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Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Lakeland's most climbed mountain via the infamous Striding Edge - not for the faint hearted

Walk 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.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding 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 The Eastern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn
Photo: Christian Sky

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Helvellyn at 950m (3118ft). Helvellyn is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (3rd in England, 12th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 3). Helvellyn is also known as an English Nuttall (4th in England, 14th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (2nd in England, 164th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Nethermost Pike, 891m (2924ft). Nethermost Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 9). Nethermost Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (14th in England, 34th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Striding Edge, 863m (2832ft). Striding Edge is also known as an English Nuttall (23rd in England, 48th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Dollywaggon Pike, 858m (2816ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th Eng, 43rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 18) and an English Nuttall (25th Eng, 51st Eng & Wal) and Birkhouse Moor 718m (2356ft) - a Wainwright (No. 79) and an English Nuttall (110th Eng, 188th Eng & Wal).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
s
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding

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Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

1. Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn
Photo: Paul Johnson (20)


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2. *Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam (far right) from near Hole-in-the-wall
Photo: Richard Heeley (4)

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Clouds rolling in over Fairfield (left), Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike from Helvellyn. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

3. Clouds rolling in over Fairfield (left), Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike from Helvellyn
Photo: Craig Carter (11)


Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

4. Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall
Photo: Ian Gaylard (6)


Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

5. Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn
Photo: Peter Royle (6)


Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

6. Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit
Photo: Richard Nicholls (39)


The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

7. The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike
Photo: Christine Shepherd (520)


A Frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge in the Snow. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

8. A Frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge in the Snow
Photo: Tony Price (6)


Striding Edge basking in glorious September Sun viewed from Helvellyn. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

9. Striding Edge basking in glorious September Sun viewed from Helvellyn
Photo: Dean Richardson (5)


Looking South from High Spy. Walk route map c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding photo

10. Looking South from High Spy
Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)



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