Helvellyn

Height: 950m/3,118ft

Grid Reference: NY341151

Fells » Eastern Fells

Lists: FRCC (003) Wainwright (E.01)

Ascents: 65

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Walk   Distance Ascent
Wed 28 Dec 2016 - Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike
Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth- Nethermost Pike - Birk Side - Comb Gill - Wythburn
5.50 miles2,630ft
Sat 29 Oct 2016 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,450ft
Sat 16 Jan 2016 - Helvellyn in the snow
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sat 21 Nov 2015 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sat 9 May 2015 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,450ft
Tue 9 Sep 2014 - 60th Helvellyn
Glenridding village - Mires Beck path - Birkhouse Moor - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Red Tarn Beck path - Glenridding (Greenside Road) - Glenridding village
9.00 miles3,020ft
Tue 29 Apr 2014 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Thu 30 Jan 2014 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sun 17 Nov 2013 - Dollywaggon Pike to Helvellyn
Dunmail Raise - Raise Beck - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - Permissive path - Dunmail Raise
7.00 miles2,700ft
Wed 3 Jul 2013 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Sat 30 Mar 2013 - Helvellyn to Raise
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stanah - road - Swirls
7.75 miles3,175ft
Tue 15 Jan 2013 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sun 30 Dec 2012 - Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Sat 17 Nov 2012 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sun 19 Feb 2012 - Catstycam and Helvellyn
Glenridding village - Mires Beck path - Birkhouse Moor - Hole-in-the-Wall - Red Tarn - Catstycam - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Glenridding (Greenside Road) - Glenridding village
9.75 miles3,300ft
Fri 13 Jan 2012 - 50th Helvellyn
Dunmail Raise - Raise Beck - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - Permissive path - Dunmail Raise
7.00 miles2,700ft
Sat 17 Dec 2011 - Helvellyn to Raise
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - above Stanah - Thirlspot - Swirls
7.75 miles3,200ft
Sun 11 Dec 2011 - Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls
6.75 miles2,950ft
Sun 14 Aug 2011 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Sun 26 Dec 2010 - Helvellyn again
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Sat 25 Dec 2010 - Helvellyn on Christmas Day
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Sun 15 Aug 2010 - Dollywaggon Pike to Helvellyn
Dunmail Raise - Raise Beck - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
6.25 miles2,700ft
Tue 22 Jun 2010 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Fri 18 Dec 2009 - Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Wed 9 Sep 2009 - Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls
6.75 miles2,950ft
Wed 31 Dec 2008 - 40th Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Fri 24 Oct 2008 - Helvellyn from Stanah
Stanah - Sticks Pass - Raise - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - 'White Stones' route - Stanah
8.00 miles3,200ft
Wed 17 Sep 2008 - Helvellyn via Mines Gill
Wythburn - forest path - Mines Gill - Brownrigg Well - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Comb Gill - Wythburn
5.00 miles2,600ft
Wed 9 Jul 2008 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,540ft
Mon 24 Mar 2008 - Helvellyn and the Dodds
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Calfhow Pike - Clough Head - Threlkeld Knotts - Hilltop Quarries - Wanthwaite
10.75 miles4,000ft
Sat 2 Feb 2008 - Wild Helvellyn
Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls - forest path - Wythburn
6.75 miles3,000ft
Sat 6 Oct 2007 - Hard Tarn, Red Tarn and Lanty's Tarn
Patterdale - Grisedale - Ruthwaite Lodge - Ruthwaite Cove - Hard Tarn - east ridge - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Red Tarn - Birkhouse Moor - Lanty's Tarn - Grisedale - Patterdale
10.50 miles3,300ft
Sat 28 Apr 2007 - Patterdale to Scales
Patterdale - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Calfhow Pike - Clough Head - White Pike - Mariel Bridge - Lobbs - Wallthwaite - Scales
15.50 miles4,450ft
Mon 2 Apr 2007 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sat 3 Mar 2007 - Helvellyn via Whelpside Gill
Wythburn - Whelpside Gill - Brownrigg Well - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - Dollywaggon Pike - the head of Raise Beck - Seat Sandal - Dunmail Raise - Permissive path - Wythburn
7.00 miles3,450ft
Sun 18 Feb 2007 - Helvellyn and Raise
Glenridding village - Greenside Road - Keppel Cove Dam - old pony-track zig-zags - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Stang End - Greenside Road - Glenridding village
10.50 miles3,300ft
Thu 25 Jan 2007 - Double Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Red Tarn - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
6.50 miles3,300ft
Mon 25 Dec 2006 - Helvellyn
Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stanah
6.50 miles3,150ft
Sat 9 Dec 2006 - Helvellyn via Striding Edge
Glenridding village - Keldas - Lanty's Tarn - Birkhouse Moor - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Greenside Road - Glenridding village
9.50 miles3,300ft
Sun 19 Nov 2006 - Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls
6.75 miles2,950ft
Mon 16 Oct 2006 - Grisedale Tarn to Sticks Pass
