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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
5
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 (2831ft). Striding Edge is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (19th highest in England, 42nd highest in England & Wales) Striding Edge is also known as an English Nuttall (23rd highest in England, 49th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale

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Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

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

Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (45)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Grisedale Beck

Grisedale Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (5)

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

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (35)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (23)

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

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

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

Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (7)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Dave Blanchard (1)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (4)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

Photo: John Gilllatt (1)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

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

Arnison Crag from Birks

Photo: David Hayter (398)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Dollywaggon Pike (right) with The Langdale Pikes (mid distance) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) and
Scafell Pike (far distance) from St Sunday Crag

Dollywaggon Pike (right) with The Langdale Pikes (mid distance) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Scafell Pike (far distance) from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (2)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Ullswater from the path to Arnison Crag

Ullswater from the path to Arnison Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (51)

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

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (36)


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