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Helvellyn
950m (3118ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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

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English Nuttall
4th highest in England,
14th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
2nd highest in England,
165th in Great Britain

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

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: William Ringwood

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OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Andrew Flynn walked up on October 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] C213 Hellvellyn via Striding edge [with] Nicola and some Pumas [weather] Nice day at ground level but foul at the top.

Catherine Hill climbed on July 20th, 1984 [from/via/route] Started out from Grasmere, hadn't intended to hike. Climbed Hellvelyn, striding edge. [with] Friend - Karen [weather] Dry,sunny, hot - Reprimanded, not fully prepared!!

Sarah Culverhouse bagged on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Glenridding [weather] glorious sunshine

Andrew Mills hiked on August 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] Maiin car park @ Glenridding via stridens edge [with] Matthew and Laura [weather] Blue sky day - Very Lucky !!! - while on holiday with family in Keswick.

Sarah Hamer summited on August 20th, 2020 [from/via/route] Glenridding - parked up and took on Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike and Birkhouse Moor - Striding Edge - near meltdown [with] Chris Hamer, David May and Maddie [weather] Started off sunny and 17 degrees - wind got up and on the top it was really blowing, a little shower but once away from the tops the wind dies down - thank goodness - My memory of Striding Edge must have been buried as this was the 3rd time of taking it on. A good one to start off on - the others surely can only be easier!!

Phil Higgins conquered on September 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Birkhouse Moor, Swirrel Edge [weather] Hot, sunny day. - Helvellyn Triathlon run route recipe.

Andy Buxton scaled during February, 1967 [from/via/route] From Thirlmere [with] BVGS [weather] Cold, clear day - First time. Also done up Swirral and down Striding Edges (and vice-versa)on several occasions

Michael Austin walked up on June 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Striding Edge

Darin Torrance bagged on March 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [weather] Cold snow rain windy - Hard walk

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

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (67)

Helvellyn

Helvellyn

Photo: Derek Cambers (1)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)

Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn

Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Royle (6)

My husband just before tackling Sstriding Edge on Helvellyn

My husband just before tackling Sstriding Edge on Helvellyn

Photo: Kaz Bridges (1)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (37)

Helvellyn from White Side

Helvellyn from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (3)

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (30)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)


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