Helvellyn from Swirls

Sat 21 Nov 2015

Route: Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - below Browncove Crags - Swirls

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,600ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: On Own


A dusting of snow at all levels. Cold in the wind.

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Looking through St John's in the Vale to Blencathra

Great Gable to Grisedale Pike

The Skiddaw fells with Blencathra on the right

The view west

The ridge north and Blencathra in the far distance

Zooming in on Bowfell, Esk Pike and Scafell Pike

Catstycam with the North Pennines beyond

Looking back with Lower Man on the right

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn's summit cross shelter

The trig point from the true summit

Catstycam from the top of Swirral Edge

Looking down Helvellyn Lower Man's north ridge


My way ahead, off path down below Browncove Crags

Looking back up

Heading down

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