Glenridding village - Lanty's Tarn - Grisedale - Ruthwaite Lodge - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Sticks Gill - Greenside Mine - Greenside Road - Glenridding village
13.00 miles3,450ft
Sun 24 Sep 2006 - Helvellyn to Sticks Pass
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - above Stanah - above Thirlspot - Swirls
7.75 miles3,200ft
Sun 20 Aug 2006 - Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike
Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Raise Beck - Dunmail Raise - Permissive path - Wythburn
7.25 miles2,850ft
Tue 25 Jul 2006 - Helvellyn and White Side
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Brown Crag - above Thirlspot - Swirls
6.00 miles2,900ft
Sat 3 Jun 2006 - Catstycam to Glenridding Dodd
Glenridding village - Glenridding valley - Keppel Cove Dam - Northwest ridge - Catstycam - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - White Stones (Green Side) - Hart Side - Nick Head - Sheffield Pike - Heron Pike - Glenridding Dodd - Glenridding village
11.75 miles4,400ft
Sat 6 May 2006 - Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges
Glenridding village - Mires Beck path - Birkhouse Moor - Hole-in-the-Wall - High Spying How - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Red Tarn - Red Tarn Beck path - Glenridding valley - Glenridding village
9.25 miles3,020ft
Wed 26 Apr 2006 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - Browncove Crags path - Swirls
4.75 miles2,600ft
Sat 4 Mar 2006 - Saint Sunday Crag, Fairfield and Helvellyn
Patterdale - Arnison Crag - Trough Head - Birks - Gavel Pike - Saint Sunday Crag - Deepdale Hause - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Grisedale Hause - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Greenside Road - Glenridding village - Patterdale
14.00 miles5,250ft
Sun 26 Feb 2006 - Helvellyn and the Dodds
Dunmail Raise - Willie Wife Moor - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Calfhow Pike - Clough Head - Old Coach Road - Wanthwaite
12.50 miles4,100ft
Sat 28 Jan 2006 - Helvellyn from Swirls
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls
8.00 miles3,300ft
Sat 9 Jul 2005 - Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges
Glenridding village - Mires Beck path - Birkhouse Moor - High Spying How - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Red Tarn - Glenridding valley - Glenridding village
9.25 miles3,020ft
Sun 19 Dec 2004 - Helvellyn Ridge (White Side to Dollywaggon Pike)
Glenridding village - Greenside Road - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - Dollywaggon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Ruthwaite Lodge - Grisedale - Lanty's Tarn - Glenridding village
12.25 miles3,200ft
Sun 25 Jan 2004 - Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges
Glenridding village - Mires Beck path - Birkhouse Moor - Hole-in-the-Wall - High Spying How - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - east shoulder - Red Tarn Beck path - Greenside mines - Glenridding village
9.00 miles3,020ft
Sun 23 Nov 2003 - Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike
Wythburn - Birk Side - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Raise Beck - Dunmail Raise - Wythburn
7.25 miles2,850ft
Sat 4 Oct 2003 - The Backbone of the Eastern Fells
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Grisedale Hause - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Calfhow Pike - Clough Head - White Pike - Old Coach Road - Wanthwaite
17.50 miles6,200ft
Fri 13 Sep 2002 - Helvellyn Ridge (Dollywaggon Pike to White Side)
Glenridding village - Lanty's Tarn - Grisedale - Ruthwaite Lodge - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Greenside Road - Glenridding village
12.25 miles3,200ft
Sun 21 Jul 2002 - Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges
Glenridding village - Keldas - Lanty's Tarn - Hole-in-the-Wall - High Spying How - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - east shoulder - Red Tarn Beck path - Greenside mines - Glenridding village
10.00 miles3,100ft
Sun 3 Mar 2002 - Helvellyn
Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls
6.75 miles3,000ft
 Sat 21 Jun 1997 - Dunmail Raise to Threlkeld via Fairfield and Helvellyn
Dunmail Raise - Seat Sandal - Fairfield - Dollywaggon Pike - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Clough Head - Threlkeld
  
 Sun 15 Aug 1993 - Helvellyn plus
Glenridding village - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale - Glenridding village
13.50 miles4,090ft
 Sun 29 Mar 1992 - Helvellyn
Glenridding village - White Side - Helvellyn - Grisedale Tarn - Glenridding village
  
 Tue 24 Sep 1991 - The Backbone of the Eastern Fells
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Dollywaggon Pike - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Clough Head - White Pike - Newsham Farm - Threlkeld
16.50 miles5,750ft
 Sun 1 May 1988 - The Four 3000s
Keswick, Moot Hall - Millbeck - Carl Side - Skiddaw - St John's in the Vale - Helvellyn - Wythburn - Stake Pass - Angle Tarn - Esk Hause - Scafell Pike - Foxes Tarn - Scafell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Seathwaite, Borrowdale
  
 Sat 10 Oct 1987 - Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges
Patterdale - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Patterdale
  
 Sat 31 Jan 1987 - Helvellyn from Dunmail Raise
Dunmail Raise - Dollywaggon Pike - The Tongue - Ruthwaite Cove - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Birk Side - Dunmail Raise