Start point: Wythburn (NY 324 136)

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

Distance: 5.8 miles    Total Ascent: 924 metres     Time Taken: 3 hours 30 minutes     Start Time: 06:40

Weather: Freezing, some cloud and a cold wind. 0ºC

I seem to be following a bit of a pattern here with heading out early, chasing the sunrise but I find it is well worth it. Today’s views were just jaw dropping with the sun lighting up the fells with some fabulous colours. The wind was very strong making it feel like a bit of an Arctic expedition at times and I was well layered up for this one.

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