Striding Edge

Start point: Patterdale (NY 394 160)

Patterdale – Hole-in-the-Wall – Striding Edge – HelvellynNethermost Pike (273)High Crag (274)Dollywaggon Pike (275) – Grisedale Tarn – Patterdale

Weather: Sunny at first, gradually becoming overcast. Cold, biting wind on the tops.

As it is StridingEdge ‘s first birthday on Monday, what could be a more fitting walk than an ascent of Helvellyn across Striding Edge. The day promised to be clear but by the time I reached Helvellyn across a deserted Striding Edge, the cloud and cold wind arrived. Still, it was a very enjoyable round…

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