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

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 in England, 14th in England & Wales). Helvellyn is classified as a Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 164th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Nethermost Pike, 891m (2924ft). Nethermost Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 9). Nethermost Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (14th in England, 34th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Striding Edge, 863m (2832ft). Striding Edge is also known as an English Nuttall (23rd in England, 48th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Dollywaggon Pike, 858m (2816ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th Eng, 43rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 18) and an English Nuttall (25th Eng, 51st Eng & Wal); St Sunday Crag 841m (2760ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (26th Eng, 52nd in Eng & Wal), a Wainwright (No. 22), an English Nuttall (33rd Eng, 61st in England & Wales); Seat Sandal 736m (2416ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (76th Eng, 132nd in Eng & Wal), a Wainwright (No. 68), an English Nuttall (94th Eng, 161st in England & Wales); Birkhouse Moor 718m (2356ft) - a Wainwright (No. 79) and an English Nuttall (110th Eng, 188th Eng & Wal); Birks 622m (2041ft) - a Wainwright (No. 125) and an English Nuttall (228th Eng, 396th Eng & Wal) and Arnison Crag 433m (1421ft) - a Wainwright (No. 194).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Nanci Moll (3)

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)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Photo: Terry Maddocks (4)

On the summit of High Stile

On the summit of High Stile

Photo: Christine Shepherd (467)

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)

Grisedale from Deepdale Hause

Grisedale from Deepdale Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (50)

My mate Tony at Llyn Cau on the Minffordd Path with Cadair Idris in the background

My mate Tony at Llyn Cau on the Minffordd Path with Cadair Idris in the background

Photo: David LeHunte (3)

Swirral Edge (Helvellyn)

Swirral Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (34)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (3)

Lanty's Tarn

Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (19)

Deep Snow on Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Deep Snow on Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Photo: Ray Foster (11)

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)

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (14)

Climbing Birkhouse Moor above Mires Beck

Climbing Birkhouse Moor above Mires Beck

Photo: Lorelei Ashman (1)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Dave Blanchard (1)

On Sergeant Man

On Sergeant Man

Photo: Kurt Elliott (4)

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (527)

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)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roger Stone (1)

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Nigel Auty (2)

Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (right) from the outflow of Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (right) from the outflow of Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Ian Gaylard (10)

Brothers Water under mist with Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell beyond from the Kirkstone Pass

Brothers Water under mist with Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell beyond from the Kirkstone Pass

Photo: Gerry Ball (54)

On Striding Edge in the mist

On Striding Edge in the mist

Photo: Mike Smart (7)

On the summit of Helvellyn

On the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Dean Richardson (6)

Snowdon from The Watkin Path

Snowdon from The Watkin Path

Photo: Mike Smart (8)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (2)

Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Walkers on Swirral Edge from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Craig Carter (7)

Me on Striding Edge

Me on Striding Edge

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (5)

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Christian Sky (2)

Starting the climb from Striding Edge up onto Helvellyn

Starting the climb from Striding Edge up onto Helvellyn

Photo: Terry Maddocks (3)

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (67)

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)

On Crib Goch

On Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (2)

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright (56)

En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

Photo: Terry Clarke (1)

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)

Nethermost Pike summit cairn with Helvellyn and Catstye Cam beyond

Nethermost Pike summit cairn with Helvellyn and Catstye Cam beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (40)

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)

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)

Helvellyn from above Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Helvellyn from above Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Photo: Katherine Horrex (17)

Blea Tarn (Langdale)

Blea Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Richard Heeley (5)

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)

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)

David Morecroft at the summit of Helvellyn

David Morecroft at the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: David Morecroft (19)

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (312)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (2)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Wayne Hill (92)

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)

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)

Rescue Helicopter above a frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Rescue Helicopter above a frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Photo: Tony Price (7)

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)

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)

 Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (46)

Birks summit cairn

Birks summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (55)

