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) 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).

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 . . .

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Our dog Ted enjoying the view in the way up Helvellyn

Our dog Ted enjoying the view in the way up Helvellyn

Photo: Karen Kazerella (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Helvellyn Summit Shelter

Photo: David Wright (268)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (41)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

John and Tony on top of Helvellyn

Photo: John Gilllatt (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Thirlmere from Browncove Crags

Thirlmere from Browncove Crags

Photo: William Ringwood (38)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Helvellyn Summit Cairn

Photo: David Wright (269)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite with Skiddaw beyond from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (19)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (20)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Starting the descent from Helvellyn via Swirral Edge

Photo: Mike Hall (3)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Red Tarn from Helvellyn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (32)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Photo: William Ringwood (39)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Helvellyn Summit

Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (12)

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

The infamous Striding Edge from Helvellyn

Photo: Andrew Fryer (2)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Christmas Day on top of Helvellyn

Photo: Arabella Bazley (1)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Striding Edge from the Helvellyn summit ridge

Photo: William Ringwood (42)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Gillian Lauder (2)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Chris Oakley (3)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Thirlmere from Helvellyn

Photo: Tony Higgs (21)

Walk c432 Helvellyn from Thirlmere - On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)


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