Helvellyn

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Sun 30 Dec 2012

Route: Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,540ft

Time: 3 hours

With: On own

Notes:

Wild, very very windy on the summit plateau. Forecast: Wind at 500m - 60 mph with gusts around 70mph close to the summits and over exposed ridges. Readings from Helvellyn summit at 11:45 by the fell top assessor: Temperature minus 1.6C, Wind chill minus 12.6C, Maximum wind speed 41.9mph, Average wind speed Westerly, 32.9mph

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