Knott and Great Calva

Mon 30 Aug 2010

Route: Grainsgill Beck Bridge - Grainsgill Beck - Knott - Great Calva - Cumbria Way - River Caldew - Grainsgill Beck Bridge

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 1,900ft

Time: 4 hours

With: Anne


Sunshine, blue sky and scattered clouds

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Coomb Height from the River Caldew

Towards Skiddaw Little Man

Mine workings by Grainsgill Beck

Looking across to Carrock Fell from near the top of Grainsgill Beck

Looking over Miller Moss to High Pike

Heading for the summit of Knott

Great Calva on the far left and the Skiddaw fells from Knott's summit

Great Cockup with Over Water and Binsey behind

A glimpse of the foot of Bassenthwaite Lake

Looking back to Knott as we start our ascent of Great Calva

Great Calva's summit shelter

Skiddaw from Great Calva's summit

Carrock Fell in the distance from Great Calva's summit

The valley of the River Caldew, Bowscale Fell and the flanks of Mungrisdale Common on the right from Great Calva's summit

South, into the sun, with Helvellyn on the left, a glimpse of Thirlmere and Lonscale Fell on the right

Just follow the fence down, the path is on the other side!

Knott and Wiley Gill

On the Cumbria Way, Carrock Fell ahead

River Caldew

Previous Walk: Four Stones Hill and Haweswater (Sat 28 Aug 2010)

Next Walk: A sunset walk to Angle Tarn (Fri 3 Sep 2010)

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