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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding

In no particular order . . .

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 - Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Craig Carter (7)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding -  On Dollywaggon Pike summit

On Dollywaggon Pike summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (47)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (41)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - *Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (26)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

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

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (8)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (2)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roy Smith (2)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Eric and me on Helvellyn, 5 months after his hip replacement :)

Eric and me on Helvellyn, 5 months after his hip replacement :)

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (1)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Helvellyn

Helvellyn

Photo: Derek Cambers (1)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (18)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (3)

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

Thirlmere from Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (28)

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

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (4)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Dave Blanchard (1)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - White Side summit cairn

White Side summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (11)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (520)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - On Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater behind

On Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater behind

Photo: Anthony Waldron (10)


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