Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale

Superb high level ridge walk


Route outline for walk c264:

Patterdale  -  Grisedale Bridge  -  Grisedale Beck  -  Brownend Plantation  -  Hole-in-the-Wall  -  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  -  Seat Sandal  -  Grisedale Tarn  -  St Sunday Crag  -  Birks  -  Arnison Crag  -  Patterdale




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
3
Marilyns
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 c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Christian Sky (2)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (399)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Katherine Horrex (12)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (19)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale -  On Dollywaggon Pike summit

On Dollywaggon Pike summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (47)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (37)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Looking South from High Spy

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Photo: Terry Maddocks (4)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Ian Gaylard (9)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar, Ennerdale, High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from Green Gable

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar, Ennerdale, High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (8)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - On the summit of Helvellyn

On the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Dean Richardson (6)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Birks from Arnison Crag

Birks from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (397)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Photo: William Ringwood (42)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Ennerdale and High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks from Green Gable summit

Ennerdale and High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks from Green Gable summit

Photo: Chris Brankin (10)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

Photo: David Morecroft (12)


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