The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
Helvellyn is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL5|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
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|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Helvellyn
Darin Torrance climbed on March 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [weather] Cold snow rain windy - Hard walk
Mark Davidson bagged during 1965 [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)
Richard Banks hiked on August 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Thirlmere
Kevin Foster summited on October 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] By myself. [weather] Blue skies (cloud developing later on Striding Edge and Helvellyn). - This was actually my second visit to Helvellyn this year. My earlier visit had been via Catstyecam and Swirral Edge with my friend Peter (and my faithful Labrador Henry). Henry had struggled a bit that day (well he is 10 and technically older than me now in adult years) which influenced my decision to leave him at home today. In hindsight I think he would have managed the route over Striding Edge I took. After taking a few photos and joining the crowds at the wind shelter to eat my lunch I set off (alone) in the direction of Nethermost Pike. The crowds made their way down Swirral Edge or towards Helvellyn Lower Man.
Andrew Johnson conquered on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Bramcrag quarry. Car left in Grasmere. Bus to Thirlmere dam road then bike to Bramcrag quarry, [weather] Sunny weather
Robin Thorne scaled during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny
Jamie Bryan walked up on July 6th, 2019 [from/via/route] Route from Thirlmere [weather] Sunny
Richard Marchant climbed on October 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Glenridding up on to Birkhouse Moor to Striding Edge-Helvellyn-Swirl Edge-Catstye Cam down to Red Tarn up to the Hole in the Wall and followed the footpath down in to Grisedale and cut back up to Lanty's Tarn and down to the car in Glenridding. [with] My oldest son James. [weather] Overcast but dry and the cloud level was above Helvellyn, also very light winds. - First time for James on Striding Edge.
Stephen Reader bagged on July 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Via Grisedale Tarn, Dollywaggon & Nethermost Pikes [with] Mountain Walks [weather] Very windy, cold and wet on top. No view at all.
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