Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale

Lakeland's 3rd highest via the infamous Striding Edge


Route outline for walk c427:

Patterdale  -  Patterdale Church  -  Grisedale Bridge  -  Grisedale Beck  -  Brownend Plantation  -  Lanty's Tarn  -  Hole-in-the-Wall  -  Red Tarn (Helvellyn)  -  Bleaberry Crag  -  Low Spying How  -  High Spying How  -  Striding Edge  -  Helvellyn  -  Swirral Edge (optional)  -  Hole-in-the-Wall  -  Grisedale Beck  -  Patterdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
2
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 Striding Edge at 863m (2831ft). Striding Edge is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (19th highest in England, 42nd highest in England & Wales)

Striding Edge is also known as an English Nuttall (23rd highest in England, 49th highest in England & Wales).


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Edward Felstead (16)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from the summit cairn on Catstye Cam

Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from the summit cairn on Catstye Cam

Photo: Christine Shepherd (894)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Swirral Edge

Striding Edge and Red Tarn from Swirral Edge

Photo: Gerry Ball (16)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (9)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (1)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (33)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn and Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (8)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - St Sunday Crag (left) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

St Sunday Crag (left) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Alan Wainwright (10)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (7)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Birkhouse Moor from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Birkhouse Moor from Hole-in-the-Wall in the snow

Photo: Mick Fox (14)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Grisedale Beck with Helvellyn in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (6)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (4)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-Wall

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Alan Wainwright (11)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (12)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - 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 c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (2)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Helvellyn summit shelter

Helvellyn summit shelter

Photo: Craig Carter (9)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - This is me scrambling to the summit of Helvellyn after surviving Striding Edge!

This is me scrambling to the summit of Helvellyn after surviving Striding Edge!

Photo: Paula Oldham (4)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from Striding Edge

Photo: Andy Brown (1)

Walk c427 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Patterdale - Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Photo: Ian Gaylard (6)


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