Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale

Lakeland's most climbed mountain - not for the faint hearted


Route outline for walk c269:

Patterdale  -  Grisedale Bridge  -  Grisedale Beck  -  Brownends 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  -  Grisedale Tarn  -  Deepdale Hause  -  St Sunday Crag  -  Birks  -  Patterdale




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
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 c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) with Catstye Cam beyond from Striding Edge

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

Photo: Stella Whittaker (16)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) frozen solid

Photo: Terry Maddocks (4)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Pearson (2)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Ullswater from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Tony Price (8)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Katherine Horrex (12)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Hopper (1)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The cairn on Deepdale Hause

The cairn on Deepdale Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (51)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (8)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - 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)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Patterdale Church

Patterdale Church

Photo: Alan Wainwright (1)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Striding Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: John Friskney (1)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale -  On Dollywaggon Pike summit

On Dollywaggon Pike summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (47)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (524)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (14)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Gillian Lauder (2)

Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale - En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

En-route to Rossett Pike from Great Langdale

Photo: Terry Clarke (1)


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