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, 165th 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, 204th 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 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 . . .

Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Helvellyn and Red Tarn from below Swirral Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (5)

Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Swirral Edge, Helvellyn

Photo: Hugh Turner (4)

*The Helvellyn summit ridge, Whiteside, Thirlmere and Watson's Dodd from Raise (Helvellyn) summit

*The Helvellyn summit ridge, Whiteside, Thirlmere and Watson's Dodd from Raise (Helvellyn) summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (27)

Dave Munro and Red Tarn from Helvellyn with Striding Edge beyond

Dave Munro and Red Tarn from Helvellyn with Striding Edge beyond

Photo: Paul Holroyd (7)

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

The aircraft memorial on Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (36)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

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)

Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Descending Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: David Cooper (3)

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Helvellyn

Photo: Iain Macdonald (2)


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