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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (3rd highest in England, 12th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 3). Helvellyn is also known as a English Nuttall (4th highest in England, 14th highest in England & Wales). Helvellyn is also classified as a English Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 165th highest in the UK).

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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (14th highest in England, 34th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 12). Raise (Helvellyn) is also known as a English Nuttall (17th highest in England, 39th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag White Side at 863m (2832ft). White Side is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (18th highest in England, 40th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 16) and a English Nuttall (22nd highest in England, 47th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

In no particular order . . .

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

Me and my father John at the summit of Helvellyn at the beginning of Feb 2012

Me and my father John at the summit of Helvellyn at the beginning of Feb 2012

Photo: Helen Robinson (1)

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (524)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (9)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (12)

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)

Thirlmere Reservoir from path from near Browncove Crags

Thirlmere Reservoir from path from near Browncove Crags

Photo: David Wright (270)

Mike, Tim and Shaun at the summit trig point on a very wet Helvellyn - I swear there were seals on the summit!

Mike, Tim and Shaun at the summit trig point on a very wet Helvellyn - I swear there were seals on the summit!

Photo: Mike Hall (2)

Me (in orange jacket) and my mate Neil on our way to the top of Helvellyn on a drizzly and bitterly cold day.

Me (in orange jacket) and my mate Neil on our way to the top of Helvellyn on a drizzly and bitterly cold day.

Photo: David LeHunte (2)

Myself, Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves on the summit of Helvellyn after tackling Striding Edge

Myself, Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves on the summit of Helvellyn after tackling Striding Edge

Photo: David Cooper (2)


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