The Greenburn Round

Sat 29 Jun 2002

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

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 2,370ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Cloud base approx. 2,000ft, light drizzle in the air at times

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Seat Sandal from Underhelm

Steel Fell's southeast ridge, our line of ascent

Helm Crag from low down Steel Fell's southeast ridge

The main road (A591) and Helm Crag from higher up the ridge, Steel Fell

The main road (A591) and Helm Crag from Steel Fell

Steel Fell's summit cairn

Wythburn valley and Thirlmere

Heading towards Calf Crag (seen centre visible skyline) from Steel Fell

The large tarn on the ridge, Steel Fell

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal, far right with its top in cloud from Calf Crag summit

The Gibson Knott - Helm Crag ridge and Far Easedale

Easedale Tarn and Tarn Crag from Gibson Knott's summit

Far Easedale

Helm Crag from its ridge with Gibson Knott

Looking back at Far Easedale and Gibson Knott

The Howitzer, Helm Crag summit and Steel Fell's southeast ridge

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

Grasmere, village and lake from Helm Crag

Easedale Road back into the centre of Grasmere

Previous Walk: Hesk Fell and The Pike (Thu 27 Jun 2002)

Next Walk: Silver How, Blea Rigg and Easedale Tarn (Wed 3 Jul 2002)

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