Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike

Sun 20 Aug 2006

Route: Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Raise Beck - Dunmail Raise - Permissive path - Wythburn

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 2,850ft

Time: 4 hours

With: Anne


In cloud on the summits but otherwise lots of sunshine

© Crown copyright. All rights reserved. Licence number AL100038401

One of the two crosses on Wythburn Church roof

Steel Fell and the Wythburn Valley

Thirlmere from the ascent of Helvellyn from Wythburn

The way ahead, Birk Side in cloud

The head of Thirlmere and Harrop Tarn

Patterdale and Place Fell

Striding Edge

Anne at the trig point on Helvellyn's summit

Grisedale and Saint Sunday Crag from the descent off Dollywaggon Pike

The view west with Bowfell and Scafell Pike clear of the cloud

Seat Sandal

Looking across Grisedale Tarn to Great Rigg and Grisedale Hause

The north face of Fairfield

Looking down Raise Beck to Dunmail Raise

Raise Beck

Raise Beck

Raise Beck

Raise Beck


Previous Walk: Fellbarrow and Low Fell (Sat 19 Aug 2006)

Next Walk: Great Crag from Stonethwaite (Tue 22 Aug 2006)

Back to Top