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). Helvellyn is also classified as an English Marilyn (2nd highest in England, 164th highest in the UK).

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 Raise (Helvellyn) at 883m (2898ft). Raise (Helvellyn) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (14th highest in England, 34th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 12) and an English Nuttall (17th highest in England, 39th highest in England & Wales) ; White Side at 863m (2832ft). White Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (18th highest in England, 40th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 16) and an English Nuttall (22nd highest in England, 47th highest in England & Wales) ; Sheffield Pike at 675m (2215ft). Sheffield Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (121st highest in England, 205th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 99) and an English Nuttall (162nd highest in England, 272nd highest in England & Wales) ; Glenridding Dodd at 442m (1451ft). Glenridding Dodd is classified as a Wainwright (No. 193) .

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 . . .

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (2)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn above Red Tarn from the col between Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam

Striding Edge and Helvellyn above Red Tarn from the col between Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam

Photo: Brian Balfe (15)

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (4)

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)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (17)

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Christian Sky (2)

Helvellyn summit plateau

Helvellyn summit plateau

Photo: Craig Carter (8)

Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Photo: Hugh Turner (4)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

On Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Paul Coulter (12)

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Striding Edge from Helvellyn summit

Photo: David Booth (5)


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