Helvellyn from Swirls

Thu 18 May 2017

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: On Own


An evening walk after work, no need for a coat.

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Looking back down on Thirlmere with the Skiddaw fells in the distance

Onwards and upwards

The steep bit over, Helvellyn Lower Man ahead but the path goes across its right flank directly to Helvellyn's summit

Catstycam, Ullswater and a bit of Red Tarn from Helvellyn's summit cairn

The view south over the summit cross shelter


The view east to Scafell Pike plus

Heading down, the view from Swirls Gate

Previous Walk: Walla Crag (Sun 30 Apr 2017)

Next Walk: Grisedale Pike and Coledale (Sat 20 May 2017)

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