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Walk 1111 - High Raise & Helm Crag from Grasmere

Nat Park   Lake District
County/Area   Cumbria
AuthorLou Johnson
Length9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Ascent1700 feet / 515 metres
Grademoderate/hard

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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.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL6
OS ExplorerSheet OL7
OS LandrangerSheet 90

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1154 - 0.4 miles / 0.6 km away
Between Grasmere and Langdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 1472 - 0.5 miles / 0.7 km away
Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 1565 - 0.5 miles / 0.7 km away
Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere village
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 2254 - 0.8 miles / 1.3 km away
Grisedale Tarn from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Walk 2841 - 0.8 miles / 1.3 km away
Grisedale Tarn & Seat Sandal from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Walk 2932 - 0.8 miles / 1.3 km away
A Green Burn horseshoe from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 2715 - 2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
Skelwith Bridge & Loughrigg from Elterwater
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Walk 1141 - 2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
An Elterwater circular walk
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 1059 - 2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
Colwith Force and Skelwith Force from Elterwater
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.8 miles / 7.8 km

Walk 2026 - 2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Loughrigg, a circular walk from Pelter Bridge near Rydal
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

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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