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Helvellyn

Height 950 metres/3117 feet     Grid Reference NY 34167 15158     Wainwright - The Eastern Fells

 Helvellyn is the third highest fell in the Lake District and one of the four over 3000 feet. Of course, the best way to get up there is to climb via the finest ridge in the District, Striding Edge!

Striding Edge information

Helvellyn summit.

The summit of Helvellyn.

Striding Edge from Helvellyn.

Swirral Edge and Catstycam from Helvellyn.

Beautiful sunshine, beautiful inversion, beautiful snow.

A 360 degree panorama from Helvellyn. Select on the image to open a larger version.

Date Walk
Wednesday 5th December 2012

Wythburn - Birk Side - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywaggon Pike - Wythburn

Tuesday 9th October 2012

Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Birkhouse Moor - Patterdale

Thursday 15th September 2011

Patterdale - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - East Ridge - Grisedale - Patterdale

Tuesday 12th October 2010

Patterdale - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Seat Sandal - Deepdale Hause - Saint Sunday Crag - Birks - Patterdale

Monday 24th May 2010 Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Patterdale
Thursday 11th March 2010 Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Patterdale
Friday 18th December 2009 Wythburn - Birk Side - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Birk Side - Wythburn
Monday 1st June 2009 Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Patterdale
Monday 26th January 2009 Swirls - Browncove Crags - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Swirls
Tuesday 9th December 2008

Patterdale - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywaggon Pike - Hause Gap - Fairfield - Cofa Pike - Saint Sunday Crag - Patterdale

Tuesday 24th June 2008

Thirlspot - Swirls - Browncove Crags - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Brown Crag (540) - Thirlspot

Monday 2nd June 2008

Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Birkhouse Moor - Patterdale

Wednesday 20th February 2008

Wythburn - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Wythburn

Monday 3rd December 2007

Patterdale - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Tarn - Patterdale

Wednesday 19th September 2007

Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Birkhouse Moor - Patterdale

Thursday 25th January 2007

Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Birkhouse Moor - Patterdale

Friday 3rd March 2006

Dunmail Raise - Willie Wife Moor - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Raise Beck - Dunmail Raise

Friday 3rd February 2006

Wythburn - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - Swirls - Wythburn

Thursday 17th November 2005

Patterdale - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Hole-in-the Wall - Patterdale

Friday 28th January 2005

Patterdale - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike (273) - High Crag (274) - Dollywagon Pike (275) - Grisedale Tarn - Patterdale

Monday 8th November 2004

Glenridding - Glenridding Dodd (199) - Heron Pike (Glenridding) (200) - Sheffield Pike (201) - Sticks Pass - Raise (202) - White Side (203) - Helvellyn Lower Man (204) - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstycam - Glenridding

Tuesday 8th June 2004

Glenridding - Keldas - Lanty's Tarn - Birkhouse Moor (45) - Hole-in-the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn (46) - Swirral Edge - Catstycam (47) - Glenridding

7th November 2003 Patterdale - Birkhouse Moor (140) - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike (141) - Dollywagon Pike (142) - Seat Sandal (143) - Fairfield - Cofa Pike - Saint Sunday Crag - Birks - Patterdale
23rd April 2003 Patterdale - Striding Edge - Helvellyn (13) - Catstycam (14) - Patterdale

 

 

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