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Raise (Helvellyn)
883m (2898ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
14th highest in England,
34th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 12)

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English Nuttall
17th highest in England,
39th in England & Wales

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

The view from the summit of Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm

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OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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

Christine Shepherd walked up on June 11th, 2006 [from/via/route] Walked from Glenridding using walk c394 Repeated this walk solo on 15.4.21 on a glorious day. Climbed this again on 7.5.22 when it was my last fell before descending to Thirlmere via Sticks Pass [with] My daughter Rebecca [weather] Hot & sunny

Stephen Eddy climbed on October 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Red Moss [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Heavy rain, wind

Richard Marchant bagged on September 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] I parked the car in St John's in the Vale & ascended Clough Head first via Wanthaite Bank from here carried on South along the ridge taking in Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd then down to Sticks Pass & up to Raise from here I back tracked down to Sticks Pass. I proceeded down to Stybeck Farm along the A591 & ascended High Rigg on the way back to the car. [with] By Myself. [weather] Light Cloud with a light Breeze to start with, then late morning the clouds broke & blessed with Sunny intervals - 6 Wainwrights Bagged today making my total to date climbed to 107 I have reached the halfway point today.

Paul Talbot-Greaves hiked on July 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Lay by above Kings head pub on A591 [with] Paul Drury and Andy Bailey [weather] Sat out heavy rain in the morning then set off for walk after lunch. Rain was forecast but it was just cloud & slightly warmer. - Paths petered out & required navigating across steep, rough grass ground.

Martin Woods summited on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale - Birks to Fairfield round to Hellvelyn & down to Glenridding [with] Ackers and Crush [weather] Sun, 22 deegrees v.little breeze

Nicola Parkinson conquered on October 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Glenridding [with] Wally's Wacky Walkers [weather] Sunny

Angela Haworth scaled on March 29th, 2006 [from/via/route] Sticks Pass - Brown Crag - Lower Man - Helvellyn - White Side - Raise- Stybarrow Dodd- Watsons Dodd- Sticks Pass [with] companion [weather] Dry

Clare Tait walked up on September 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at the base of sticks Pass & walked down to Thirlspot. The route we chose along the gill was a bad choice. Very boggy & then disappeared. Another better route exists further south. Still, made it up Whiteside. A fantastic walk along to Raise. Good walking despite strong winds. [with] Charlie [weather] Sunshine but a very cold wind blasting in our faces most of the way. Everyone in woolly hats today. - No 54 Wainwright!

Victoria Bates climbed on February 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Stanah [with] Mark [weather] Gale force winds - With White Side

Andrew Johnson bagged 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

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Raise (Helvellyn)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left), Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn in the centre with a glimpse of Thirlmere (right) from the summit of High Rigg

Blencathra or Saddleback (left), Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn in the centre with a glimpse of Thirlmere (right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (1)

*The Helvellyn summit ridge, Whiteside, Thirlmere and Watson's Dodd from Raise (Helvellyn) summit

*The Helvellyn summit ridge, Whiteside, Thirlmere and Watson's Dodd from Raise (Helvellyn) summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (27)

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (26)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Paul Coulter (12)

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (4)

Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn from the summit of High Rigg

Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (2)

Catstye Cam (shoulder left) and Raise (Helvellyn) above Keppel Cove from Red Tarn Beck in the snow

Catstye Cam (shoulder left) and Raise (Helvellyn) above Keppel Cove from Red Tarn Beck in the snow

Photo: Mick Fox (13)

Catstye Cam, White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from the summit of Birkhouse Moor

Catstye Cam, White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from the summit of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Katherine Horrex (2)

Thirlmere from Raise (Helvellyn)

Thirlmere from Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (28)

Birkhouse Moor (foreground left), Catstye Cam (foreground centre), White Side (centre right) and Raise (Helvellyn) (right) with Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground left), Catstye Cam (foreground centre), White Side (centre right) and Raise (Helvellyn) (right) with Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (27)

Raise (Helvellyn)

Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (212)

Raise (Helvellyn) summit cairn

Raise (Helvellyn) summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (13)

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag  (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (211)


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