Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott, Helm Crag
The first hike of the new year took me to the central fells. I parked on the road leading into Grasmere and walked back up towards the Travellers Rest before cutting through the fields and off toward the fells.
I walked up along the road before entering the fells proper. I then began the climb up to the summit of Steel Fell. Conditons were good, cold but clear.
I followed the fell side above the valley before arriving at Calf Crag. From here I wandered along to Gibson Knott and then Helm Crag.
I stopped to have a good look at the lion and the lamb; light was fading so I decided against scaling them...
I walked back a short way toward Gibson Knott before following the winding path down into the valley; where it connected back to the road, and back to the car.
Lovely walk to start the new year. Looking forward and hoping to complete many more this year.
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