Helvellyn

Height: 950m/3,118m

Grid Reference: NY341151

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

Ascents: 68

Ridges route to:

Sat 14 Sep 2019 - 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 miles 3,020ft ascent]

Sun 5 Nov 2017 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,450ft ascent]

Thu 18 May 2017 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,450ft 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 miles 2,630ft ascent]

Sat 29 Oct 2016 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,450ft ascent]

Sat 16 Jan 2016 - Helvellyn in the snow

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

Sat 21 Nov 2015 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

Sat 9 May 2015 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,450ft ascent]

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 miles 3,020ft ascent]

Tue 29 Apr 2014 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

Thu 30 Jan 2014 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

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 miles 2,700ft ascent]

Wed 3 Jul 2013 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

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 miles 3,175ft ascent]

Tue 15 Jan 2013 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

Sun 30 Dec 2012 - Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

Sat 17 Nov 2012 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

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 miles 3,300ft ascent]

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 miles 2,700ft ascent]

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 miles 3,200ft ascent]

Sun 11 Dec 2011 - Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls [6.75 miles 2,950ft ascent]

Sun 14 Aug 2011 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

Sun 26 Dec 2010 - Helvellyn again

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

Sat 25 Dec 2010 - Helvellyn on Christmas Day

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

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 miles 2,700ft ascent]

Tue 22 Jun 2010 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

Fri 18 Dec 2009 - Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

Wed 9 Sep 2009 - Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls [6.75 miles 2,950ft ascent]

Wed 31 Dec 2008 - 40th Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

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 miles 3,200ft ascent]

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 miles 2,600ft ascent]

Wed 9 Jul 2008 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,540ft ascent]

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 miles 4,000ft ascent]

Sat 2 Feb 2008 - Wild Helvellyn

Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls - forest path - Wythburn [6.75 miles 3,000ft ascent]

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 miles 3,300ft ascent]

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 miles 4,450ft ascent]

Mon 2 Apr 2007 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

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 miles 3,450ft ascent]

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 miles 3,300ft ascent]

Thu 25 Jan 2007 - Double Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Red Tarn - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [6.50 miles 3,300ft ascent]

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 miles 3,150ft ascent]

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 miles 3,300ft ascent]

Sun 19 Nov 2006 - Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls [6.75 miles 2,950ft ascent]

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 miles 3,450ft ascent]

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 miles 3,200ft ascent]

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 miles 2,850ft ascent]

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 miles 2,900ft ascent]

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 miles 4,400ft ascent]

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 miles 3,020ft ascent]

Wed 26 Apr 2006 - Helvellyn from Swirls

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - Browncove Crags path - Swirls [4.75 miles 2,600ft ascent]

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 miles 4,100ft ascent]

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 miles 3,300ft ascent]

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 miles 3,020ft ascent]

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 miles 3,020ft ascent]

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 miles 2,850ft ascent]

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 miles 6,200ft ascent]

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 miles 3,100ft ascent]

Sun 3 Mar 2002 - Helvellyn

Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls [6.75 miles 3,000ft ascent]

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 miles 5,750ft ascent]

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