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

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 c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

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Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor (foreground left), Catstye Cam (foreground centre), White Side (centre right) and Raise (Helvellyn) (right) with Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground left), Catstye Cam (foreground centre), White Side (centre right) and Raise (Helvellyn) (right) with Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (27)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding<br>with Place Fell in the background

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding
with Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Trueman (3)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - With work colleagues on the summit of Helvellyn on a sponsored walk

With work colleagues on the summit of Helvellyn on a sponsored walk

Photo: Kate Daniel (1)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Keppel Cove and Catstye Cam from White Side

Keppel Cove and Catstye Cam from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (5)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

Photo: John Gilllatt (1)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (26)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: William Ringwood (40)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

The view from Helvellyn on a cold winters afternoon

Photo: Nigel Auty (1)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike 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 c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Catstye Cam (centre) with Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Catstye Cam (centre) with Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (25)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (24)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - The famous view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Ray Foster (9)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike 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 c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike 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 c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Myself, Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Myself, Emma Cooper & Rachel Hargreaves descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: David Cooper (4)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - On the summit of Helvellyn

On the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Glenn Philpott (2)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Catstye Cam and The Glenridding Beck Valley from near Nick Head

Catstye Cam and The Glenridding Beck Valley from near Nick Head

Photo: David Hayter (335)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Eric and me on Helvellyn, 5 months after his hip replacement :)

Eric and me on Helvellyn, 5 months after his hip replacement :)

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (1)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Photo: Paul Coulter (14)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam and Ullswater from Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (524)


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