Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag

Thu 5 Jun 2003

Route: Grasmere Village - Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Calf Crag - Far Easedale - Easedale - Grasmere Village

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 1,850ft

Time: 5 hours 30 minutes

With: 5 HF Holidays guests and another leader


Overcast, sunny intervals, windy

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Wordsworth's grave, St Oswald's Church, Grasmere

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from the ascent of Helm Crag

Looking up Far Easedale

Grasmere, village and lake from Helm Crag

Easedale Tarn just visible across Easedale with Harrison Stickle on the skyline

Climbing up to the Lion, Helm Crag

Heading towards the Howitzer, Helm Crag summit

Lion and The Lamb, Helm Crag with Grasmere and Loughrigg Fell in the distance

The Howitzer (Helm Crag summit) and Dunmail Raise

Gibson Knott from Helm Crag

Steel Fell from Helm Crag

Looking back to Helm Crag from the route up Gibson Knott

Looking towards Calf Crag from Gibson Knott summit

Deer Bields on the side of Tarn Crag

The view back down the Helm Crag ridge

Approaching Calf Crag summit

Calf Crag summit cairn

360 Panorama from Calf Crag's summit

Heading down into Far Easdale

Looking back up at Calf Crag summit

Far Easedale looking towards Helm Crag

Helm Crag from the edge of Grasmere village

Previous Walk: Blea Tarn and Little Langdale (Tue 3 Jun 2003)

Next Walk: Coniston Old Man and Low Water (Fri 6 Jun 2003)

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