Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding

Superb high level walk


Route outline for walk c286:

Glenridding  -  Glenridding Dodd  -  Sheffield Pike  -  Nick Head  -  Glencoyne Head  -  Hart Side  -  Green Side (White Stones)  -  Stybarrow Dodd  -  Sticks Pass  -  Raise (Helvellyn)  -  White Side  -  Lower Man (Helvellyn)  -  Helvellyn  -  Swirral Edge  -  Catstye Cam  -  Red Tarn Beck  -  Glenridding Beck  -  Glenridding Youth Hostel  -  Glenridding




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
7
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
9
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
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 Lower Man (Helvellyn) at 925m (3036ft). Lower Man (Helvellyn) is also known as an English Nuttall (8th highest in England, 21st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Catstye Cam at 890m (2921ft). Catstye Cam is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (12th highest in England, 30th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 10). Catstye Cam is also known as an English Nuttall (15th highest in England, 35th 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 c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding

In no particular order . . .

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (10)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater

Ullswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (43)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Photo: William Ringwood (42)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Photo: Hugh Turner (4)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (4)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - On Swirral Edge in the Snow

On Swirral Edge in the Snow

Photo: Mick Fox (12)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (2)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Looking up Swirral Edge

Looking up Swirral Edge

Photo: Gerry Ball (15)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater from Hart Side

Ullswater from Hart Side

Photo: David Hayter (247)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (3)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Christian Sky (2)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Looking down to Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (67)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (19)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Boredale Hause and Angletarn Pikes across Ullswater from Glenridding

Boredale Hause and Angletarn Pikes across Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: Andy Malcolm (173)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (26)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn from Swirral Edge

Helvellyn from Swirral Edge

Photo: Katherine Horrex (15)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Nanci Moll (3)


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