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Name:Gibson Knott
Hill number:2494
Height:420m / 1378ft
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:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 31690 10036
Summit feature:cairn on rocky outcrop
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 1134 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
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
Wainwrights and some Birketts around Easedale - c16km. Perfect blue sky day.davechaffey31/12/2019
From Helm Crag - return to Travellers' Rest via col with Helm CragJim T27/12/2019
great walk with Michael Pearce, along Helm Crag ridge, up the Howitzer and along, Inc Gibson Knot to Calf Crag then back down the valleyvegibagger29/11/2019
Follow the ridge path from Calf Crag, which has stepping stones through the peat hags. Many small subsidiary tops along the ridge can be ignored - the true top of Gibson knot is obvious.CPowles29/10/2019
Ever Onward09/10/2019
Ever Onward10/09/2019
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
Chris Benson22/05/2019
Lisa L18/05/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins28/04/2019
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
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