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). Helvellyn is also classified as an 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 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 Raise (Helvellyn) at 883m (2898ft). Raise (Helvellyn) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (14th highest in England, 34th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 12) and an English Nuttall (17th highest in England, 39th highest in England & Wales) ; White Side at 863m (2832ft). White Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (18th highest in England, 40th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 16) and an English Nuttall (22nd highest in England, 47th highest in England & Wales) ; Dollywaggon Pike at 858m (2816ft). Dollywaggon Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th highest in England, 43rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 18) and an English Nuttall (25th highest in England, 51st highest in England & Wales) ; Stybarrow Dodd at 843m (2767ft). Stybarrow Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (24th highest in England, 50th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 21) and an English Nuttall (31st highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) ; Sheffield Pike at 675m (2215ft). Sheffield Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (121st highest in England, 204th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 99) and an English Nuttall (162nd highest in England, 272nd highest in England & Wales) ; Glenridding Dodd at 442m (1451ft). Glenridding Dodd is classified as a Wainwright (No. 193) .

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 . . .

Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: David Hayter (336)

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (36)

White Side summit cairn

White Side summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (11)

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)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (9)

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Andrew Fryer (2)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

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

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

Photo: Andy Malcolm (30)

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (2)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)


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