A long walk over the entire Helvellyn range from north to south.
 

 

Date: 12th June 2009
Start Location: St John's In The Vale
Time Started: 09:45
Duration: 9 Hours 40 Minutes
Distance: 24.8km - 15.41 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 1700m (5576ft)
Highest Point: Helvellyn (950m/3118ft)
Parking: N/A
Weather: Sunny
Difficulty: Very Difficult
St John's In The Vale - Old Coach Road - Red Screes - Clough Head (59) (726m/2382ft) - Calfhow Pike (663m/2175ft)Great Dodd (60) (857m/2812ft) - Watsons Dodd (61) (789m/2588ft) - Stybarrow Dodd (62) (843m/2766ft) - Sticks Pass - Raise (63) (883m/2897ft)White Side (64) (863m/2831ft) - Helvellyn Lower ManHelvellyn (950m/3118ft) - Nethermost Pike (65) (891m/2923ft) - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike (66) (857m/2812ft)Grisedale Tarn - Tongue Gill - Mill Bridge - Grasmere
 
 
Blencathra from St John's in the Vale.
The north western fells.
Blencathra.
The north western fells from the start of the climb up to Clough Head.
High Rigg.
The Far Eastern fells from Clough Head.
Following the path to Great Dodd.
Skiddaw from the Helvellyn Range.
Bassenthwaite Lake and Scotland way beyond.
Great Gable.
The Ski Tow on Raise and St Sunday Crag beyond.
Standing on the summit of Raise.
Catstye Cam and Helvellyn.
Ullswater and Catstye Cam.
The view from Helvellyn.
Standing on the summit of Helvellyn with Striding Edge behind.
Striding Edge.
Catstye Cam, Ullswater and Red Tarn.
Looking north along the Helvellyn Range to Skiddaw and Blencathra.
St Sunday Crag.
Striding Edge.
Fairfield.
St Sunday Crag and Hard Tarn.
A close up of Hard Tarn. Trail says that this is a great place for a little swim, but difficult to get to.
Grisedale Tarn and Great Rigg.
Grisedale Tarn and Seat Sandal.
Fairfield.
Following the path down to Tongue Gill.
Awesome rock formations on Seat Sandal.
Looking back up Tongue Gill from the road into Grasmere.