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High Raise & Helm Crag from Grasmere
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Photo from the walk - High Raise & Helm Crag from Grasmere

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This Lake District walk from Grasmere visits High Raise, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag. A fairly demanding walk, it can be wet underfoot after heavy rain. Despite this the views are excellent and the walking very rewarding with five Wainwrights included in the walk. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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