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: Richard Nicholls (40)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: Craig Carter (10)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (3)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - White Side from Helvellyn Lower Man

White Side from Helvellyn Lower Man

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (10)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Keppel Cove and Catstye Cam from White Side

Keppel Cove and Catstye Cam from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (5)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: David Hayter (336)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (37)

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 - 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 - Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Gerry Ball (14)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (38)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Helvellyn

Helvellyn

Photo: Derek Cambers (1)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (36)

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 - Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

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 - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - Myself, Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves on the summit of Helvellyn after tackling Striding Edge

Myself, Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves on the summit of Helvellyn after tackling Striding Edge

Photo: David Cooper (2)

Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding - On Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater behind

On Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater behind

Photo: Anthony Waldron (10)


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