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Helvellyn - via Striding and Swirrel edges
by The_Greenman2000 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:18 pm
Wainwrights included on this walk: Birkhouse Moor, Catstyecam, Helvellyn
Hewitts included on this walk: Catstyecam, Helvellyn
Date walked: 06/10/2015
Time taken: 6
Distance: 12.1 km
Ascent: 970mRegister or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
the last day of our trip and the weather was still amazing. But we were quite tired after the last few days to we kept it short, just up to Helvellyn from Glenridding via Birkhouse Moor, then back again via Catstyecam so we could take in a couple of ridges.
The dog managed the ridges fine until the end of Striding edge where the drop is quite shear and he had to be lowered down.
by dav2930 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:59 pm
Nice one - you certainly timed your trip to perfection weather-wise. The circuit of the Helvellyn edges is an absolute classic. I make a point of doing this at least once every winter when conditions are good. Great pics of the developing inversion; it's a pity you didn't take or post more
by trailmasher » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:10 pm
Some great images there Greenman and a great way to go apart from the doggie drop on the end of Striding Edge . Perfect walk on a perfect day
by ChrisW » Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:23 pm
Some lovely shots there Greenman, the mist rising up the dales is a stunner, it must have been worth the hike just for that
by The_Greenman2000 » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:58 am
trailmasher wrote:Some great images there Greenman and a great way to go apart from the doggie drop on the end of Striding Edge . Perfect walk on a perfect day
Yes, I didn't mind the drop, but the dog who is getting on a little now, had to be lowered down by his harness......dignity left on the top
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