60th Helvellyn

Tue 9 Sep 2014

Route: Glenridding village - Mires Beck path - Birkhouse Moor - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Red Tarn Beck path - Glenridding (Greenside Road) - Glenridding village

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 3,020ft

Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

With: On Own

Notes:

Hardly any wind, misty patches

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[[Itm:568|The Duke of Portland Boathouse]], Ullswater

Looking back down on Glenridding village and Ullswater from the Mires Beck path

...and again from higher up

Helvellyn from Birkhouse Moor's summit

Just follow the wall

Heading up on to Striding Edge

Striding Edge

The Dixon memorial just after High Spying How at the start of Striding Edge

Looking back

Helvellyn summit

Descending Swirral Edge

Looking down on Red Tarn

Looking back towards Helvellyn from Catstycam

Glenridding from Catstycam's summit

The Whiteside zig-zags

Looking back to Catstycam from just above the Greenside Mines

Previous Walk: Langdale Pikes (Sun 7 Sep 2014)

Next Walk: Harter Fell from Mardale Head (Sun 21 Sep 2014)

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