Helvellyn Mountain (Lake District) Reviews
Description:Sightseeing National / Lake District / England
Newest Review: ... walkers. On a personal note, I first climbed this route at age eight (showing how difficult it is!). Also in the party was my Granny, at that point again about eighty three. Although the climb itself was a challenge, I remember the walk with real affection and can still picture the magical view from the summit, looking down over the two slender ridges. Helvellyn by the Edges The Edges ... more
Customer Helvellyn Mountain (Lake District) Reviews (2)
by - written on 03/11/09 (Very useful, 395 readings)
Helvellyn, lying as it does between the lakes of Ullswater and Thirlmere, is one of the most imposing of lakeland's mountains. At 950m it is only counted as the third highest mountain in England, but with its wide top and two sharp sided, narrow topped ridges, it holds a high place in the affection of lakeland's fell walkers. Location and Access To climb Helvellyn, climbers can take either one of two routes. You can either park at Swirls on the Thirlmere side and take the easier route, or park at Glenridding on the Ullswater side in order to attempt the more difficult Helvellyn by the Edges. The Thirlmere Route The Thirlmere ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/10/09 (Very useful, 127 readings)
Living in the Northwest and being a keen walker/climber the Lake District has always been my favourite playground. And my favourite climbing frame in Lakeland has always been this mountain. Helvellyn. Helvellyn stands at 950 meters or 3117 feet above sea level. It is the third highest mountain in England. Situated in the Eastern Fells Helvellyn stands out from its neighbours with its jagged edges and dominating dome summit. This really is the Lake Districts signature peak and has given climbers and walkers hours of fun for many many years. There are many different routes up Helvellyn, routers that suite every standard of walker. There are ... Read the complete review
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