Helvellyn from Swirls

Tue 29 Apr 2014

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,540ft

Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

With: On own


Sunshine, hazy, hardly a breath of wind

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Above Swirls and its very hazy

Skiddaw can just about be made out in the distance

Looking down on Thirlmere with Hawes How Island on the left and Deergarth How Island on the right

The view from Swirls Gate

White Side and the view north

Brown Cove and Catstycam, a little bit of snow still remains

Catstycam and Swirral Edge

Helvellyn summit

The view south from the summit

The Gough Memorial, above Striding Edge

Catstycam and Red Tarn

Helvellyn Lower Man

Heading back down

Previous Walk: Barrow (Sun 27 Apr 2014)

Next Walk: High Stile to Fleetwith Pike (Sat 3 May 2014)

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