Dollywaggon Pike from Nethermost Pike

Dollywaggon Pike from Nethermost Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (68)

Ullswater

Ullswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (43)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (26)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Iain Macdonald (2)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (33)

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

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)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (20)

Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor summit

Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (12)

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Andrew Fryer (2)

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (17)

On the summit of Nethermost Pike

On the summit of Nethermost Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (466)

Catstye Cam (centre) and Helvellyn from Birkhouse Moor

Catstye Cam (centre) and Helvellyn from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (33)

Looking up Swirral Edge

Looking up Swirral Edge

Photo: Gerry Ball (15)

Grisdale Tarn

Grisdale Tarn

Photo: Liz Stanley (2)

Helvellyn summit plateau

Helvellyn summit plateau

Photo: Craig Carter (8)

Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (10)

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (313)

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (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 (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Jerry Obeney (2)

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)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Chris Oakley (1)

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)

Looking north east towards Stob Coire na Ceannain from Stob Choire Claurigh

Looking north east towards Stob Coire na Ceannain from Stob Choire Claurigh

Photo: Jill Smythe (3)

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

Arnison Crag from Birks

Arnison Crag from Birks

Photo: David Hayter (398)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

On Dollywaggon Pike

On Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Gerry Ball (50)

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Iain Macdonald (4)

Snow on Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Snow on Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (59)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)

On Striding Edge - looking back to Birkhouse Moor

On Striding Edge - looking back to Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Alan Wainwright (15)

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (54)

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Photo: Andy Malcolm (6)

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (532)

Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (399)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (36)

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Liz Stanley (3)

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (7)

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Photo: Ian Gaylard (6)

The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

Photo: David Morecroft (12)

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)

360 panorama taken from the top of Arnison Crag, Patterdale

360 panorama taken from the top of Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (1)

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)

Ullswater and Glenridding from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Ullswater and Glenridding from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (3)

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)

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Paul Holroyd (8)

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)

Anlgetarn Pikes and Brock Crags from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Anlgetarn Pikes and Brock Crags from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (5)

Me and my best friend Sam on Nethermost Pike

Me and my best friend Sam on Nethermost Pike

Photo: Liz Stanley (4)

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)

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (524)

Grisedale Beck

Grisedale Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (5)

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Photo: Jill Smythe (2)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (23)

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)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (2)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Chris Ellis (1)

Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Swirral Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (7)

The final push to the summit of Ben Lui (Beinn Laoigh) last spring, made all the better by a temperature inversion

The final push to the summit of Ben Lui (Beinn Laoigh) last spring, made all the better by a temperature inversion

Photo: John Turner (9)

Standing on the Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Standing on the Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (491)

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)

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)

Birkhouse Moor (left), St Sunday Crag (right) and Place Fell (centre) from near Grisedale Tarn

Birkhouse Moor (left), St Sunday Crag (right) and Place Fell (centre) from near Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (17)

St Sunday Crag from Birks

St Sunday Crag from Birks

Photo: Gerry Ball (52)

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

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

Photo: Edward Felstead (15)

A Frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge in the Snow

A Frozen Red Tarn from Striding Edge in the Snow

Photo: Tony Price (6)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (1)

Striding Edge from the top of Swirral Edge on Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the top of Swirral Edge on Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (12)

On Striding Edge on the way to Helvellyn

On Striding Edge on the way to Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (20)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (38)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Ian Gaylard (7)

Grisedale Tarn with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Grisedale Tarn with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Photo: Tony Higgs (22)

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 and Striding Edge from Nethermost Pike

Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (39)

Me on the left, looking towards Ullswater & St Sunday Crag (right) from a very snowy Seat Sandal

Me on the left, looking towards Ullswater & St Sunday Crag (right) from a very snowy Seat Sandal

Photo: Rob Barklamb (57)

On Nethermost Pike

On Nethermost Pike

Photo: Kurt Elliott (3)

