Please help UKHillwalking continue to provide varied and free content by becoming an official UKH Supporter. Show Map This is a longer version of the direct route up Helm Crag from Grasmere, taking in the extra Wainwright summits of Gibson Knott and Calf Crag in a The trail offers a number of activity options. All rights reserved. Highest point : Sergeants Crag 1873 ft - 571 m. Walked with : Bob and Glenis, Ann and the dogs, Harry and Bethan. Well, at almost every stage of the ridge, if you keep to the right it is much more difficult (Grade 3). point pillar, atop a gritstone outcrop. The Buttermere Ridge is a Lake District classic – one to be savoured and saved for a fine day. Three grades at once? Please quote the hill number and hill name. How can this be? From Symonds Knott. Swift descent in mist and luckily remembered to check the map at Long Green; just in time to turn off for Cam Spout Crag. Tricky to navigate but found it OK and picked my way carefully down. Summit just below the cloud. On to Scar Lathing. 12.5 mile round of hills parking wide grass verge at NY 2103 0113: Heron Crag -> Silverybield -> High Scarth -> Cam Spout Crag -> Pen -> High Gait Crags -> Scar Lathing -> Pianet Knott -> Throstlehow Crags. High Scarth to Cam Spout Crag and on to Pen a bit tricky in places, otherwise all ok. Section 34B All Hills completion on Throstlehow Crags. On the way down from Scafell to Slight side (at last). A round of Eskdale Synges from Wha House car park. Multi day trip. 5 – (NY 26636 11286) Celebratory hero photos collected, from the top of the ridge there are a few options. August 2015 | Sun-kissed rock and stunning scrambling high above Langstrath. To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs). Walking | Cam Crag Ridge & Ill Crag. Scramble. Calf Crag was next and from the summit the remainder of the route is along a super ridge walk that took us over Gibson Knott and on to our final top of Helm Crag to see The Howitzer and The Lion & the Lamb. From the path up Langstrath head up to the bottom of the crag. It begins at the north end of the Spring Farm parking area. Switch to Bing Maps view It is possible to choose a number of lines depending on how difficult you wish to make it but the following description may be helpful. Cam Crag Ridge. Length 7.5 mi Elevation gain 2,572 ft Route type Loop Backpacking Hiking Nature trips Running Cave Views Wildlife Rocky No shade Discover Duells Corner in New York, Erie County (United States). This classic route was pioneered back in the age of tweed breeches and hobnails by the prolific Borrowdale enthusiast Bentley Beetham – they don’t name them like they used to. A classic grade 3 scramble, in a fantastic setting, with a steep crux corner. The ridge route includes the high, rugged fells that stand between Buttermere and Ennerdale. Map Help, Public transport: Taking the bus from Keswick might be preferable to adding to the congested road and car parks of Borrowdale. Fairly heart racing descent from Tom Fox's Crag after Scafell. Then down to the River Esk. C/W round from wasdale head of lingmell, middleboots knotts, round how, great end, blunt top, lll crag, broad crag, scafell pike, pen, symonds knott, scafell, cam spout crag, slight side. Scafell from Boot - up via Slight Side and down via Eskdale Fell, YHA - Goat Crag - Bull How - Whin Crag - Dawsonground Crag - Cat Crag - Whinscales - Great How - Great Scarth Crag - Cam Spout Crag - Silverybield - Heron Crag - Brock Crag - YHA, Nice scramble up to get to foxes tarn and on to sca fell. The ascent of Helm Crag is popular with walkers as it begins from the lovely town of Grasmere and is an easy/moderate climb. Continue along the Crags Trail which follows Fourmile Creek northeast through a valley. N.B. Firstly, it's 25 meters high and the rock is not your average Sydney sandstone which makes for some variety. The red marked Crag Trail first intersects Cedar Drive and Spring Farm carriage roads. Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown, Click on a picture to view photo on the hillsummits website, To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hillplease contact the hillsummits website. You can show your support and with recieve rewards. Secondly, the weird location, the tall trees and the huge mosquitoes give this place a Jurassic Park adventurer like feeling. Many routes were bolted by Barnesy but they have probably already been done, just as the all those recent routes on the Right end. Events, Webcams and more. Diller and Pilot Pinnacle sits to its right. Follow it along a hedgerow. You then follow footpaths to the summit of Helm Crag, passing White Crag on the way. Begin at the parking area for Mohonk Preserve at the end of Upper 27 Knolls Road. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. This site is printer friendly. The four were tackling a ridge on the crag, south of Stonethwaite, when one of them slipped and fell between 3m and 4m, injuring his lower leg. On cool days, it is possible to see steam rising from the Sulphur Works hydrothermal area. The walk begins at the centre of Grasmere and follows the Easedale Road to Lancrigg, passing Easedale Beck on the way. It continues straight up a small bluff, then back down the other side. Follow it along a hedgerow. This Cathedral, named after the “holy” feature in the centre of the main crag, is a rare find for Sydney suburban climbing. An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag. What is most interesting and useful about Cam Crag Ridge, is that it is given three grades. Grade 2 and 3 Scrambles. View Webcam Please enable JavaScript in your browser, and then reload the page. Show/hide GPX File for mountains shown. But if you keep to the left, you can find a way up at Grade 1. To view previously saved markers which fall within the bounds of the map, click the show link (you may need to repeat this if you zoom or pan away from the current position on the map). ...include all Tumps There was a lord who lived in this land Being a lord of high degree. Again the views and visibility were constant and jaw droppingly beautiful. This excellent shortcut is a well-worn footpath that leads directly to Bonticou Crag. Last updated September 19 2019. 648th and final Synge. Direct frontal assault from Eskdale which I cannot recommend. The easy way to do this one is down the ridge from Long Green, returning the same way. Only 4m prominence but an amazing viewpoint and a worthy top to finish on. After Scafell & Long Green from Wasdale, down via Slight side and Oliver Gill. With Tali & Debs. Parked at Brackenclose. Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symond's Knott, Scafell, Cam Spout Crag, Slight Side and Great How. On the Eskdale ramble with Jenx, great day out. Logged-in registered users only...When you add a marker, a pop-up box should then appear on the map - fill in the elevation (if known) and a brief description of your marker, then click [save]. Cam Crag Ridge M A good Moderate/Grade 2 scramble on clean rock. 1. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone, Resize map: portrait / landscape You'll take a clear and well-used path through the forest. Shire Suburban crag fest with a dozen middle grade micro routes. / reset. 12 miles or so. Up Cam Crag scramble, over to Glarama and the following Nuttals, then back over Bessyboot and down. atreides7887 26/09/2020 © UKClimbing Limited. Came down the ridge from Scafell. It looks a bit difficult from the top but actually very easy and enjoyable. Climbed back up and went on to Slight Side. Solo. From Eskdale: Slight Side, Cam Spot Crag, Sca Fell and Symonds Knot. Hard walk, despite beautiful weather, brilliant visibility and blue skies. 50 mph winds at the top and boggy conditions. Meal in the Woolpack afterwards. Descended to from the ridge just off the main drag, Scafell to Slight Side. Descended SE (under Tom Fox's Crag, down into Eskdale without too much issue. Bull How - Cat Crag - Slight Side - Long Green Scafell - Cam Spout Crag - Pianet Knott - Round Scar - Heron Crag North Summit - Heron Crag - Brock Crag from GR: NY 20000 00929. Hill summit. The red marked Crag Trail first intersects Cedar Drive and Spring Farm carriage roads. (Please be considerate with your usage of the Full Screen/Bing Maps pages, as there are monthly limits), Show all mountains within map bounds Travel ideas and destination guide for your next trip to North America. Places visited : Stonethwaite, Eagle Crag, Sergeants Crag, Greenup Gill and back. This excellent shortcut is a well-worn footpath that leads directly to Bonticou Crag. It continues straight up a small bluff, then back down the other side. While the ridge may be tackled in either direction, the more typical route is to follow a circuit anti-clockwise with Red Pike being the first fell of the day. Last Sunday was a perfect day and Lyn, Pete and Bella set off early up Langstrath to make a recce of Cam Crag Ridge on Rosthwaite Fell; their festival programme starts with this walk on the first day of the Keswick Mountain Festival this year. High Willhays, Yes Tor, Hangingstone Hill and Cranmere Pool, Binnein Mor, Binnein Beag, Na Gruagaichean & Sgurr Eilde Mor. Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land.Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass. A day out down Langstrath Valley, to do the grade 2 scramble on Cam Crag Ridge. It begins at the north end of the Spring Farm parking area. This page uses the Ordnance Survey OpenSpace APIwhich does not include Explorer (1:25000 scale) mapping. Watch out for snakes in summer. Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center webcam. With Jo, walk from Brotherilkeld: along paths to top of Cam Spout waterfall, then across rough ground to Cam Spout Crag (top: dome shaped with cross wall, rock is highest point, (from above looks like a hot cross bun, (surprisingly, after seeing nobody all morning somebody was sitting on summit when we arrived)). Descended via scree slope (easier than it looks) onto High Scarth and Rowantree Crags then as outward journey. Weather, cloudy with sunny intervals at first, sunny later, warm throughout, good visibility. Down from Long Green and on down the boulder field. Aiming for Slight Side. As Scafell was in thick mist, and having been climbed before, I did this one as part of a tour of all the high points in the area. With Ian and Chris. From Brotherilkeld, via Cam Spout Ridge. From Cockley Beck, and did Cam Spout Grooves (grotty VS route) on the crag below on the way&period. 'Lord Baker' in Langstrath: Cam Crag Ridge Siobhan Appleby above Langstrath. Turn sharp L (N) and start scrambling up the South ridge (with moves of class 3 and some rock-hopping opportunities) about 600 ft / 200m to the first tower. Although the most ridge-like thing about it is its name, this fantastic rock feature provides superb scrambling in a scenic but accessible low mountain setting on the flanks of Rosthwaite Fell. Cam Crag Ridge Circular is a 7.5 mile loop trail located near Keswick, Cumbria, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. JavaScript must be enabled to use this map. Photos. This crag has one one minute access from your car and great views. Cam Crag Ridge is a high quality grade 2 scramble with a distinct crux but no unavoidable difficulties (though doing the hard bits direct is way better). You'll see the Devil's Playground #664A trail after only a few minutes. There are brilliant views over Wharfedale to the Pennines, as far as the edge of the North York Moors and up Nidderdale or there should be! The peak to the left is Mt. Site best viewed with screen area of 1024 by 768 pixels. It's easy enough to find & the scrambling can be made harder or … (Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits), View on: Geograph  OS Maps  Streetmap  Magic  NLS  OSM, Full screen map It is Grade 1, Grade 2 and Grade 3. This is the view looking north from the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at Lassen Volcanic National Park. This trail starts from the Crags Campground trailhead. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone, 34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells, Logged Descriptions  (logged by 62 users, only the latest 50 shown -, Up Via Cam Spout ridge from the Great Moss. Amazing position. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. Further Scrambling – Attic Cave. Lat/Lng: 42.747, -78.748. He left his fort for a ship's board And swore strange countries he would go see. For the scrambler, a fine continuation to Cam Crag can be found in Dovenest Crags, known as Attic Cave (click to see route). Walk details : 6.2 mls, 1800 ft of ascent, 5 hours 20 mins. This joint has been climbed on for many years and I first visited in 1987. Experienced scramblers will love every metre of it, but on this benchmark grade 2 scramble a rope might not go amiss if you were leading a nervous beginner. Day 1 Start up the trail away from the parking area and then traverse up with a small hedge row to your left. Introduction: High Crag sits at the summit of Heyshaw Moor at 1086ft (331 metres), where there is a trig. From the summit of Helm Crag we will descend a short distance north east to Bracken Hause, a large dip on the ridge, from here taking the path to the south, descending into the Far Easdale Valley to meet the Bridleway along the valley back towards Lankrigg and Easdale Road, following the lane back into Grasmere. One of the group climbed to the top of Cam Crag to get a mobile signal while his companions used a group shelter to protect the injured man from the elements on a cold, wet and windy day. The trail starts at the very end of the parking area. This tucked away Grade 2 scramble is made up of short buttresses and sloping steps. Then head cross-country SSE about 0.3 mile / 500 meters on a rising traverse to reach the col on the south side of the Crystal Crag. Cam Crag Ridge is situated a short walk up from Langstrath Beck, a silvery ribbon of water weaving its way through Langstrath Valley. Adam Hocking climbs The Keswickian E8 7a (5.13C) Gowther Gouther Crag in Swindale (Lake District UK) is a little known gem of Lakeland climbing and has some fantastic lines of all grades.