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Name:Calf Crag
Hill number:2472
Height:537m / 1762ft
Parent (Ma):2396  High Raise [High White Stones]
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Central Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston), Derwent (Workington)
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Morecambe Bay
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge,
Fellranger
(Tu,5,Dew,W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 30162 10411
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:50m
Col:487m  NY295102  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL4S OL5S OL6N OL7N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1159 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Steel Fell, onto Gibson KnottJulieB12/07/2020
From Grasmere to Helm Crag, along the ridge to Gibson Knotts and Calf Crag. Walk through the boggy section to Steel Fell, and back to Grasmere.johnsingo12/07/2020
Clockwise Greenburn Roundssstevesreeves21/03/2020
REPEATSteve Q19/03/2020
Helm, Gibson Knott, Calf and Sergeant man with alison, claire and gusAbiD25/01/2020
Wainwrights and some Birketts around Easedale - c16km. Perfect blue sky day.davechaffey31/12/2019
With Trout. Tarn Crag - Calf Crag - Steel Fell. Cold day but lots of sunshine.robba_wag31/12/2019
15.45 great walk with Michael Pearce, along Helm Crag ridge, up the Howitzer and along to Calf Crag then back down the valleyvegibagger29/11/2019
From Grasmere along to Greenburn bottom, a haven of peace and seclusion (though damp). Ascent to the ridge between Calf crag and Gibson Knot, where views over Easedale and Grasmere suddenly open up like a vision. Follow the ridge path, sticking to the stepping stones through the peat hags.CPowles29/10/2019
Grasmere, Helm Crag, Greenburn bottom,Calf crag, low white stones, High Raise, Sgt man, Blea rigg, Castle how, little castle how, Swinescar pike, Silver How, Grasmere. 14.5 miles.AvidSockWearer08/09/2019
With ASW. We climbed Helm Crag (405M), a detour down into the valley to find Greenburn Bottom, then back up to Calf Crag (537m), then continuing to the highest point of the Central Fells, High Raise (762m). From there we continued to Sergeant Man (736m), down to Blea Rigg (541m) and finally across to Silver How (395m), then back down into Grasmere.meltdiceburg08/09/2019
Walked up ridge from Helm CrG and Gibson Knott with Heather.stevem7608/07/2019
Steel Fell - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Cragmickw8826/06/2019
Over from Steel Fell, then o to the ridge and down over Gibson Knott and Helm Cragre142122/05/2019
Diversion off Coast to Coast.PGCE27/04/2019
From Gibson Knott.summitter23/04/2019
Beautiful spring day. Approached the summit via the ridge from Steel Fell; left on the ridge path towards Gibson Knott. Olwyn and TrevorTrevolw18/04/2019
132belly04/04/2019
Trail: High Raise 1ianwkitson29/03/2019
Wet n wildCora Thorny15/03/2019
Headed over from Gibson Knott. Easy paths to follow but very boggy in places and required route finding around it. Windy in sections and the rain got heavier. solo hiking.Zoe Little07/03/2019
As usual, I bagged every minor bump on the way along the ridge from Gibson Knott. Wainwrights around 5. Solo.Dangerous Dave23/02/2019
With many friends from CUHWC: YHA High Close - Blea Rigg - Sergeant Man - High Raise - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Crag - YHA High CloseMark Jackson16/02/2019
Grasmere - Steel Fell - Calf Crag - Ullscarf - High Raise - Sergeant Man - Blea Rigg - Lang How - Grasmeretwg2716/02/2019
Walked as 2nd of 4 peak walk starting at the Travellers Rest. Snow underfoot and visibility poor due (50m).Shaun19/01/2019
With: hb sb; Round of Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag from Grasmere. Very cloudy with some rain.Ian Baines06/11/2018
With: ib sb; Round of Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag from Grasmere. Very cloudy with some rain. Helen Baines06/11/2018
Following the ridge line on to Calf crag the wind picked up even more but as we got to the summit with where greeted by stunning views down to Easedale and Grasmere at the head of the valley. Great secluded summit with is earned not given.Scotty 2 Hotty27/10/2018
With Nigel CunliffeMooseWire30/09/2018
Grasmere (A591)> Helm Crag > Gibson Knott > Calf Crag > Steel Fell > Grasmere (A591). Fine day with sunny spells and good visibility. Chilly wind at times and a decidedly autumnal feel. Just Me and H.johnkaysleftleg25/08/2018
From Grasmere continuation of the ridge from Helm Crag. Descended via Far Easedale.jeffurz107/08/2018
With DadM0YDH07/08/2018
From Grasmere Village, map ref NY 33720 07671 Via Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, then onto, Codale Head, High Raise & Sergeant Man. Return via Easedale Tarn.Westdenewalker04/07/2018
10.5 mile linear walk starting in Langdale, climbing steeply up Mark Gate path around Loft Crag and scrambled onto Pike of Stickle, went back along and ascended Loft Crag, back down and across to Harrison Stickle, then around to Pavey Ark wainwright, then across to Thunacar Knott, then contoured around to Sergeant Man Wainwright then easy ascent to High Raise, descended and took path onto Calf Crag then along smaller path to Steel Fell finishing up at Steel End car park. Glorious day, sun with thin layer of cloud way above most summits so no direct sunlight, busy as usual, great views.DanTrig23/06/2018
from Stonethwaite via Greenup edge then along ridge to helm cragkeenwalker16/05/2018
From Grasmere ascent of Silver How, via Allan Bank and Wray Gill. On to Blea Cragg via Lang How and Great Castle. Up to Sergeant Man and on to High Raise. Easterly down to Ash Crags to Tarn Crag. Contouring round to Broadstone Head, descent to Brownrigg Moss and ascent of Calf Crag, Round to Steel Fell and Dead Pike. Return to Calf Crag and along the ridge to Gibson Knott and Helm Crag. Descent to Lancrigg and return to Grasmere.raymooremanx14/04/2018
Parked at Ghyll Foot farm. Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf crag & Steel Fell.Stu Percival12/04/2018
Joey the HoundGragmole07/04/2018
With peter on horeshoe with Steel Fell and helm cragInez30/03/2018
2nd time.russell6125/02/2018
A Greenburn Skylinesms.3724/02/2018
En route to Helm Crag via EasdaleDanGeere04/02/2018
SoloVin02/02/2018
With DTL on day trip from london. From Steel Crag and then on to Ullscarf afterwards. Beautiful views but snowing and veeeeeery boggy. Enjoyed the continual alerts of DTL shouting “Bog!” as he sunk in to the mud.Fionalevey30/01/2018
Horseshoe of Steel Fell and Calf crag from Grasmere, ascending SE ridge of Steel Fell and returning down Easedal. Even covering of wet snow but limited viewsRobertP29/12/2017
Nic & NedNicola & Stuart01/12/2017
Parked on road at Grassmere, Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott, Helm Crag. Feeling cold and damp, good views from summits.Fell_wanderer13/11/2017
From Steel Fell through numerous bogsCyclistno124/09/2017
From Grasmere (Travellers Rest) via a very wet Greenburnafoster19/09/2017
Wth Tony Gordon.zoob17/09/2017