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Name:Gibson Knott
Hill number:2494
Height:420m / 1378ft
Parent (Ma):2396  High Raise [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:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 31690 10036
Summit feature:cairn on rocky outcrop
Drop:10m
Col:410m  NY315101  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S OL7N
Observations:Wainwright summit; cairn 200m SE at NY 31855 09924 is about 2m higher
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1079 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Sue, finally decided to do with Helm Crag, Gibson Crag and Steel Fell.Frank15/08/2019
Followed on up ridge from Helm Crag with Heather, Leaving Jago et al to descend into Far Easedale from Bracken Hause.stevem7608/07/2019
Steel Fell - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Cragmickw8826/06/2019
Steel Fell - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Crag. Great weather and views and a good walk to help break in the new boots.re142122/05/2019
Wainwright and summit. Diversion off Coast to Coast.PGCE27/04/2019
From Helm Crag. Nice ridge. Played the Piano.summitter23/04/2019
Beautiful day. Approached along the ridge from Calf Crag and left on the ridge path to Helm Crag. Olwyn and TrevorTrevolw18/04/2019
133belly04/04/2019
Trail: High raise 1ianwkitson29/03/2019
Headed over from Helm Crag. Easy paths to follow odd easy rocky sections to negotiate. solo hiking.Zoe Little07/03/2019
From Helm Crag. Solo. I reckon a lot of people don't do the Wainwright summit these days as the high point with its large cairn is so obviously the ridge summit.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 - Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Greenburn Bottom - Grasmeretwg2716/02/2019
Walked as 3rd 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
Helm Crag and Gibson Knott with Gus.AbiD02/11/2018
From Helm Crag we descended onto the ridge and made the pretty straight forward walk to Gibson knott. The sun just peaking over the Farefield range. Great summit with stunning views back to Helm Crag glowing in the morning sun.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 Hjohnkaysleftleg25/08/2018
From Helmsidedaveapotter23/08/2018
From Grasmere, after Helm Crag and before Calf Crag. Descent via Far Easedalejeffurz107/08/2018
with DadM0YDH07/08/2018
Solo walk. Warm sunny evening, but now the end of the heat wave.jonesj217/07/2018
From Grasmere Village, map ref NY 33720 07671 Via Helm Crag, then onto, Calf Crag, Codale Head, High Raise & Sergeant Man. Return via Easedale Tarn.Westdenewalker04/07/2018
from Stonethwaite over Greenup Edge, then descent to ridge with Helm Crag at the endkeenwalker16/05/2018
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
A Greenburn Skylinesms.3724/02/2018
En route to helm crag via easdaleDanGeere04/02/2018
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
Climbed with Andrew with tarn crag, gibson knott and helm crag.jackfowler20/10/2017
From Calf CragCyclistno124/09/2017
From Grasmere (Travellers Rest) via a very wet Greenburn and Calf Cragafoster19/09/2017
With Tony Gordon.zoob17/09/2017
Great ridge walk to Gibson Kott, getting breezier all the while. Saw a young deer leaping down the hillside.Peak Rambler14/09/2017
20.5km with John. Parked Grassmere Church. Scramble up Sourmilk Gill, Easedale Gill & Belles Knott (Grade 2), Tam Crag, Ullscarf, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott, Helm Crag.Rotorslap20/08/2017
Parked on church parking in Grasmere then scramble up Sourmilk Gill, Easedale Gill then Belles Knott (Grade 2), past Codale Tarn to Tarn Crag then Ullscarf, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and the magnificent Helm Crag with its great climb to the summit.John Eley20/08/2017
part of a summer walk in 2017 walking from youth hostel to youth hostelJoel45101/08/2017
DoneNicky01/08/2017
with JakeyLoonyToons23/07/2017
Done along with Steel Fell and Calf CragWayne Mac13/07/2017
Wainwright no.34The-Z-Man08/07/2017
From Grasmere up to Easedale Tarn. Then clockwise over to Calf Crag, Gibson's Knot and Helm Crag before descending back to Grasmere. Hot sunny day. Out with Manchester Hiking.Lazylizzie18/06/2017
Completed on the Coast to CoastPaul_142_uk13/06/2017
NBFrank07/06/2017
With FR from GrassmereBheinn07/06/2017
From Grasmere, horseshoe to Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag & Steel FellMrChris198003/06/2017
With Club Dave Joneswhiteuss14/05/2017
From Travellers Rest, field & road to Helmside, pull up Steel Fell to Top-Dead Pike, across the head of Greenburn to Calf Crag, Pike of Carrs to Gibson Knott tops, down & up to Helm Crag, good job it was dry, down White Crag to Lancrigg & Grasmere, Warn & dry, cool breeze..apricorum14/05/2017