Helm Crag

Name of walk Helm Crag
Date of walk 2013-02-08
Distance walked (miles) 5
Duration of walk 4 hours 0 minutes
Weather overcast
Peaks on walk Helm Crag
Walked with Brendan
Parking Lay-by outside Grasmere.

On Thursday Brendan and I drove to Grasmere to climb Helm Crag. There was still snow on the tops.

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Helm Crag from the walk into the village from the lay-by, with Steel Fell behind. Rather a dull day, but no wind.

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Helm Crag from the other side.

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Looking back to Grasmere from the route up.

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Gaining height.

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Sour Milk Gill behind Brendan.

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Seat Sandal and Fairfield.

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Looking down on Dunmail Raise.

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Grasmere.

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Close up with Loughrigg Fell behind.

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Looking across the summit to the Howitzer.

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I`m now stood on top of The Lion.

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View across to Easedale Tarn.

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Brendan with the Howitzer.

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Looking ahead to Gibson Knott and Calf Crag.

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We take the new zig zag path down into Greenburn.

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Looking back up.

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Crossing Greenburn Beck.

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At the base of Steel Fell we take the road back to Goody Bridge and then into Grasmere.

A good little walk of about five and a half miles. The walk took about four hours. We spent the rest of the afternoon in the village.

Jo.

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