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

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 in England, 14th in England & Wales). Helvellyn is classified as a Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 164th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Lower Man (Helvellyn), 925m (3036ft). Lower Man (Helvellyn) is also known as an English Nuttall (8th in England, 21st in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Nethermost Pike, 891m (2924ft). Nethermost Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 9). Nethermost Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (14th in England, 34th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Raise (Helvellyn), 883m (2898ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (14th Eng, 34th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 12) and an English Nuttall (17th Eng, 39th Eng & Wal); White Side 863m (2832ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (18th Eng, 40th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 16) and an English Nuttall (22nd Eng, 47th Eng & Wal); Dollywaggon Pike 858m (2816ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th Eng, 43rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 18) and an English Nuttall (25th Eng, 51st Eng & Wal); Stybarrow Dodd 843m (2767ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (24th Eng, 50th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 21) and an English Nuttall (31st Eng, 59th Eng & Wal); Sheffield Pike 675m (2215ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (121st Eng, 205th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 99) and an English Nuttall (162nd Eng, 272nd Eng & Wal) and Glenridding Dodd 442m (1451ft) - a Wainwright (No. 193).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (7)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (12)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (17)

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (18)

Striding Edge from Swallow Scarth, between Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike

Striding Edge from Swallow Scarth, between Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (16)

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Sarah Harrison (3)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (32)

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (14)

On Nethermost Pike

On Nethermost Pike

Photo: Kurt Elliott (3)


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