Start point: Patterdale (NY 394 160)
Patterdale – Hole-in-the-Wall – Striding Edge – Helvellyn – Nethermost 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…