Helvellyn from Swirls

Sat 29 Oct 2016

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

With: On Own


The forecast suggested there would be a chance of a cloud inversion with the high tops being above the cloud, not for me! In the cloud and drizzle at the summit.

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Sunrise and the light catches Blencathra

Looking back down on Thirlmere

Swirls Gate and I'm now in the cloud

Helvellyn's trig point

The summit

Summit shelter

Back down and back below the cloud

Previous Walk: Circuit of Buttermere (Sat 1 Oct 2016)

Next Walk: Loughrigg Fell (Sun 30 Oct 2016)

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