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Calf Crag

Calf Crag



Grid Reference: NY 30162 10410
Height: 537 metres/1762 feet

"The Highest point, small and rocky, is a pleasant place for a halt and quiet contemplation of the scenery: sheep think so, too."
A Wainwright

From the rocky summit cairn of Calf Crag can be seen a wonderful view of the Far Easdale valley below ane east along the ridge over Gibson Knott to Helm Crag.

A great walk includes the circuit of Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag, but other fine walks can be had by continuing from Calf Crag over High Raise or Sergeant Man or also by dropping down into the Far Easdale or Greenburn Valleys below.

 

  1. Sunset over Walla Crag

    Grasmere to Keswick

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    Gentle walking on good paths, boggy underfoot at times but great views all around

    Distance: 23km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 950m / 3000ft
    Duration: 8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  2. Below the Howitzer on Helm Crag

    Helm Crag & Steel Fell

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A lower level ridge walking with little exposure, glorious views above Grasmere

    Distance: 13km / 8 miles
    Ascent: 720m / 2400ft
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  3. The Langdale Pikes from Grasmere

    Langdale Pikes from Grasmere

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A long days walking but generally easy underfoot, glorious views throughout

    Distance: 21km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 1210m / 4000ft
    Duration: 8-9 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  4. Wastwater, a welcome sight at the end of day 3

    The Bob Graham 5 Day Challenge

    £299.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    The infamous 42 peak circuit of the Lakes, we cover the route over 5 days

    Distance: 115km / 72 miles
    Ascent: 8200m / 27000ft
    Duration: 5 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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