Helm Crag

This relatively short and steep, exhilarating, walk is perfect for a fine summer evening walk of a few hours. Or one of those less than perfect days when you need to 'blow the cobwebs away' ...

The rocks of the summit area have various names: the southeast pinnacles as seen from Grasmere are "The Lion and Lamb". At the other end of the ridge is "The Howitzer" or "The Old Lady Playing the Organ" and is regarded as the true summit.