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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (3rd highest in England, 12th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 3). Helvellyn is also known as a English Nuttall (4th highest in England, 14th highest in England & Wales). Helvellyn is also classified as a English Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 165th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Nethermost Pike at 891m (2924ft). Nethermost Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 9). Nethermost Pike is also known as a 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 Dollywaggon Pike at 858m (2816ft). Dollywaggon Pike is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th highest in England, 43rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 18) and a English Nuttall (25th highest in England, 51st highest in England & Wales); Birkhouse Moor at 718m (2356ft). Birkhouse Moor is classified as a Wainwright (No. 79) and a English Nuttall (110th highest in England, 188th highest in England & Wales)

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

In no particular order . . .

Starting the climb from Striding Edge up onto Helvellyn

Starting the climb from Striding Edge up onto Helvellyn

Photo: Terry Maddocks (3)

Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Tony Price (8)

The Cheviot Hills from Woden Law

The Cheviot Hills from Woden Law

Photo: Mike Knipe (79)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Robyn English (1)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Photo: Ian Gaylard (6)

Rainbow in Weardale

Rainbow in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (1)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Ian Gaylard (7)

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

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

Photo: Katherine Horrex (1)

Helvellyn summit trig piller

Helvellyn summit trig piller

Photo: Alan Wainwright (34)

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (30)

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (520)

The famous view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Ray Foster (9)

Catstye Cam, White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from the summit of Birkhouse Moor

Catstye Cam, White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from the summit of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Katherine Horrex (2)

Helvellyn

Helvellyn

Photo: Derek Cambers (1)

At the summit of Helvellyn during a recent family get together

At the summit of Helvellyn during a recent family get together

Photo: John Turner (8)

Lad's Leap

Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (8)

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (15)

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Photo: Mike Knipe (159)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (33)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Gillian Lauder (2)

Walkers negotiating Striding Edge

Walkers negotiating Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (8)

Ullswater

Ullswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (43)

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-Wall

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Alan Wainwright (11)

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (38)

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Photo: Ian Lawrence (8)

Striding Edge basking in glorious September Sun viewed from Helvellyn

Striding Edge basking in glorious September Sun viewed from Helvellyn

Photo: Dean Richardson (5)

Meldon Reservoir from Longstone Hill

Meldon Reservoir from Longstone Hill

Photo: David Rodgers (2)

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Photo: Andy Brown (1)

The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

Photo: David Morecroft (12)

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (3)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (2)

Storms brewing over St Sunday Crag (far left), Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Storms brewing over St Sunday Crag (far left), Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Edward Felstead (19)

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (4)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (20)

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

Photo: Norman Howarth (5)

The River Usk

The River Usk

Photo: Ken Muirhead (6)

Catstye Cam (centre) and Helvellyn from Birkhouse Moor

Catstye Cam (centre) and Helvellyn from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (33)

Looking up Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (left) and Dollywagon Pike (centre)

Looking up Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (left) and Dollywagon Pike (centre)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (6)

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (198)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Photo: Jimmy Wakefield (4)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (9)

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

Photo: Ian Leighton (71)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Ian Gaylard (8)

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

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

Photo: Katherine Horrex (4)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Photo: Ian Leighton (87)

 Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (46)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (2)

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (31)

Pool on The Hangers Way

Pool on The Hangers Way

Photo: Clive Estherby (5)

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (4)

Sugarloaf Hill (Malverns) from the top of Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Sugarloaf Hill (Malverns) from the top of Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Photo: Eric Byrd (3)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: John Friskney (1)

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

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

Photo: Christian Sky (1)

The 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

The 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (28)

The Edale Valley during a temperature inversion - as seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

The Edale Valley during a temperature inversion - as seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: David Hague (3)

View from Rothbury Terraces

View from Rothbury Terraces

Photo: David Wright (85)

Shire Hill from Old Glossop

Shire Hill from Old Glossop

Photo: Norman Howarth (1)

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: David Cooper (3)

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)

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (4)

Lossburn Reservoir

Lossburn Reservoir

Photo: Peter Schofield (7)

On Striding Edge in thick mist

On Striding Edge in thick mist

Photo: Dean Richardson (15)

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Photo: Shara Higgins (52)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: Craig Carter (10)

