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

In no particular order . . .

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Pearson (2)

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

Ullswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (43)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - *Catstye Cam (left), Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from White Side

*Catstye Cam (left), Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from White Side

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (8)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Looking towards Bassenthwaite and The Skiddaw Massif from Raise (Helvellyn)

Looking towards Bassenthwaite and The Skiddaw Massif from Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (30)

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 - Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: Craig Carter (10)

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

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (32)

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

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roy Smith (2)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

The Runaway Ramblers on Helvellyn

Photo: David Morecroft (12)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Anthea and Graham on Helvellyn summit with Ullswater in the distance

Anthea and Graham on Helvellyn summit with Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Graham Stainsby (1)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (37)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Ant, John, Ken & Jim on top of Sheffield Pike last year

Ant, John, Ken & Jim on top of Sheffield Pike last year

Photo: Anthony Waldron (11)

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 - Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Ullswater from the summit of Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam, Red Tarn (Helvellyn) and Ullswater from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Katherine Horrex (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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