Wild Helvellyn

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Sat 2 Feb 2008

Route: Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls - forest path - Wythburn

Distance: 6.75 miles

Ascent: 3,000ft

Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

With: David Hall


Snow on the ground at all levels. VERY windy on the summit with lots of spindrift and verglas (ice) underfoot. The pitched path down to Swirls was very slippery with the compacted snow.


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