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26 06 2018 - Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag with Richard


We started the walk from Town End Farm, just off the A 591, where all day parking is still available for 1 (one pound!) per day via a honesty box. The farmer here is very friendly and helpful. From Town End we walked down the road to Ghyll Foot following the road round to the right and up onto the open fell. It was a splendid walk in good weather with excellent views all day. We stopped for a pint at The Badger Bar in Rydal on the way home.


The path onto Steel Fell


Looking across to Helm Crag


Steel Fell's eastern summit looking towards Thirlmere and Blencathra


Richard and Poppy enjoying lunch


A few paces to the west is the true summit of Steel Fell


Close up on Helvellyn and the path from Wythburn


Calf Crag summit


Calf Crag summit again


Looking back to Calf Crag as we make our way towards Gibson Knott


Calf Crag again from further along the ridge


Looking towards Loughrigg Fell in the middle distance


Looking back the way we came from Gibson Knott


  Leaving Gibson Knott summit


Towards Helm Crag


The Lion and The Lamb on Helm Crag


Bird on a rock - I think it's a Wheatear bird (?)


The view towards Grasmere and Loughrigg Fell from the top of The Lion and The Lamb


And a close up of the previous shot


The Howitzer at Helm Crag's summit


At the summit