Calf Crag

Overview
Height: 1,762 Feet - 537 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 301 104
Area: Central
Ordnance Survey: OL7
Wainwright Guidebook: Three

The familiar pyramid of Helm Crag, rising sharply from the green fields of Grasmere, is the terminus of a ridge that curves away westwards to culminate finally in the rocky crest of a lesser known eminence, Calf Crag.

 

Map and Photo Gallery


 

Looking towards Pike of Carrs with Calf Crag beyond.

Brown Crags, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywagone Pike and Seat Sandal from Calf Crag summit cairn.

 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Calf Crag

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 1 A Greenburn Skyline

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16th January 2015
ASCENT: 3,150 Feet - 961 Meters
MILES: 11.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Calf Crag - Sergeant Man - Steel Fell
ROUTE: A591 - Butharlyp Howe - Easedale Road - Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Calf Crag - Brownrigg Moss - Broadstone Head - Sergeant Man - Broadstone Head - Brownrigg Moss - Steel Fell Tarn - Steel Fell - Cotra Breast - Helm Side - Low Mill Bridge - Goody Bridge - Grasmere - A591
 

Scafell Pike from Dunmail Raise


3rd May 2014
ASCENT: 5,800 Feet 1,768 Meters
MILES: 16.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 10, Steel Fell – Calf Crag – Sergeant Man – Thunacar Knott – Pavey Ark – Harrison Stickle – Pike O’ Stickle – Rossett Pike  – Great End – Scafell Pike
ROUTE: Dunmail Raise – Steel Fell – Steelfell Tarn – Calf Crag – Brownrigg Tarn – Codale Head – Sergeant Man – Thunacar Knott – Pavey Ark – Harrison Stickle – Pike O’Stickle – Martcrag Moor – Stake Pass – Rossett Pike – Angle Tarn (Langstrath) – Esk Hause – Calf Cove – Great End – Broad Crag Col – Scafell Pike – Corridor Route – Styhead – Styhead Gill – Stockley Bridge – Seathwaite
 

The Wythburn Fells

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23rd November 2012
ASCENT: 798 Metres, 2,618 Feet
MILES: 9.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Ullscarth – High Raise – Calf Crag – Steel Fell
ROUTE: Wythburn – Birk Crag – Harrop Tarn – Mosshause Gill – Standing Crag – Ullscarth – Greenup Edge – Low White Stones – High Raise – Sergeant Man – Deep Slack – Brownrigg Moss – Steel Fell – Steel Fell North Ridge – Steel End – Wythburn
 

High Raise from Grasmere via Helm Crag

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7th January 2012
ASCENT: 2,800 Feet, 854 Meters
MILES: 9.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, High Raise, Sergeant Man
ROUTE: Grasmere – Easedale Road – Helm Crag – Gibson Knott – Calf Crag – Brownrigg Moss – Mere Beck – High Raise – Sergeant Man – Easedale Tarn – Easedale – Grasmere
 

The Greenburn Horseshoe

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25th August 2010
ASCENT: 2,456 Ft, 758 Mtrs
MILES: 8.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Steel Fell
ROUTE:  
 

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