Tag Archives: Grasmere

Steel Fell via Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag and Cream Scones – from Grasmere Village

Helm Crag is probably my favourite small hill in the Lakes and the best way to scale it is straight up from Grasmere. On any other approach it’s just an outlying fell yet from Grasmere it becomes a mini Matterhorn. This … Continue reading

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A Fine Fairfield Round from Grasmere – guest starring Rydal Water, High Pike, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Fairfield and introducing Stone Arthur!

Here’s an even more interesting version of the classic Fairfield round via a scenic approach walk along the lakeside paths of Grasmere & Rydal Water. Seven Wainwrights in total including hopefully 3 new ones for us, Low & High Pikes on the central ridge plus Stone Arthur on the … Continue reading

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A Wander on Wansfell and Baystones (but not necessarily in that order) – 4.5 miles

A short circular walk taking in the two tops of Wansfell, Ambleside’s very own Wainwright. We were en route to Grasmere for the weekend so Troutbeck made a convenient starting point after the drive over Kirkstone Pass. The trusty Met Office … Continue reading

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