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 - Green Side (White Stones) summit with Ullswater beyond

Green Side (White Stones) summit with Ullswater beyond

Photo: David Hayter (246)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Me by the large cairn on the summit of Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater in the background

Me by the large cairn on the summit of Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (503)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - On Raise (Helvellyn)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Paul Coulter (12)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - On the summit of Helvellyn

On the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Glenn Philpott (2)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater from the cairn on Birkett Fell near Hart Side

Ullswater from the cairn on Birkett Fell near Hart Side

Photo: David Hayter (248)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Photo: Roy Smith (6)

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

The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Hopper (1)

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 - White Side summit cairn

White Side summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (11)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Catstye Cam and The Glenridding Beck Valley from near Nick Head

Catstye Cam and The Glenridding Beck Valley from near Nick Head

Photo: David Hayter (335)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - 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)

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

Swirral Edge (Helvellyn)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (34)

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 - Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (17)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)


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