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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
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:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding

In no particular order . . .

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater

Ullswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (43)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Striding Edge from the top of Swirral Edge on Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the top of Swirral Edge on Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (12)

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 - Kepple Cove and Glenridding Common from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Kepple Cove and Glenridding Common from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Photo: Kate Daniel (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 - 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)

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

Swirral Edge from the col between Helvellyn and Catstye Cam

Photo: Katherine Horrex (16)

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 - On Catstye Cam with Ullswater in the distance

On Catstye Cam with Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Jim Stamp (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 - 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)

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 - The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Andrew Fryer (2)

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 - 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)

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 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 - 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 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 - The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

Photo: Nigel Auty (1)


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