Calf Crag and Steel Fell

Sat 21 May 2005

Route: Mill Bridge, Grasmere - Ghyll Foot - Greenburn valley - Greenburn Bottom - Pike of Carrs - Calf Crag - Steel Fell Tarn - Steel Fell - South East Ridge - Ghyll Foot - Mill Bridge

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,800ft

Time: 3 hours

With: Anne


Broken cloud and sunshine

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Starting up the Greenburn valley

The view back down Green Burn with Helm Crag on the right

Greenburn Bottom

Stepping stones across Green Burn

The Gibson Knott and Helm Crag ridge

Looking across Far Easedale to Deer Bields Crag on Tarn Crag

Steel Fell in shadow with the Helvellyn ridge, Seat Sandal and the Fairfield fells behind

Calf Crag's summit

The Helvellyn fells from near Calf Crag's summit

Calf Crag's summit cairn

360 Panorama from Calf Crag's summit

Dollywaggon Pike on the left and Cofa Pike / Fairfield on the right as we head for Steel Fell

Helvellyn from the large nameless tarn on the wide ridge to Steel Fell

Looking down on Greenburn Bottom

Thirlmere to the north with Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance from Steel Fell

Looking towards High Raise and Greenup Edge from Steel Fell's summit cairn

360 Panorama from Steel Fell's summit

Seat Sandal seen across the A591 as it goes over Dunmail Raise

Helm Crag from Steel Fell's south east ridge

Looking down on the Grasmere valley from Steel Fell

A glimpse of Grasmere with Loughrigg Fell beyond from the bottom of Steel Fell's south east ridge

Steel Fell's south east ridge from near Mill Bridge

Previous Walk: Branstree and Selside Pike (Sun 15 May 2005)

Next Walk: Hampsfell (Sun 22 May 2005)

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