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

In no particular order . . .

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

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (41)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (27)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 360 panorama taken from the top of Arnison Crag, Patterdale

360 panorama taken from the top of Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (1)

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

On Striding Edge with Helvellyn summit beyond

Photo: Stella Whittaker (15)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright (56)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Helvellyn summit trig piller

Helvellyn summit trig piller

Photo: Alan Wainwright (34)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Ullswater and Glenridding from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Ullswater and Glenridding from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (3)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - 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)

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 - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Dave Blanchard (1)

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 - 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 - Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (37)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

Photo: Terry Clarke (1)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale -  Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (46)

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

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Photo: Stella Whittaker (14)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (14)

Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale - The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (527)


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