Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding

An exhilarating high ridge walk


Route outline for walk c192:

Glenridding  -  Glenridding Dodd  -  Sheffield Pike  -  Green Side  -  Stybarrow Dodd  -  Sticks Pass  -  Raise (Helvellyn)  -  White Side  -  Lower Man (Helvellyn)  -  Helvellyn  -  Nethermost Pike  -  High Crag (Helvellyn)  -  Dollywaggon Pike  -  Grisdale Tarn  -  Grisedale Beck  -  Brownend Plantation  -  Lanty's Tarn  -  Keldas  -  Glenridding




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
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 Nethermost Pike at 891m (2924ft). Nethermost Pike is classified as an Wainwright (No. 9). Nethermost Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (14th highest in England, 34th 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 c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding

In no particular order . . .

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Thirlmere from Raise (Helvellyn)

Thirlmere from Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (28)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

Photo: Nigel Auty (1)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - With work colleagues on the summit of Helvellyn on a sponsored walk

With work colleagues on the summit of Helvellyn on a sponsored walk

Photo: Kate Daniel (1)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (4)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (9)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (524)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Catstye Cam (centre) with Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Catstye Cam (centre) with Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (25)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Ullswater

Ullswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (43)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Nethermost Pike summit cairn with Helvellyn and Catstye Cam beyond

Nethermost Pike summit cairn with Helvellyn and Catstye Cam beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (40)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (26)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Looking down Grisdale from Dollywaggon Pike with St Sunday Crag on the right and Ullswater in the distance

Looking down Grisdale from Dollywaggon Pike with St Sunday Crag on the right and Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Wayne Hill (81)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Helvellyn summit shelter

Helvellyn summit shelter

Photo: Craig Carter (9)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (7)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (6)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - 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)


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