These cookies do not store any personal information. polyline_options: { color: '#c40d00', weight: 10, opacity: 0.7 }, Helvellyn from Wythburn. summary: false, But if you are going to climb her in any circumstances please go prepared with the correct equipment. Take the left path and continue for a few metres before turning left to climb to Nethermost Pike summit, which is marked with a low cairn. A party of three inexperienced walkers were intending to ascend Helvellyn on the usual path from Wythburn, Thirlmere. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. We did the loop from Swirls car park which is 15km long. The walk begins by taking a well defined (and signposted) path at the back of Swirls car park. 4. #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; width:100%;}
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We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. What an amazing walk, providing you have the right gear! We witnessed some people attempting to walk in trainers which defies belief. Walk upstream for a few metres to find an easier crossing. Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1. We reached the summit but the weather was horrendous at best!! Alternatively, free on street parking Level of difficulty: 3.5 – some scrambling involved, short steep section, both ridges are a bit exposed Helvellyn weather: Helvellyn weather forecast Located just below Nethermost Pike to the south of Helvellyn, this hidden spot was the perfect place for us to get off the trail and camp. minZoom: 10, The grassy path gradually becomes more defined as it bears right and steadily climbs across the hillside. Start - OS grid reference NY386169 Lat 54.543618 // Long -2.950604 Postcode CA11 0PD (approx. The scenery includes three deep glacial coves and two sharp-topped ridges on the eastern side (Striding Edge and Swirral Edge). The final part of the loop back to the car park through the forest is lovely. Given it was on the western side of Helvellyn it was felt this was a job for Keswick and because of difficulties in contacting the informant, due to poor phone signal, one team member was asked to meet her and glean further information. Turn right, keeping the stone wall on your left and follow the path, with great views of Thirlmere appearing ahead. Surface Lot • 82 Spaces • £££££ A591. downloadLink: false, Within 5 minutes the visibility was reduced to 10 metres at best. Striding edge is fantastic although could be dangerous depending on weather etc. Whilst staying in Grasmere, the two of us completed the Swirls to Helvellyn walk on Thursday 23rd August 2018. Striding Edge, Red Tarn and Swirral Edge are all visible on a clear day. var leisure = L.tileLayer(serviceUrl + '/Leisure_27700/{z}/{x}/{y}.png?key=' + apiKey, { Route Map & Profile Walk Grading. Helvellyn from Wythburn; Britain's Favourite Walk. Head to the far left-hand corner of Swirls car park. We reached the summit but the weather was horrendous at best!! If heading southwards on the A591 Shortly after passing the ‘Kings Head’ there is a short rise in the road. 10. Helvellyn is a beautiful climb set in scenery that will take your breath away. 6. Continue to follow the left bank until a signpost to Helvellyn directs you over another footbridge to the right bank. 8. map.gestureHandling.enable(); legend: false, Swirls Car Park. The path gradually bears left to climb across the hillside, heading to a second cairn. Within 5 minutes the visibility was reduced to 10 metres at best. }); Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. The final section of the route runs through a forestry track with impressive views over Thirlmere. Once we escaped the low cloud the scenery is stunning. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. (at 74 this is a factor!) 13. }; Keep right at the fork, following the signposts for Helvellyn. The path crosses a series of bridges, with fantastic views of the reservoir. var mapOptions = { Turn left and continue on the well-defined rocky footpath. Hard slog in cold northerly wind but worth it! Helvellyn is the third-highest point both in England and in the Lake District, and access to Helvellyn is easier than to the two higher peaks of Scafell Pike and Sca Fell. 12. marker: 'position-marker', Swirls Car Park A591. The gravel road continues for just over 2km before reaching a fork. 16. The path gradually becomes increasingly steep and there are a few small sections of scree. 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