The Greenburn Round

Sun 16 Dec 2007

Route: Grasmere Village - Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Calf Crag - Steel Fell Tarn - Steel Fell - Underhelm - Grasmere Village

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 2,370ft

Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

With: David Hall and Anne


Dull and gloomy and cold in the wind

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Looking south to Grasmere and Loughrigg Fell from our ascent of Helm Crag

Looking up Far Easedale

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag

Gibson Knott from Helm Crag

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Looking ahead to Pike of Carrs with Calf Crag's summit on the far left, from Gibson Knott's summit

The path up Pike of Carrs

Looking back to Gibson Knott and Helm Crag from Pike of Carrs

Looking across to Calf Crag's summit

Calf Crag's summit

Looking over Brownrigg Tarn to Greenup Edge from Calf Crag's summit

Heading for Steel Fell

Looking to Steel Fell, the ground is well frozen today

Steel Fell from Steel Fell Tarn

Looking back along the fence line we had followed on our ascent of Steel Fell

Approaching Steel Fell's summit

Descending Steel Fell's south east ridge

Helm Crag from lower down on Steel Fell's south east ridge

Looking back to Steel Fell's south east ridge

Previous Walk: Knott and High Pike from Fell Side (Sat 15 Dec 2007)

Next Walk: Skiddaw Lesser, Little and High Men (Wed 19 Dec 2007)

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