Helvellyn from Swirls

Sat 28 Jan 2006

Route: Swirls - Browncove Crags path - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Birk Side - Wythburn path - forest path - Swirls

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 3,300ft

Time: 4 hours

With: On Own


Not bad, beats shopping in Manchester

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Raven Crag and a touch of snow on Skiddaw from above Swirls

Looking back down towards Swirls

Thirlmere and Skiddaw from the Browncove Crags path

Looking across Thirlmere to High Seat and Bleaberry Fell with the north western fells in the distance

The view west - Bowfell, Scafell Pike, Great End, Great Gable and Pillar on the skyline

Helvellyn Lower Man

Looking south to the flat topped Nethermost Pike

White Side, Raise and the Dodds to the north from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

Catstycam from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

Westernly panorama from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

Helvellyn from Lower Man

Swirral Edge to Catstycam

Striding Edge and Helvellyn's summit

Red Tarn with Ullswater in the distance (left)

Looking down on Striding Edge

The way ahead to Nethermost Pike

Walkers on Striding Edge

Looking back to Helvellyn from the route up Nethermost Pike

360 Panorama from Nethermost Pike's summit

Looking down on Hard Tarn from High Crag

The view north from Dollywaggon Pike's summit

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike's summit

Saint Sunday Crag from Dollywaggon Pike's summit

Great Gable, Pillar and the High Stile ridge on the skyline. Harrop Tarn just visible (bottom, right of centre)

Thirlmere from the descent to Wythburn

Steel Fell and the Wythburn valley from the permissive path above Thirlmere

Previous Walk: Nan Bield Pass and the Ill Bell Ridge (Sun 22 Jan 2006)

Next Walk: Blencathra from Mungrisdale (Sun 29 Jan 2006)

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