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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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:


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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 - 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 - Helvellyn summit plateau

Helvellyn summit plateau

Photo: Craig Carter (8)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - On Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater behind

On Glenridding Dodd with Ullswater behind

Photo: Anthony Waldron (10)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Me and my father John at the summit of Helvellyn at the beginning of Feb 2012

Me and my father John at the summit of Helvellyn at the beginning of Feb 2012

Photo: Helen Robinson (1)

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

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (39)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Striding Edge from the lower slopes of Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (31)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (3)

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

Helvellyn summit shelter

Photo: Craig Carter (9)

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 - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - Striding Edge from Helvellyn in all its glory

Striding Edge from Helvellyn in all its glory

Photo: Roger Nunns (1)

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

On Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (3)

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 - The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (37)

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

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Iain Macdonald (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 - Looking up Swirral Edge

Looking up Swirral Edge

Photo: Gerry Ball (15)

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

Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (5)

Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike 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)


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