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Walk Helvellyn walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Helvellyn

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3rd highest Mountain in England
12th highest Mountain in England & Wales

Wainwright (No. 3)
Nuttall
Trig Point

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Helvellyn Fellow go4awalkers who have walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn

Stan Goodall has walked up Helvellyn [with] miri , ed and john

Andy Gibbs climbed Helvellyn during September, 2009 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Jake, Gav & Eddie [weather] Low cloud - Exhilarating on Striding Edge. Visibility about 10 yards!

Melanie Dunn bagged Helvellyn on June 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Striding Edge [with] Andrew and Jane Wood, and Doug Dunn [weather] Beautiful clear day, sunshine and cloud. - A very special day - fond memories with friends. Shoelace snapped on walking boot. Andrew came to the rescue. :)

Andrew Wood hiked Helvellyn on June 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Go 4 a walk [with] Andrew, Doug & Mel [weather] Lovely warm day, but really cold on the top

Leon Harvey summited Helvellyn on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] c394 [with] Solo [weather] clear skies no wind - Busy with Buddhist monks (birdwatching :)

Ian Simpson walked up Helvellyn on August 23rd, 2014 [with] Lou

David Noble climbed Helvellyn on September 1st, 1983 [from/via/route] Grisdale Tarn [with] School [weather] Sunny and windy - Completed again with Nick and Dean on January 25th 2014 in rain/sleet and snow with gusts of wind up to 70mph temp -2 wind chill -13 Did with Reece via Striding edge Friday 15th August and then again with Reece on Saturday 16th August and did Swirral edge

David Foster bagged Helvellyn on July 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Striding Edge from Glenridding [with] Emily, my daughter [weather] Fine, sunny and warm. very clear, beautiful day - Great packed lunch from the New Dungeon Ghyll. Took us quite a bit longer than advertised in the walk - about 8 hrs including breaks. Fairly hairy up on Striding Edge and the final ascent to Hellvelyn is a real steep scramble.

Anil Pall has hiked Helvellyn [from/via/route] Striding Edge (Ascent) and Swirrel Edge (Descent) [weather] Cloudy but warm

Mike Jackson summited Helvellyn on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] On my own.. [weather] Sunny - Very busy, don't do it on the weekend!

Erika Ince walked up Helvellyn on June 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Raise from Glenridding [with] Martin Ince, Hamish and Marley [weather] Sunny - Fantastic views tough but worth it

Simon Boddy climbed Helvellyn on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Via Striding Edge from Glenridding [with] Girlfriend [weather] Windy

Michael Vaughn bagged Helvellyn on June 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [with] Rob Friend [weather] clear

David Fearn hiked Helvellyn on June 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Glenridding via Mires Beck to Birkhouse Moor, then Striding Edge. Then on to Nethermost Pike, High Crag and Dollywaggon Pike, returned to Glenridding via Grisedale Tarn and Grisedale [with] Alone, Joinned up with a group form the RAF whilst crossing Striding Edge [weather] Clear warm day, intermittent cloud on top of Helvellyn

Michael Rafferty summited Helvellyn on June 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding [weather] Sunny

Keith Eastman walked up Helvellyn on June 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] c394

Jennifer Connolly climbed Helvellyn on May 31st, 2014 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Michael, Kate, Simon, joss, Sam, Toby, Al Tobin, Kirsty, Leigh and about 20 others! [weather] Beautiful sunny day

Kevin Parnham bagged Helvellyn on May 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Striding edge [with] Jo [weather] Sunny but windy - Great day and pleasure to be on striding edge again

Martin Sells hiked Helvellyn on May 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Patterdale via Striding Edge [with] Andrew Cuthbert [weather] Dry and warm

Alex Holland summited Helvellyn on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] C220 from Glenridding [with] Justin *2 Daren [weather] Mist windy camp - Awesome striding edge

Immacolata Pescatore walked up Helvellyn during 2008 [with] Phil and walking crew

Derek Parkin climbed Helvellyn on September 28th, 2011 [with] lynn parkin [weather] cloud on summit

Ann Davis bagged Helvellyn on March 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] wythburn car park [weather] sunny and snow - beautiful day up top

Steve Frank hiked Helvellyn on May 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Sunny

Kate Parker summited Helvellyn during April, 2011 [from/via/route] glenridding [with] rob ellie ivan emily caroline and shack [weather] good clear day snow ontop - trying to get shack over the wall nope not happening

Graham Coules walked up Helvellyn on May 19th, 2008 [from/via/route] Thirlmere, High Park Wood [with] Dale [weather] Sunny spells, light cloud

James Brocken climbed Helvellyn on August 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glennridding

Charlie Housley bagged Helvellyn on November 11th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Thirlspot Farm along the old pony track via Brown Crag. [with] Solo [weather] Abysmal.

