Helm Crag

Start point: Roadside parking near to Helmside (NY 332 096)

Helmside – Greenburn – Bracken Hause – Helm Crag – Greenburn – Helmside

Distance: 1.8 miles     Total Ascent: 290 metres     Time Taken: 1 hour

Weather: Frequent heavy showers. 13C.

There was rain everywhere this morning with only the odd bright patch shining through. One of those bright patches was Helm Crag so I opted for a walk up to it from Helmside, a short and steep ascent that one was. I managed to climb The Howitzer too, the Wainwright summit that Wainwright famously never reached as it was too tricky. Even Casper had a good go at it today though!

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