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (18)

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (6)

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)

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Photo: David Wright (87)

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (14)

Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from the top of Helvellyn, May 2012

Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from the top of Helvellyn, May 2012

Photo: Christine Leach (1)

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (14)

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (37)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn in all its glory

Striding Edge from Helvellyn in all its glory

Photo: Roger Nunns (1)

Our dog Ted enjoying the view in the way up Helvellyn

Our dog Ted enjoying the view in the way up Helvellyn

Photo: Karen Kazerella (1)

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Photo: Steve Clements (5)

Me on Striding Edge

Me on Striding Edge

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (5)

En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

Photo: Terry Clarke (1)

Derwent Water with Keswick and the Skiddaw Massif beyond from High Spy

Derwent Water with Keswick and the Skiddaw Massif beyond from High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (7)

Birkhouse Moor from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Birkhouse Moor from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Photo: Mick Fox (14)

Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar

Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (10)

Me and my best friend Sam on Nethermost Pike

Me and my best friend Sam on Nethermost Pike

Photo: Liz Stanley (4)

Dollywaggon Pike from Nethermost Pike

Dollywaggon Pike from Nethermost Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (68)

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (29)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Photo: David Morecroft (19)

Leigh Place Pond near Godstone

Leigh Place Pond near Godstone

Photo: Deborah Stringer (2)

On Striding Edge en-route to Helvellyn

On Striding Edge en-route to Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (21)

Rough Tor from Brown Willy

Rough Tor from Brown Willy

Photo: Liz Slater (3)

Lesley and the 2 Cocker Spaniels, Millie and Monty, on Helvellyn in November 2011

Lesley and the 2 Cocker Spaniels, Millie and Monty, on Helvellyn in November 2011

Photo: Tony Lee (1)

Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (9)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Chris Oakley (1)

Looking up Grisedale to St Sunday Crag & Fairfield (left), Grisedale Hause, Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag (Helvellyn) & Nethermost Pike from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Looking up Grisedale to St Sunday Crag & Fairfield (left), Grisedale Hause, Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag (Helvellyn) & Nethermost Pike from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Katherine Horrex (13)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (17)

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (4)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (36)

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

Photo: Nigel Auty (1)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (23)

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (280)

This is me scrambling to the summit of Helvellyn after surviving Striding Edge!

This is me scrambling to the summit of Helvellyn after surviving Striding Edge!

Photo: Paula Oldham (4)

Ruthwaite Lodge (Climbing Hut), upper Grisedale with Fairfield in the background

Ruthwaite Lodge (Climbing Hut), upper Grisedale with Fairfield in the background

Photo: Ian Gaylard (11)

Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Swirral Edge (right) from above Hole-in-the-Wall

Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Swirral Edge (right) from above Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: William Ringwood (65)

Striding Edge with Helvellyn beyond

Striding Edge with Helvellyn beyond

Photo: William Ringwood (66)

On Striding Edge in the mist

On Striding Edge in the mist

Photo: Mike Smart (7)

Tinto from Lamington Hill

Tinto from Lamington Hill

Photo: Mike Knipe (182)

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (8)

Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Craig Carter (7)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (32)

Grisedale with Birks beyond from near the Hole-in-the-wall between Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Grisedale with Birks beyond from near the Hole-in-the-wall between Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Balfe (14)

Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Red Tarn taken from Hole-in-the-Wall at the beginning of Striding Edge

Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Red Tarn taken from Hole-in-the-Wall at the beginning of Striding Edge

Photo: Stella Whittaker (13)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Photo: Tony Quayle (10)

Ullswater from Keldas near Lanty's Tarn

Ullswater from Keldas near Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Linda Royston (9)

With work colleagues on the summit of Helvellyn on a sponsored walk

With work colleagues on the summit of Helvellyn on a sponsored walk

Photo: Kate Daniel (1)

Crossing Jaggers Clough

Crossing Jaggers Clough

Photo: Ian Windle (40)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Photo: Heather Ward (1)

St Sunday Crag above Grisedale from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

St Sunday Crag above Grisedale from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Photo: Mick Fox (16)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge in all it's glory from Helvellyn

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge in all it's glory from Helvellyn

Photo: Stella Whittaker (17)

On Striding Edge with Helvellyn summit beyond

On Striding Edge with Helvellyn summit beyond

Photo: Stella Whittaker (15)

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Sarah Harrison (3)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (25)

Place Fell and Grisedale from Hole-in-the-Wall

Place Fell and Grisedale from Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Edward Felstead (15)

Mam Tor summit

Mam Tor summit

Photo: Shara Higgins (1)

Coniston Old Man from Swirl How on a snowy February day.

