Helvellyn from Swirls

Wed 26 Apr 2006

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,600ft

Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

With: On Own


An after work walk (18:00 to 20:20), overcast, light winds

© Crown copyright. All rights reserved. Licence number AL100038401

Helvellyn Gill and Browncove Crags from Swirls

Great How and Blencathra

Raven Crag above Thirlmere, the Skiddaw fells in the distance and the wooded conical Great How

Looking over the central fells towards Bowfell (far left) and the Scafells and Great Gable (tops in cloud)

Helvellyn Lower Man, Nethermost Pike, High Crag and Seat Sandal from the top of Browncove Crags

Helvellyn's summit

The view south from Helvellyn's summit

Red Tarn and Striding Edge

Swirral Edge to Catstycam with Ullswater beyond

Northerly panorama from the top of Swirral Edge (Helvellyn Lower Man to Catstycam)

North westerly panorama from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

Catstycam, Swirral Edge and Helvellyn from Lower Man

Looking over the top of Browncove Crags to the north western fells

Looking north to the Skiddaw fells from the descent to Swirls

Looking down on Thirlmere and Swirls

High Seat with the north western fells behind

The Skiddaw Fells

Previous Walk: Wansfell (Sat 22 Apr 2006)

Next Walk: The spine of the central fells (Sat 29 Apr 2006)

Back to Top