February frosts around Elterwater

February frosts around Elterwater

Photo: John Holt (9)

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (53)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (32)

On Silver How above Grasmere

On Silver How above Grasmere

Photo: Gillian Lauder (3)

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

Photo: Rob Barklamb (5)

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

Thirlmere Reservoir from path from near Browncove Crags

Thirlmere Reservoir from path from near Browncove Crags

Photo: David Wright (270)

The cairn and plane crash memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

The cairn and plane crash memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Christine Shepherd (525)

On Striding Edge en-route to Helvellyn

On Striding Edge en-route to Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (21)

On Striding Edge - looking up to Helvellyn

On Striding Edge - looking up to Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (16)

Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (9)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: Craig Carter (10)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (44)

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Blackstone Edge above Littleborough

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Blackstone Edge above Littleborough

Photo: David Morecroft (13)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (3)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (29)

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)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

The Helvellyn Ridge beyond St Sunday Crag from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The Helvellyn Ridge beyond St Sunday Crag from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (7)

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (3)

Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears

Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears

Photo: Gerry Ball (53)

Helvellyn

Helvellyn

Photo: Derek Cambers (1)

Derwent Water from a snowy Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Derwent Water from a snowy Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Andy Brown (2)

St Sunday Crag (left) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

St Sunday Crag (left) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (10)

Path towards Mill Bridge from Seat Sandal

Path towards Mill Bridge from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (310)

 On Dollywaggon Pike summit

On Dollywaggon Pike summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (47)

Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (4)

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)

Green Gable left), Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag (Buttermere)

Green Gable left), Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (7)

Walkers on Striding Edge

Walkers on Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (9)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (9)

 Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (45)

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (35)

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar from the summit of Green Gable

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar from the summit of Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (9)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (24)

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)

Base Brown summit cairn

Base Brown summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (533)

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)

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Photo: Rob Barklamb (58)

Seat Sandal summit

Seat Sandal summit

Photo: David Hayter (311)

Grisedale Tarn in the snow with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Grisedale Tarn in the snow with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Photo: John Andelin (1)

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (37)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (27)

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)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Dean Richardson (13)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (17)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn in all its glory

Striding Edge from Helvellyn in all its glory

Photo: Roger Nunns (1)

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (19)

Ullswater featuring Patterdale & Glenridding (left), Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) (centre left), Great Mell Fell (centre), Little Mell Fell (centre right) and Pooley Bridge (right) from Hallin Fell summit

Ullswater featuring Patterdale & Glenridding (left), Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) (centre left), Great Mell Fell (centre), Little Mell Fell (centre right) and Pooley Bridge (right) from Hallin Fell summit

Photo: Chris Brankin (12)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (41)

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (520)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Jerry Obeney (3)

On Striding Edge in the Snow

On Striding Edge in the Snow

Photo: Tony Price (5)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Wayne Hill (82)

Grisedale Tarn from Brothers' Parting Stone

Grisedale Tarn from Brothers' Parting Stone

Photo: Alan Wainwright (49)

Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (9)

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

Photo: Nigel Auty (1)

Me with Stuart Nicholson and Ryan McDowell on Scafell Pike.

Me with Stuart Nicholson and Ryan McDowell on Scafell Pike.

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (1)

My husband just before tackling Sstriding Edge on Helvellyn

My husband just before tackling Sstriding Edge on Helvellyn

Photo: Kaz Bridges (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)

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)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (31)

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (38)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (35)

On a very wet Striding Edge

On a very wet Striding Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (1)

Swirral Edge from the col between Helvellyn and Catstye Cam

Swirral Edge from the col between Helvellyn and Catstye Cam

Photo: Katherine Horrex (16)

Looking down William Clough to a snowy and frozen Kinder Reservoir from near Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout

Looking down William Clough to a snowy and frozen Kinder Reservoir from near Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (7)

