Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

Lakeland's most popular mountain


Route outline for walk c113:

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.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

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 highest in England, 12th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 3).

Helvellyn is also known as an English Nuttall (4th highest in England, 14th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 165th highest in the UK).

The summit of Helvellyn is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Lower Man (Helvellyn) at 925m (3036ft). Lower Man (Helvellyn) is also known as an English Nuttall (8th highest in England, 21st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Raise (Helvellyn) at 883m (2898ft). Raise (Helvellyn) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (14th highest in England, 34th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 12).

Raise (Helvellyn) is also known as an English Nuttall (17th highest in England, 39th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn from White Side

Helvellyn from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (3)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn summit trig point

Helvellyn summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (892)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Sarah Harrison (3)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Fell ponies on Great Mell Fell

Fell ponies on Great Mell Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (885)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Woodland on the shores of Thirlmere

Woodland on the shores of Thirlmere

Photo: David Hayter (182)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Thirlmere

Thirlmere

Photo: Roy Smith (10)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: David Cooper (3)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Thirlmere

Thirlmere

Photo: Paul Coulter (16)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Lesley and the 2 Cocker Spaniels, Millie and Monty, on Helvellyn in November 2011

Lesley and the 2 Cocker Spaniels, Millie and Monty, on Helvellyn in November 2011

Photo: Tony Lee (1)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Early Morning mist on Thirlmere

Early Morning mist on Thirlmere

Photo: David Hayter (179)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (1)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - 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)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - At the summit of Helvellyn during a recent family get together

At the summit of Helvellyn during a recent family get together

Photo: John Turner (8)


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