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 - 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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (31)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (10)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Catstye Cam (left), Helvellyn (centre) and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) from near White Side

Catstye Cam (left), Helvellyn (centre) and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) from near White Side

Photo: Rob Barklamb (54)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)

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

Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Photo: Hugh Turner (4)

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

Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: David Cooper (3)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Photo: David Hayter (333)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Pearson (2)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Photo: Gerry Ball (13)

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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Photo: Richard Heeley (3)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (5)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (39)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - 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)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)


. . . load all 140 walk photos from Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

We would love to see your walk photographs and pictures walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding. Please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:

and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures from walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding via Facebook

You can also submit photos from walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.





Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in the UK


Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook






Find new Friends to go walking with

Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule

Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints

See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data

Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Full Site Search