Helvellyn
Wainwright - The Eastern Fells
Height: 950m (3118ft)
Helvellyn is one of the most frequently climbed mountains in the Lake District. The famous Striding Edge is on the mountains east face along with Swirral Edge and is the most commong route of ascent. The summit is an open plateau with a very steep and sudden drop on the mountains north eastern side.
 
The summit cairn on Helvellyn.
Helvellyn's Trig Col at 949m - 1m below the highest point.
Red Tarn and Striding Edge.
Striding Edge.
January snow on Helvellyn.
19th May 2013 Patterdale - Hole in the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn (950m/3118ft) - Nethermost Pike (891m/2923ft) - Dollywaggon Pike (858m/2815ft) - Grisedale Tarn - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag (841m/2759ft) - Birks (622m/2041ft) - Trough Head - Arnison Crag (433m/1421ft) - Patterdale
22nd September 2012 Stybarrow Crag - Glenridding - Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Red Tarn Beck - Greenside Road - Stybarrow Crag
16th January 2012 Stybarrow Crag - Glenridding - Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstye Cam (198) - Red Tarn Beck - Greenside Road - Stybarrow Crag
3rd December 2011 Legburthwaite - Thirlspot - Browncove Crags - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags - Thirlspot - Legburthwaite
19th October 2011 Dunmail Raise - Raise Beck - Seat Sandal (183) - Grisedale Hause - Grisedale Tarn - Dollywagon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Birk Side - Dunmail Raise
12th June 2009 St John's In The Vale - Old Coach Road - Red Screes - Clough Head (59) - Calfhow Pike - Great Dodd (60) - Watsons Dodd (61) - Stybarrow Dodd (62) - Sticks Pass - Raise (63) - White Side (64) - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike (65) - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike (66) - Grisedale Tarn - Tongue Gill - Mill Bridge - Grasmere
24th June 2008 Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor (4) - Striding Edge - Helvellyn (5) - Swirral Edge - Red Tarn - Red Tarn Beck - Glenridding