Walking to Helm Crag via Far Easedale

Helm Crag is one of the best-known fells in the Lake District. It’s not the tallest, the largest, the most difficult climb, or even the best looking, but it has two things that get it lots of attention. First it has location: just north of Grasmere and not far from the A591, but of the right size and at the right distance from the road so passing drivers and passengers can see all of it. Second, it has a distinctive set of rock formations at its summit, which…

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