Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

The 'easiest' way up Lakeland's most climbed mountain


Route outline for walk c432:

The Swirls  -  Helvellyn Gill  -  Browncove Crags  -  Lower Man (Helvellyn)  -  Helvellyn  -  Lower Man (Helvellyn)  -  Browncove Crags  -  Helvellyn Gill  -  The Swirls




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
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 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 can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

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

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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Superb view of Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Christian Sky (2)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Darryl at the top of Helvellyn

Photo: Nanci Moll (3)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Dave Blanchard (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn

Helvellyn

Photo: Derek Cambers (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Nethermost Pike and Dollwaggon Pike from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (38)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Kepple Cove and Glenridding Common from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Kepple Cove and Glenridding Common from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Photo: Kate Daniel (2)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Striding Edge and St Sunday Crag from Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (4)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from the top of Helvellyn, May 2012

Catstye Cam and Red Tarn from the top of Helvellyn, May 2012

Photo: Christine Leach (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - 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 c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roger Stone (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Thirlmere from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Thirlmere from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (11)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

The famous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Hopper (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (32)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (17)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On the summit of Helvellyn

On the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Glenn Philpott (2)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (40)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (4)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Me on Helvellyn Summit

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (2)


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