Helvellyn from Swirls

Wed 3 Jul 2013

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,540ft

Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

With: On own


5:30pm start. In cloud on the top and windy

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Looking over Great How to the Skiddaw fells

The path up Browncove Crags

Looking down on Thirlmere with Hawes How Island and Deergarth How Island

Lower Man (and Helvellyn), cloud free, from the top of Browncove Crags

Swirral Edge

Helvellyn summit trig point

Helvellyn summit cross shelter, great views!

Helvellyn summit

Looking down Swirral Edge, not my route today

Red Tarns briefly appears

White Side and Raise to the north

The Skiddaw fells and Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance

Steel Fell and the Wythburn valley

Heading back down

Browncove Crags from the road

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