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Helvellyn and Catstye Cam via Striding Edge

Uploaded by jmarsden on Sep 22, 2012
Region: United Kingdom

Route type: Other
Total climb: 2,608.27 ft
Distance: 11.87km, 7.38 miles.   (9)

About trip

This route is a classic from Glenridding on the bank of Ullswater to Helvellyn which is the most visited of all the Lake District mountains. The reason for its popularity is simple; there are a number of fantastic routes to access it from all directions - north (many options including Sticks Pass and White Side), east (Patterdale or our way on this walk), south (Grisedale, Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike) and west (Wythburn and Birk Side). I had previously done most ways but not this one and as it gave me and my pals another crossing of Striding Edge it was a delight. Even more so since we left by Swirral Edge, a new adventure for me. Conclusion: Awesome

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