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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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). 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).

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 c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

In no particular order . . .

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

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)

Thirlmere from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Thirlmere from Lower Man (Helvellyn)

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (11)

Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn

Striding Edge and Red Tarn (Helvellyn) from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Royle (6)

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Roger Stone (1)

Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Me at the summit trig point on Helvellyn

Photo: Peter Pearson (2)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (2)

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Musicians on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Lavery (3)


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