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

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 in England, 14th in England & Wales). Helvellyn is classified as a Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 164th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Lower Man (Helvellyn), 925m (3036ft). Lower Man (Helvellyn) is also known as an English Nuttall (8th in England, 21st in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Catstye Cam, 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 in England, 35th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Raise (Helvellyn), 883m (2898ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (14th Eng, 34th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 12) and an English Nuttall (17th Eng, 39th Eng & Wal); White Side 863m (2832ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (18th Eng, 40th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 16) and an English Nuttall (22nd Eng, 47th Eng & Wal); Stybarrow Dodd 843m (2767ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (24th Eng, 50th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 21) and an English Nuttall (31st Eng, 59th Eng & Wal); Green Side (White Stones) 795m (2609ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (44th Eng, 81st Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (53rd Eng, 98th Eng & Wal); Hart Side 756m (2481ft) - a Wainwright (No. 61) and an English Nuttall (81st Eng, 140th Eng & Wal); Sheffield Pike 675m (2215ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (121st Eng, 205th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 99) and an English Nuttall (162nd Eng, 272nd Eng & Wal) and Glenridding Dodd 442m (1451ft) - a Wainwright (No. 193).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Base Brown summit cairn

Base Brown summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (533)

White Side summit cairn

White Side summit cairn

Photo: Paul Coulter (11)

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Photo: David Morecroft (19)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roy Smith (2)

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (3)

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Iain Macdonald (4)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Paul Coulter (12)

Ullswater from Sheffield Pike summit

Ullswater from Sheffield Pike summit

Photo: David Hayter (334)


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