Eric on Helm Crag

My husband Eric on Helm Crag

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (2)


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