Great Calva

Great Calva Summit Shelter
Great Calva Summit Shelter

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Cumbria, Great Calva, Lake District

A Few Facts About Great Calva

Wainwright Fell -
Great Calva is ranked number 95 in height in the full Wainwright listing - and number 9 in height in Wainwrights Eastern Fells.

Birkett Fell -
Great Calva is ranked number 151 in height in the full Birkett listing.

Fence In The Middle -
A cairn stands at the top of the south ridge with another a little to the north at the highest point. The remains of an old fence runs between the two. A few yards east of the summit a stone windshelter has been constructed. There is some rock in evidence but grass and heather predominate.

Pyramid Or Not? -
Great Calva appears from Skiddaw Forest as a steep sided pyramid clad predominantly in heather.
Hill / Mountain Class(s)
Birkett, Bridge, Buxton & Lewis, English Nuttall, Fellranger, Hewitt, HuMP, Northern Fell, Nuttall, Sim, Sub Marilyn, Synge, Tump, Wainwright

Hill / Mountain Details