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 - Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (41)

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 - *Striding Edge and Helvellyn from Nethermost Pike

*Striding Edge and Helvellyn from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (16)

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 - Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from High Crag (Helvellyn)

Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from High Crag (Helvellyn)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (41)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (9)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Clouds rolling in over Fairfield (left), Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike from Helvellyn

Clouds rolling in over Fairfield (left), Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike from Helvellyn

Photo: Craig Carter (11)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (532)

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 - Anthea and Graham on Helvellyn summit with Ullswater in the distance

Anthea and Graham on Helvellyn summit with Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Graham Stainsby (1)

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

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (1)

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 - Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (39)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (4)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (24)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - On Dollywaggon Pike

On Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Gerry Ball (50)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - A frozen Grisedale Tarn from the lower slopes of Dollywaggon Pike in the snow

A frozen Grisedale Tarn from the lower slopes of Dollywaggon Pike in the snow

Photo: Peter Dryden (23)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (10)

Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding - Dave Munro and Red Tarn from Helvellyn with Striding Edge beyond

Dave Munro and Red Tarn from Helvellyn with Striding Edge beyond

Photo: Paul Holroyd (7)

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)


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