Sunset on Derwent Water from Friar's Crag

Sunset on Derwent Water from Friar's Crag

Photo: Richard Nicholls (60)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Photo: William Ringwood (42)

Beinn Ime from The Cobbler (Ben Arthur)

Beinn Ime from The Cobbler (Ben Arthur)

Photo: Derek Cambers (2)

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photo: Rob Pullan (18)

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (69)

Striding Edge with Helvellyn beyond

Striding Edge with Helvellyn beyond

Photo: William Ringwood (66)

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)

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)

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (18)

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)

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)

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (2)

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)

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)

Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (37)

St Sunday Crag Summit

St Sunday Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (400)

Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Photo: Dean Richardson (7)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (37)

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)

The final 'bad rocky step' on Striding Edge

The final 'bad rocky step' on Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (11)

Preparing to descend The Chancellor from Am Bodach (Aonach Eagach)

Preparing to descend The Chancellor from Am Bodach (Aonach Eagach)

Photo: Iain Macdonald (5)

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)

Place Fell from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Place Fell from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (4)

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Photo: Gerry Ball (13)

Birks from Arnison Crag

Birks from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (397)

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (14)

Ullswater and Glenridding from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Ullswater and Glenridding from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (31)

Ullswater from Glenamara Park

Ullswater from Glenamara Park

Photo: David Hayter (401)

Walkers negotiating Striding Edge

Walkers negotiating Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (8)

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (4)

Path up to Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Path up to Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Photo: David Hayter (396)

Path up to Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Path up to Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Photo: David Hayter (396)

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (6)

Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Tony Higgs (23)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Katherine Horrex (12)

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

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

Photo: John Holt (8)

*Striding Edge and Helvellyn from Nethermost Pike

*Striding Edge and Helvellyn from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (16)

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (24)

Sgurr Mor (left - in cloud), 'The Horns' and Beinn Dearg (Torridon) (right) from Tom na Gruagaich (Beinn Alligin)

Sgurr Mor (left - in cloud), 'The Horns' and Beinn Dearg (Torridon) (right) from Tom na Gruagaich (Beinn Alligin)

Photo: John Turner (17)

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Sarah on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Sarah Harrison (3)

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)

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (314)

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)

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

Photo: John Gilllatt (1)

Mellbreak Summit cairn

Mellbreak Summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (528)

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (4)

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)

Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

Photo: Liz Halpin (6)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (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)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Terry Maddocks (1)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)

Looking back along Striding Edge

Looking back along Striding Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (10)

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

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

Photo: Katherine Horrex (1)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roy Smith (2)

Me, halfway across Sharp Edge, trying to be brave

Me, halfway across Sharp Edge, trying to be brave

Photo: Paula Oldham (3)

On Striding Edge in thick mist

On Striding Edge in thick mist

Photo: Dean Richardson (15)

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (9)

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Photo: Stella Whittaker (14)

Descending near Great Gable

Descending near Great Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (11)

The Helvellyn and Fairfield Massif from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Helvellyn and Fairfield Massif from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (34)

Me and Darryl Brooks at Hallin Fell summit with Ullswater beyond

Me and Darryl Brooks at Hallin Fell summit with Ullswater beyond

Photo: Nanci Moll (4)

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (2)

Helvellyn from Swirral Edge

Helvellyn from Swirral Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (15)

Robin Hood's Bay

Robin Hood's Bay

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (13)

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)

Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Tony Price (8)

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Photo: Andy Brown (1)

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (15)

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)

Grisedale Tarn from Dollywaggon Pike

Grisedale Tarn from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (48)

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

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

Photo: Mike Jennings (10)

Ullswater from the path to Arnison Crag

Ullswater from the path to Arnison Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (51)

Greendale Bridge

Greendale Bridge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (57)

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)

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from Striding Edge

Photo: Ian Gaylard (9)

On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (19)

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)

Helvellyn summit trig piller

Helvellyn summit trig piller

Photo: Alan Wainwright (34)