Robert Nixon hiked Helvellyn on October 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] thirlmere [with] Family [weather] Cloudy / Showers

Trevor Williams walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Paul [weather] Sunshine

Clive Ward walked up Helvellyn on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Patterdale, Glenridding, Mires Beck, Striding Edge on way up. Return via Nethermost, Dollywaggon [with] On my own [weather] Clear and mostly sunny. Freezing! Ice on peaks

Martin Hobson climbed Helvellyn on September 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] A Glenridding circuit

Kath Edwards bagged Helvellyn on September 21st, 2013 [from/via/route] walking from Glenridding, going up via Striding Edge and down Swirril edge [with] Si [weather] Low Cloud, so bad visibility - Striding Edge is not as committing as Crib Goch but anyone crossing it should have a good head for hights!

John Powell hiked Helvellyn during May, 2008 [from/via/route] Swirral Edge [weather] Fine

Andy Stentiford summited Helvellyn on August 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Birkhouse Moor [weather] Fair. Overcast but warm.

Tim Buckley walked up Helvellyn on May 31st, 2009 [from/via/route] From Glenridding, Hole in the Wall, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Red Tarn [with] Esther [weather] Very hot and clear - Started very early and avoided the crowds. Striding Edge was brilliant, lunch on the top and stopped at Red Tarn after Catstye Cam.

Denis Hoyle climbed Helvellyn on August 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] St John's in the vale to Grasmere. [with] Steve and his brothers [weather] Overcast and rain - Good views apart from when it rained.

Joanne Mcgawley bagged Helvellyn on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Striding Edge [with] Rich [weather] Hot - 9.34 miles

Jason Johnston hiked Helvellyn on July 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Becs, Reena, Geoff, Karen, Lee, Jane, Ben [weather] Very hot and Sunny - Great days climbing...one of the best!

Andy Rushworth summited Helvellyn during July, 2009 [from/via/route] Glenridding via Striding edge back via Swirral Edge and Cats Eye Cam [Catstye Cam] [weather] Rain wind and low cloud - Wettest ever walk but well worth it

Stephen Eddy walked up Helvellyn on June 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Glenridding via Striding edge [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil Whitehead [weather] Rainy

Harry Meijer climbed Helvellyn on May 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] The Lake District Walker

Gilbert Vasey bagged Helvellyn during 2008 [with] JD

Peter Harris has hiked Helvellyn [from/via/route] Paterdale

G Philpott has summited Helvellyn [from/via/route] Patterdale,striding edge [weather] hot - best day ever

Brian Laverty walked up Helvellyn on July 21st, 2009 [from/via/route] glenridding, via striding edge [with] wendy [weather] various - must have done this route at least 5 times, had one good weather day

Iain Jones climbed Helvellyn on April 16th, 2011 [from/via/route] Swirral Edge [with] Jim Hamilton, Oliver Sage, Alex Walker, James Cunnington & Rob Argent - 29 March 2013 - via Brown Cove Crags (Winter Climb)

Helen Marrs bagged Helvellyn during 1996 [from/via/route] thirlspot

Chris Pople has hiked Helvellyn [from/via/route] Striding edge

Dale Verrall summited Helvellyn on September 13th, 2008 [from/via/route] Glen ridding [with] Donna griffin [weather] Wet & cold

Angela Moroney walked up Helvellyn during January, 2013 [from/via/route] Glenridding via striding edge [with] Robert Turner [weather] Snow :)

Andrew Martin climbed Helvellyn on March 26th, 2010 [from/via/route] glennridding [with] the boys [weather] cloudy

Phillip Bulley bagged Helvellyn on August 6th, 2007 [from/via/route] Swirls car park [with] Matthew [weather] Cloudy

Michael Lee hiked Helvellyn on March 1st, 1984 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Bob [weather] Cloudy but bright & dry. - Superb!

