Helm Crag, England

Prominence: 70 m, 230 ft

Elevation: 405 meters, 1329 feet

True Isolation: 1.16 km, 0.72 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)54° 28' 30'' N, 3° 2' 27'' W
54.475017, -3.040823 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited Kingdom
County/Second Level RegionCumbria
City/TownSouth Lakeland District

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Lists that contain Helm Crag:
     Wainwrights (Rank #201)
     Trail 100-Britain's Greatest Mountains (Rank #99)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 342
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 314)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2014-11-05 by Peter Stone
     2016-07-01 by Nick Down
     2018-05-27 by Craig Burkhart (GPS Track)
     2018-09-29 by P R (GPS Track)
     2019-04-06 by Leonie Jones
     2019-08-20 by Emily Holdsworth
     2020-03-21 by Dave Swinburn
     2020-07-23 by Rachel Platt
     2020-10-11 by Julia Lee
     2021-04-02 by Peter Stone
     2021-08-03 by Kate Priest

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A Wainwright
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The summit block of Helm Crag, known as "The Howitzer", the most difficult of the Wainwrights (but still an easy scramble) and the only one AW didn't complete (2014-11-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 70 m/230 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 70 m/230 ft
  Key Col: 335 m/1099 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.16 km/0.72 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 54.4808, -3.0558
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gibson Knott  (WNW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain
Range4: England Hills
Range5: Lake District
Drainage BasinsIrish Sea
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain
OwnershipLand: Lake District National Park
Data SourceDatabase of British and Irish Hills
This peak was submitted to the database by Peter Stone.
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