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 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:

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 . . .

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - White Side summit cairn

White Side summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (11)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Hopper (1)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - *Catstye Cam (left), Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from White Side

*Catstye Cam (left), Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from White Side

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (8)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn summit plateau

Helvellyn summit plateau

Photo: Craig Carter (8)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Looking towards Bassenthwaite and The Skiddaw Massif from Raise (Helvellyn)

Looking towards Bassenthwaite and The Skiddaw Massif from Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (30)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Craig Carter (7)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)

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 Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Me on Helvellyn Summit

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (2)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (4)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

Photo: Nigel Auty (1)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Raise (Helvellyn) summit cairn

Raise (Helvellyn) summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (13)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (3)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (532)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Stanah Gill

Stanah Gill

Photo: Roy Smith (8)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (38)

Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)


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