Leona Skelton summited Helvellyn on October 11th, 2009 [from/via/route] Glenridding [weather] Misty - Evil Chimney Stack!!!

Iain Taylor walked up Helvellyn on February 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glenridding (NY 38992 16932)

John Cave climbed Helvellyn on November 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Stannah [with] Ann & Ben [weather] Mist at lower levels, clear and sunny above mist - Almost no wind, fair amount of snow above 1500ft. We saw skiers, snowboarders, ski tow working, one person skiing with a kite.

Carole Walton bagged Helvellyn on October 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Friends x2 [weather] Horrible. mist,snow on tops, wind ,rain - Wet through, Swirrel Edge and warm shower

Kevin Whelan has hiked Helvellyn [from/via/route] Glenridding - Lanty's tarn and tacking up the side of grisedale, the hole in the wall, striding and swirral edge and back down via Birkhouse Moor [with] Charlie (eldest son 12) [weather] Cloudy with occasional shower at first - clearing for fantastic views on the top - Eating lunch at the wall waiting for the cloud to lift then checking Charlie's reaction when first seeing Striding edge when the cloud lifted and wondering if I was still up to it!

Bay Wan summited Helvellyn on September 2nd, 2012 [from/via/route] started from Grasmere, up Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike [with] Graeme Cowie [weather] Sunny and Clear: 19 - had a look at Striding Edge, next time!

Dave Gutcher walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn during July, 1974 [with] John Miles

Victoria Bates walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn during December, 2011 [from/via/route] Striding Edge

Simon Smith walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on April 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Glenridding and incliuded Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam. [with] Sue, Imogen, Josie, Eleanor & Eddie. [weather] Just about everything - cloud, sun, wind and a hailstorm just before Striding Edge!

Mr Davison walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn during April, 2012 [from/via/route] striding egde [with] jenny davison & finlay davison [weather] sunny

Dave Eyes walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Walk in from Glenridding. Ascend via striding edge [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Sunny and warm - no wind. Superb views.

Andy Pearce walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on September 14th, 2009 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Anita Pearce [weather] Beautiful sunny day - Paragliders down below us on Helvellyn

Tony Aspden walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on May 31st, 2009 [from/via/route] From Patterdale via Striding Edge [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Frank Riches walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [with] Kian, Ellie & Carol [weather] Clear

Claire Kirk walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on September 1st, 2010 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Larry Edelston [weather] Fine

Chris Bramley has walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn [from/via/route] Patterdale, Striding Edge [with] Janet [weather] Showers, bright sunshine - Managed to do striding edge!!

Stella Nuttall walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on April 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] glenridding, striding edge, helvellyn, swirral edge and castye cam [with] christine sally and anne [weather] perfect walking day. pretty scary. - 10.30 to 15.30 a triumph

Neil Tristram walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on July 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glenridding, little cove, birhouse moor, hole in the wall, bleaburry crag, low spying how, high spying how, striding edge, Helvellyn, pile of stones glenridding common, glenridding [with] Damion Olsen [weather] Some light rain cload down to 800mtrs

Christine Shepherd walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 17th, 1997 [from/via/route] Walked from Glenridding via Striding edge. [with] My husband Peter. [weather] Glorious sunshine - A brilliant mountain! I have 'bagged' Helvellyn 4 times since my initial visit. My second visit was in snow from Thirlmere, my third included the descent over Swirral Edge. On my 4th visit I took two friends over Striding Edge and my last visit was by myself on a gloriously clear day, again walking over Striding Edge and going on to take in Nethermost, Dollywagon , St Sunday Crag and Birks.(Walk c269)

Ian Fraser walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on July 5th, 2011 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [with] Solo [weather] Excellent. Clear.

Cheryl Hawkes has walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn [from/via/route] Striding Edge [with] Steve

Stella Whittaker walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on May 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Darren North [weather] Sunny with few clouds, Hot - Walked up by Miles Beck, Over Striding Edge, back down Swirral Edge and back to Glenridding. Veiws great and Striding edge was a nice challenge, Take plenty of water would descend a different route for a different view though to make it more interesting on the way down. May be after Swirral edge go back by Red Tarn Beck and Glenridding Beck past greenside lead mine. Really enjoyed the coke back at Glenridding.

