Helm Crag

25th November 2007



Wainwright Guidebook three

The Central Fells



Ascent: 1, 328 Feet - 428 Metres
Wainwrights: Helm Crag
Weather: Dull & Overcast
Parking: Grasmere Village
Area: Central
Walking With: Stephen Harrison
Ordnance Survey: Ordnance Survey OL7 (1:25)
Time Taken:  
Route: Grasmere - Easedale Lane - New Bridge - Lancrigg - Helm Crag - Lancrigg - New Bridge - Easedale Lane - Grasmere

Map and Photo Gallery


Helm Crag from Grasmere

Goody Bridge over Easedale Beck

New Bridge over Easedale Beck and towards the farm path



Brimmer Head Farm and Blea Rigg

Easedale Tarn and Tarn Crag
With Blea Rigg and Codale Head.

Looking in to Grasmere and not posing honest!


The Lion and The Lamb. There’s just no getting away with it from any angle.

The Howitzer, Helm Crag.
I did attempt to climb it then you see the over hang and then the A591, and okay lets slowly make your way back down

Heading back towards Grasmere

I couldn’t walk past the Graveyard of one our most Established Poets without taking a picture

The Water Mill Ings. I guess I can start calling this my local now.
Time for a well deserved pint.


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