Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding

Lakeland's most climbed mountain via the infamous Striding Edge - not for the faint hearted


Route outline for walk c220:

Glenridding  -  Birkhouse Moor  -  Hole-in-the-Wall  -  Red Tarn (Helvellyn)  -  Bleaberry Crag  -  Low Spying How  -  High Spying How  -  Striding Edge  -  Helvellyn  -  Nethermost Pike  -  High Crag (Helvellyn)  -  Dollywaggon Pike  -  Grisdale Tarn  -  Ruthwaite Lodge  -  Grisedale Beck  -  Brownend Plantation  -  Lanty's Tarn  -  Keldas  -  Glenridding




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
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 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).

You will also reach the summit of Striding Edge at 863m (2832ft). Striding Edge is also known as an English Nuttall (23rd highest in England, 48th 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 c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding

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Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Ullswater from the summit of Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Ullswater from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Katherine Horrex (14)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (3)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Iain Macdonald (1)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Gillian Lauder (2)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn

Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Royle (6)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Katherine Horrex (1)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Looking back along Striding Edge

Looking back along Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (10)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

Photo: John Gilllatt (1)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (18)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Ullswater and Glenridding from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Ullswater and Glenridding from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (31)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Striding Edge (left) and Helvellyn from the approach to Hole-in-the-Wall

Striding Edge (left) and Helvellyn from the approach to Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Katherine Horrex (5)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Chris Oakley (1)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Ian Gaylard (9)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (19)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge 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 c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (2)

Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (1)


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