David Heyes walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on May 22nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Glenridding [weather] Sunny

Darren Mortimer walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on April 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Sheffield Pike [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] windy

Ray O'Hara walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] Whilst walking the Coast to Coast - Descended via Striding Edge

Stephen Littlewood walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on June 9th, 2007 [from/via/route] Wythburn route

Stuart Crane walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on April 27th, 2007 [from/via/route] c124 Helvellyn Ridge from Thirlmere

Christine Knowles walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on July 16th, 2005 [from/via/route] Glenridding - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful

Darren Gallagher walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on March 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] c394

Robert Logan walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 14th, 2010 [from/via/route] Gillside campsite [with] Judith Logan [weather] Overcast, windy, cold, low cloud on tops, sunny later - Little Cove - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn - Striding Edge - Hole in the Wall - Grisedale - Lanty's Tarn

Colin Pomfret walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 16th, 1972 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Brenda [weather] Dry and sunny - Striding edge, return via Swirral edge

Phil Hudson walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn during August, 2009 [with] John Ryle

Jayne Phelps walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on May 21st, 2009 [from/via/route] Thirlmere

Clifford Davenport walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn during October, 2011 [from/via/route] glen ridding [with] on my own [weather] sunny and windy - sore feet

Aileen Robinson walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Glenridding, Mires Beck, Stridding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge, Red Tarn, Grisedale, Brownend Plantation, Lanty Tarn, Welside, Glenridding [with] Denise [weather] Bright sunny day, windless, cloud came in but soon cleared - Fantastic experience, quite scary in places (my personal view)

Mark Davidson walked up, climbed & bagged Helvellyn during 1965 [from/via/route] From Thirlmere via White Stones [with] Mum, Dad, Richard, Chris, Andy, Uncle Jack, Aunt Margaret, Ian, Janet and Beau (the Boxer) [weather] Fine day with huge views - My first Lake District Mountain - been in love with it ever since! Been up there a few times since (about 11)

Phil Clark, Leon Potts, Paul Booth, Mark Ellerington, Louise Sandwith, Louis Smith, Andrew Buxton, Mark Smith, Andrew Murphy, Tom Mcbeath, Rod Cove, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Ford, Tracey Cordes, Martyn Howarth, Ray Ball, Lee Mutch, Ken Woodward, Wendy Haycock, Alan Davidson, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Robin Scott, Jeffrey Hall, Raymond Barnett, Wendy Sockett, Chris Turner, Paul Stevens, John Southward, David Kelley, Ian Thomas, Stephen Millington, Elaine Kenny, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Wendy Fielding, Sam Mercer, Robin Blunden, Martyn Rouse, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Adam Shewry, Matthew Thomas, John Tippins, Sarah Lowe, Doug Jeffries, Linda Walker, Steve Davenport, Libby Burns, John Reynolds, Samantha Gregson, Jenny O'Hare, Abubakar Bham, Rebecca Hardy and Graham Helliwell have also all walked, climbed & bagged Helvellyn.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Helvellyn

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Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

1. Swirral Edge from Helvellyn
Photo: William Ringwood (41)

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

2. Thirlmere from Helvellyn
Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn above Red Tarn from the col between Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam

3. Striding Edge and Helvellyn above Red Tarn from the col between Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam
Photo: Brian Balfe (15)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

4. On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)
Photo: Jerry Obeney (3)

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

5. Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn
Photo: Alan Wainwright (31)

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6. *Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street
Photo: Andy Malcolm (25)

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Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

7. Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge
Photo: Mike Hall (3)

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

8. Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn
Photo: Iain Macdonald (4)

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

9. A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!
Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

Helvellyn (left), Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the approach to Striding Edge near Hole-in-the-Wall

10. Helvellyn (left), Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the approach to Striding Edge near Hole-in-the-Wall
Photo: Ray Foster (10)


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You can walk or hike Helvellyn with any of these 12 route maps:

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

Route Summary: - The Swirls, Helvellyn Gill, Browncove Crags, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Browncove Crags, Helvellyn Gill, The Swirls.

Length: 8km (5 miles) | Ascent: 807m (2649ft) | Allow at least: 4.5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk c213 Helvellyn from Glenridding

Route Summary: - Glenridding, Birkhouse Moor, Hole-in-the-Wall, Red Tarn (Helvellyn), Bleaberry Crag, Low Spying How, High Spying How, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge, Hole-in-the-Wall, Brownend Plantation, Grisedale Beck, Lanty's Tarn, Keldas, Glenridding.