Coniston Old Man from Swirl How on a snowy February day.

Photo: Liz Halpin (5)

Snow on Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Snow on Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (59)

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (20)

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (9)

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)

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (39)

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)

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)

Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves tackling Striding Edge

Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves tackling Striding Edge

Photo: David Cooper (1)

Helvellyn and Swirral Edge (top right) from Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Helvellyn and Swirral Edge (top right) from Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Photo: John Holt (8)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Iain Macdonald (1)

Lanty's Tarn

Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (19)

Glenridding Dodd (left), Glenridding and Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Glenridding Dodd (left), Glenridding and Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Mike Jennings (10)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (42)

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (524)

Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor summit

Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (12)

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Photo: Colin France (12)

Me (in orange jacket) and my mate Neil on our way to the top of Helvellyn on a drizzly and bitterly cold day.

Me (in orange jacket) and my mate Neil on our way to the top of Helvellyn on a drizzly and bitterly cold day.

Photo: David LeHunte (2)

Ullswater and Glenridding from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Ullswater and Glenridding from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (31)

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (1)

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (35)

Climbing Birkhouse Moor above Mires Beck

Climbing Birkhouse Moor above Mires Beck

Photo: Lorelei Ashman (1)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

The Ingleton Waterfalls - Thornton Force

The Ingleton Waterfalls - Thornton Force

Photo: Alex Malcolm (14)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Dave Blanchard (1)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Terry Maddocks (1)

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Photo: Harry Starkey (39)

High Crag (Helvellyn) summit cairn

High Crag (Helvellyn) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (43)

The Newlands Valley from High Spy with Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance and The Skiddaw Massif to the right

The Newlands Valley from High Spy with Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance and The Skiddaw Massif to the right

Photo: Wayne Hill (91)

Family group having completed Striding Edge before the last pull up to Helvellyn.

Family group having completed Striding Edge before the last pull up to Helvellyn.

Photo: John Turner (16)

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Photo: Stuart Richardson (19)

Striding Edge (left) and Helvellyn from near Hole-in-the-wall

Striding Edge (left) and Helvellyn from near Hole-in-the-wall

Photo: Richard Heeley (2)

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (14)

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (10)

Photo: Roy Crogan (113)

 Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (45)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Jerry Obeney (3)

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

Looking South from High Spy

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Iain Macdonald (4)

Easter Tor from White Hill (Hethpool)

Easter Tor from White Hill (Hethpool)

Photo: Ian Leighton (81)

On a very wet Striding Edge

On a very wet Striding Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (1)

Taking a breather before tackling Striding Edge

Taking a breather before tackling Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (12)

The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Hopper (1)

Blencathra or Saddleback from Gategill Fell

Blencathra or Saddleback from Gategill Fell

Photo: Richard Nicholls (57)

Helvellyn from above Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Helvellyn from above Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Photo: Katherine Horrex (17)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (9)

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)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (32)

Rescue Helicopter above a frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Rescue Helicopter above a frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Photo: Tony Price (7)

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and 
Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Photo: Peter Swan (14)

Me and my father John at the summit of Helvellyn at the beginning of Feb 2012

Me and my father John at the summit of Helvellyn at the beginning of Feb 2012

Photo: Helen Robinson (1)

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (7)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Snailsden Reservoir

Snailsden Reservoir

Photo: Jeff Kirkpatrick (5)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Photo: Peter Ingham (7)

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (4)

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

Photo: Andy Malcolm (203)

Boredale Hause and Angletarn Pikes across Ullswater from Glenridding

Boredale Hause and Angletarn Pikes across Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: Andy Malcolm (173)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (1)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Katherine Horrex (12)

Looking back along Striding Edge

Looking back along Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (10)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (35)

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Pearson (2)

