Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

Superb high level walk


Route outline for walk c394:

- Glenridding  -   Glenridding Dodd  -   Sheffield Pike  -   Nick Head  -   Sticks Pass  -   Raise (Helvellyn)  -   White Side  -   Lower Man (Helvellyn)  -   Helvellyn  -   Swirral Edge  -   Catstye Cam  -   Glenridding Beck  -   Glenridding Youth Hostel  -   Glenridding.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
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); 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 Map:

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 c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

In no particular order . . .

Thirlmere

Thirlmere

Photo: Paul Coulter (16)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

Photo: Gerry Ball (13)

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)

Thirlmere from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Thirlmere from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (11)

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Photo: Roy Smith (6)

Catstye Cam (shoulder left) and Raise (Helvellyn) above Keppel Cove from Red Tarn Beck in the snow

Catstye Cam (shoulder left) and Raise (Helvellyn) above Keppel Cove from Red Tarn Beck in the snow

Photo: Mick Fox (13)

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)

Looking up Swirral Edge

Looking up Swirral Edge

Photo: Gerry Ball (15)


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