Length: 12km (7.5 miles) | Ascent: 899m (2949ft) | Allow at least: 5.75hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale

Route Summary: - Patterdale, Patterdale Church, Grisedale Bridge, Grisedale Beck, Brownend Plantation, Lanty's Tarn, Hole-in-the-Wall, Red Tarn (Helvellyn), Bleaberry Crag, Low Spying How, High Spying How, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge (optional), Hole-in-the-Wall, Grisedale Beck, Patterdale.

Length: 12.5km (8 miles) | Ascent: 911m (2990ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

Route Summary: - The Swirls Car Park Thirlmere, Browncove Crags, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn, White Side, Raise (Helvellyn), Sticks Pass, Sticks Gill, Stanah Gill, Legburthwaite, Thirlmere, Thirlspot, The Swirls Car Park Thirlmere.

Length: 13.5km (8.5 miles) | Ascent: 1005m (3296ft) | Allow at least: 6.5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding

Route Summary: - Glenridding, Birkhouse Moor, Hole-in-the-Wall, Red Tarn (Helvellyn), Bleaberry Crag, Low Spying How, High Spying How, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag (Helvellyn), Dollywaggon Pike, Grisdale Tarn, Ruthwaite Lodge, Grisedale Beck, Brownend Plantation, Lanty's Tarn, Keldas, Glenridding.

Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1031m (3382ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


Walk c224 Helvellyn via Swirral Edge and Raise from Glenridding

Route Summary: - Glenridding, Birkhouse Moor, Hole-in-the-Wall, Red Tarn (Helvellyn), Swirral Edge, Helvellyn, Lower Man (Helvellyn), White Side, Raise (Helvellyn), Sticks Pass, Lucy's Tongue, Glenridding Beck, Glenridding.

Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 951m (3119ft) | Allow at least: 6.75hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c124 Helvellyn Ridge from Thirlmere

Route Summary: - The Swirls Car Park Thirlmere, Browncove Crags, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn, White Side, Raise (Helvellyn), Sticks Pass, Stybarrow Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Great Dodd, Legburthwaite, Thirlmere, Thirlspot, The Swirls Car Park Thirlmere.

Length: 17km (10.5 miles) | Ascent: 1090m (3575ft) | Allow at least: 7.5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

Route Summary: - Glenridding, Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike, Nick Head, Sticks Pass, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn, Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Glenridding Beck, Glenridding Youth Hostel, Glenridding.

Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1225m (4020ft) | Allow at least: 8hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale

Route Summary: - Patterdale, Grisedale Bridge, Grisedale Beck, Brownends Plantation, Hole-in-the-Wall, Birkhouse Moor, Hole-in-the-Wall, Red Tarn (Helvellyn), Bleaberry Crag, Low Spying How, High Spying How, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag (Helvellyn), Dollywaggon Pike, Grisedale Tarn, Deepdale Hause, St Sunday Crag, Birks, Patterdale.

Length: 18.5km (11.5 miles) | Ascent: 1396m (4582ft) | Allow at least: 8.75hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding

Route Summary: - Glenridding, Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike, Nick Head, Glencoyne Head, Hart Side, Green Side (White Stones), Stybarrow Dodd, Sticks Pass, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn, Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Red Tarn Beck, Glenridding Beck, Glenridding Youth Hostel, Glenridding.

Length: 19.5km (12.25 miles) | Ascent: 1346m (4418ft) | Allow at least: 9hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding

Route Summary: - Glenridding, Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike, Green Side, Stybarrow Dodd, Sticks Pass, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag (Helvellyn), Dollywaggon Pike, Grisdale Tarn, Grisedale Beck, Brownend Plantation, Lanty's Tarn, Keldas, Glenridding.

Length: 21km (13 miles) | Ascent: 1329m (4359ft) | Allow at least: 9.25hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale

Route Summary: - Patterdale, Grisedale Bridge, Grisedale Beck, Brownend Plantation, Hole-in-the-Wall, Birkhouse Moor, Hole-in-the-Wall, Red Tarn (Helvellyn), Bleaberry Crag, Low Spying How, High Spying How, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag (Helvellyn), Dollywaggon Pike, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag, Birks, Arnison Crag, Patterdale.

Length: 21km (13.25 miles) | Ascent: 1581m (5189ft) | Allow at least: 10hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard




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