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Region: Central Fells
Wainright altitude: 1299 feet
Helm Crag - which in the past was famed as the Lion and the Lamb for its summit rock formations - is a fine little fell rising above Grasmere. Its topmost summit rock - the Howitzer - requires a genuine scramble to surmount and has the distinction of being the only fell in Lakeland that the old fellwander himself never did reach.
There are 1740 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Helm Crag. They have contributed 28 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.