Helvellyn from Swirls

Thu 30 Jan 2014

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,600ft

Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

With: On own


Snowline at 2,000ft. In cloud on the summits.

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Great Gable to Pillar

Towards Skiddaw

It is steeper than it looks!

Skiddaw having ascended the steep bit

The way ahead from the top of Browncove Crags, into the cloud

Helvellyn's trig point in very poor visibility

The cross shelter

The ridge north off Helvellyn Lower Man

Looking down into Brown Cove

Browncove Crags on the left

...and again

Browncove Crags from below, can you spot the climbers?

Zooming in

Nearly out of the snow

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