Helvellyn summit shelter

Helvellyn summit shelter

Photo: Craig Carter (9)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (25)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Gillian Lauder (2)

Patterdale Church

Patterdale Church

Photo: Alan Wainwright (1)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (12)

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)

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Birkhouse Moor with Ullswater beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (18)

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Photo: Richard Heeley (3)

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)

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

Photo: Wayne Hill (83)

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl Hawse

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl Hawse

Photo: David Booth (4)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (32)

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)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (4)

White Side summit cairn

White Side summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (11)

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Pearson (2)

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (10)

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (8)

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)

High Crag (Helvellyn) summit cairn

High Crag (Helvellyn) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (43)

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (6)

The Bad Step on Striding Edge

The Bad Step on Striding Edge

Photo: Terry Maddocks (2)

Helvellyn from White Side

Helvellyn from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (3)

On Striding Edge with Helvellyn summit beyond

On Striding Edge with Helvellyn summit beyond

Photo: Stella Whittaker (15)

Me on Kinder Downfall wondering what happened to the waterfall

Me on Kinder Downfall wondering what happened to the waterfall

Photo: Peter Pearson (3)

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Rob Barklamb (3)

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)

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

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

Photo: Stella Whittaker (16)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: John Friskney (1)

The entrance to Victoria Cave

The entrance to Victoria Cave

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (6)

David Morecroft on top of the 'Howitzer', Helm Crag

David Morecroft on top of the 'Howitzer', Helm Crag

Photo: David Morecroft (20)

The Memorial to Robert Dixon on Striding Edge

The Memorial to Robert Dixon on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (18)

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)

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

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)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (42)

Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: David Hayter (336)

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (39)

Coniston and Coniston Water from Dow Crag

Coniston and Coniston Water from Dow Crag

Photo: Chris Oakley (5)

Striding Edge summit

Striding Edge summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (22)

Kepple Cove and Glenridding Common from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Kepple Cove and Glenridding Common from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Photo: Kate Daniel (2)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Robyn English (1)

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

Striding Edge basking in glorious September Sun viewed from Helvellyn

Striding Edge basking in glorious September Sun viewed from Helvellyn

Photo: Dean Richardson (5)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (38)

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (8)

Walkers beside the River Dove in Wolfscote Dale

Walkers beside the River Dove in Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Craig Carter (12)

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (4)

Striding Edge from Swallow Scarth, between Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike

Striding Edge from Swallow Scarth, between Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (16)

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)

Lesley, Millie and Monty on Robinson summit in May 2012

Lesley, Millie and Monty on Robinson summit in May 2012

Photo: Tony Lee (2)

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

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

Photo: Mick Fox (14)

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

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

Photo: Mick Fox (14)

High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from the top of Green Gable

High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from the top of Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (11)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn above Red Tarn from the col between Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam

Striding Edge and Helvellyn above Red Tarn from the col between Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam

Photo: Brian Balfe (15)

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (41)

On Great Gable

On Great Gable

Photo: Andrew Fryer (1)

My husband Eric on Helm Crag

My husband Eric on Helm Crag

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (2)

The famous view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Ray Foster (9)

White Side from Helvellyn Lower Man

White Side from Helvellyn Lower Man

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (10)

Climbing up the edge of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) high above the North Western shores of Ullswater.

Climbing up the edge of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) high above the North Western shores of Ullswater.

Photo: Mike Renny (3)

Striding Edge

Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (24)

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)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

On Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Iain Macdonald (1)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Ian Gaylard (8)

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)

*Lamington Hill and Knowe Dod from Culter Fell

*Lamington Hill and Knowe Dod from Culter Fell

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (17)

Looking South from High Spy

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

The cairn and bench on the summit of High Pike (Caldbeck)

The cairn and bench on the summit of High Pike (Caldbeck)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (521)

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (36)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (28)

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Photo: Paul Johnson (21)


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