On the summit of Nethermost Pike

On the summit of Nethermost Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (466)

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

Photo: Russell Hubbard (12)

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (8)

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Photo: Jill Smythe (2)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (117)

Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: David Hayter (336)

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Photo: William Ringwood (42)

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (19)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (27)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (2)

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (41)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (41)

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Jon Norbury (8)

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Photo: Glynn Trueman (6)

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Photo: Mike Walker (60)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (21)

My husband just before tackling Sstriding Edge on Helvellyn

My husband just before tackling Sstriding Edge on Helvellyn

Photo: Kaz Bridges (1)

Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Nethermost Pike

Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (39)

Striding Edge from Swallow Scarth, between Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike

Striding Edge from Swallow Scarth, between Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (16)

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (67)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (24)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (4)

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (18)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (3)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

Walkers on Striding Edge

Walkers on Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (9)

Approaching Striding Edge and Helvellyn via Low Spying How and Bleaberry Crag

Approaching Striding Edge and Helvellyn via Low Spying How and Bleaberry Crag

Photo: Katherine Horrex (6)

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (7)

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (18)

The Memorial to Robert Dixon on Striding Edge

The Memorial to Robert Dixon on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (18)

Beezley Falls, The Ingleton Waterfalls

Beezley Falls, The Ingleton Waterfalls

Photo: Andy Roberts (5)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Andrew Fryer (2)

On Dollywaggon Pike

On Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Gerry Ball (50)

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (3)

Dunsmore Village Chapel

Dunsmore Village Chapel

Photo: Rebecca Dyson (2)

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)

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Christian Sky (2)

*Striding Edge and Helvellyn from Nethermost Pike

*Striding Edge and Helvellyn from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (16)

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)

High Dodd (Sleet Fell) and Place Fell across Ullswater from Mossdale Bay near Glenridding

High Dodd (Sleet Fell) and Place Fell across Ullswater from Mossdale Bay near Glenridding

Photo: Andy Malcolm (172)

Helvellyn summit shelter

Helvellyn summit shelter

Photo: Craig Carter (9)

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (532)

Gordale Scar

Gordale Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (127)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)

Denver Village

Denver Village

Photo: Jean Betts (81)

Striding Edge from the top of Swirral Edge on Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the top of Swirral Edge on Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (12)

St Sunday Crag (left) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

St Sunday Crag (left) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (10)

Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (58)

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

Photo: John Gilllatt (1)

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding<br>with Place Fell in the background

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding
with Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Trueman (3)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Photo: Terry Maddocks (4)

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

On Nethermost Pike

On Nethermost Pike

Photo: Kurt Elliott (3)

The Bad Step on Striding Edge

The Bad Step on Striding Edge

Photo: Terry Maddocks (2)

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (44)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (38)

Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Red Tarn from Hole-in-the-Wall

Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Red Tarn from Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Chris Ellis (2)

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (32)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roger Stone (1)

Coombes Edge

Coombes Edge

Photo: Gordon Leather (54)

Helvellyn (left), Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the approach to Striding Edge near Hole-in-the-Wall

Helvellyn (left), Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the approach to Striding Edge near Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Ray Foster (10)

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Photo: Stella Whittaker (14)

Rays of sun shining through the clouds over Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Rays of sun shining through the clouds over Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Edward Felstead (18)

Arten Gill Beck railway viaduct

Arten Gill Beck railway viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (166)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (3)

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Photo: Jon Norbury (7)

The head of the Grisedale Valley with Dollywaggon Pike to the left, High Crag, Nethermost Pike and then Helvellyn (far right) from near Brownend Plantation

The head of the Grisedale Valley with Dollywaggon Pike to the left, High Crag, Nethermost Pike and then Helvellyn (far right) from near Brownend Plantation

Photo: Mike Renny (4)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (19)

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (7)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Dean Richardson (13)

The Rising Sun pub in Little Hampden

The Rising Sun pub in Little Hampden

Photo: Rebecca Dyson (5)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

Birkhouse Moor summit cairn - with Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam beyond

Birkhouse Moor summit cairn - with Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (13)

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Photo: Will Davidson (7)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Jerry Obeney (2)

View Point nr Norbury Park House

View Point nr Norbury Park House

Photo: Dean Woodrow (7)

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)

