Helvellyn Ridge (Dollywaggon Pike to White Side)

Fri 13 Sep 2002

Route: Glenridding village - Lanty's Tarn - Grisedale - Ruthwaite Lodge - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Swallow Scarth - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Greenside Road - Glenridding village

Distance: 12.25 miles

Ascent: 3,200ft

Time: 5 hours 15 minutes

With: On Own


Hot, sunny, hazy

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Ullswater from a view point on the path up to Lanty's Tarn

Panorama of Glenridding

Looking up Grisedale to Dollywaggon and Nethermost Pikes

Upper Grisedale

Ruthwaite Lodge

Looking back down Grisedale from Ruthwaite Lodge

Grisedale Tarn with Seat Sandal behind

North from Dollywaggon Pike summit

360 Panorama from Dollywaggon Pike's summit

Saint Sunday Crag

Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike from the cairn on the top of High Crag

Striding Edge

Helvellyn summit

Helvellyn summit

Red Tarn

Helvellyn Lower Man with Skiddaw in the distance

Catstycam and Helvellyn joined by Swirral Edge

Browncove Crags and Thirlmere from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

The path to White Side from Helvellyn Lower Man

White Side summit


Looking down Glenridding valley

Glenridding valley from above Greenside Mine

Previous Walk: A circuit of Grange Fell (Sat 31 Aug 2002)

Next Walk: Causey Pike plus (Sat 14 Sep 2002)

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