Helvellyn from Swirls

Sun 14 Aug 2011

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,540ft

Time: 2 hours 55 minutes

With: On own


4pm start, sunshine early on, cool breeze on the top

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Looking up towards Browncove Crags from the start of the walk

Skiddaw in the distance as I start the climb

The only way is up

The view north

West over Thirlmere

Towards Blencathra and Great Dodd from Swirl Gate

Nethermost Pike and Seat Sandal

Helvellyn's trig point


Ullswater and the North Pennines in the distance

Honister in sunshine


White Side in sunshine

Heading back down with Thirlmere far below

The northwestern fells

Towards Skiddaw

Great How

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