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (2)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (37)

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Photo: Mike Knipe (130)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (2)

Holford Combe

Holford Combe

Photo: Brett Horrigan (1)

High Neb (Stanage Edge) summit trig point

High Neb (Stanage Edge) summit trig point

Photo: Max Magnusson (1)

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

Photo: Richard Llewellyn (5)

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (4)

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (60)

The final 'bad rocky step' on Striding Edge

The final 'bad rocky step' on Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (11)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Ian Gaylard (9)

The Poppy Line (Steam Railway), Sheringham

The Poppy Line (Steam Railway), Sheringham

Photo: Jean Betts (79)

Helvellyn Summit flanked by Striding Edge (left) and Swirral Edge (right) from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Helvellyn Summit flanked by Striding Edge (left) and Swirral Edge (right) from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Photo: Mick Fox (15)

Helvellyn, Red Tarn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Striding Edge

Helvellyn, Red Tarn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (14)

On Striding Edge in the Snow

On Striding Edge in the Snow

Photo: Tony Price (5)

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 (22)

 On Dollywaggon Pike summit

On Dollywaggon Pike summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (47)

Nethermost Pike summit cairn with Helvellyn and Catstye Cam beyond

Nethermost Pike summit cairn with Helvellyn and Catstye Cam beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (40)

Grisedale Tarn from Dollywaggon Pike

Grisedale Tarn from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (48)

Triple Spout Falls on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Triple Spout Falls on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Photo: Bob Ferguson (56)

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Photo: David Zuckerman (25)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Wayne Hill (82)

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (17)

Glenridding Dodd (left), Ullswater and Place Fell from near Hole-in-the-Wall on the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Glenridding Dodd (left), Ullswater and Place Fell from near Hole-in-the-Wall on the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Photo: David Cooper (5)

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Photo: Chris Fairfowl (2)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roy Smith (2)

*Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam (far right) from near Hole-in-the-wall

*Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam (far right) from near Hole-in-the-wall

Photo: Richard Heeley (4)

On Striding Edge - looking back to Birkhouse Moor

On Striding Edge - looking back to Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Alan Wainwright (15)

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)

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Photo: Peter Schofield (4)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (12)

On the summit of Helvellyn

On the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Dean Richardson (6)

On Great Mis Tor

On Great Mis Tor

Photo: Bob Gordon (3)

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Richard Hooper (15)

On Striding Edge - looking up to Helvellyn

On Striding Edge - looking up to Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (16)

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (1)

A Frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge in the Snow

A Frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge in the Snow

Photo: Tony Price (6)

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Edward Felstead (16)

On Striding Edge on the way to Helvellyn

On Striding Edge on the way to Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (20)

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (343)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) with Catstye Cam beyond from Striding Edge

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) with Catstye Cam beyond from Striding Edge

Photo: Stella Whittaker (16)

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (36)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (26)

Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (7)

Storms developing over Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) from Brownend Plantation, Grisedale

Storms developing over Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) from Brownend Plantation, Grisedale

Photo: Edward Felstead (17)

Scrambling on Mynydd Drws-y-coed on the Nantlle Ridge

Scrambling on Mynydd Drws-y-coed on the Nantlle Ridge

Photo: Gerald Murphy (155)

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Photo: Mike Walker (272)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Photo: Ian Leighton (32)

Cofa Pike and Fairfield from High Crag (Helvellyn) with Red Screes in the distance

Cofa Pike and Fairfield from High Crag (Helvellyn) with Red Screes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (42)

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)

Striding Edge summit

Striding Edge summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (22)

Dovestone Reservoir and Dick Hill from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Dovestone Reservoir and Dick Hill from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (11)

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (62)

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

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

Photo: Katherine Horrex (3)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Lesley Line (1)

Helvellyn summit plateau

Helvellyn summit plateau

Photo: Craig Carter (8)

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (3)

A very grumpy Shaun post walk in Glenridding after scaling Helvellyn via Striding Edge on a very, very wet day!

A very grumpy Shaun post walk in Glenridding after scaling Helvellyn via Striding Edge on a very, very wet day!

Photo: Mike Hall (4)

Grisedale Beck

Grisedale Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (5)

Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Nanci Moll (3)


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