Helvelyn :- route details

This walk starts in the car park at Glenridding and follows the public foot path up and over Striding edge, which is narrow and steep sided. From here we follow the path to the top of Helvellyn and then on to the spot height about Keppel Cove. The path then winds its way down to Glenridding.

   Helvelyn map 2 (56307 bytes)

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

  Helvelyn map 2 (56307 bytes)

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

Exact details of this route are given below :-

 
From To Distance Height Time Description
381 168 359 155 2.9 Km. 500 m. 2 hrs. 15 mins. Car park to hole in the wall
359 155 341 152 2 250 1 hr. 20 mins. Hole in the wall to Helvellyn
341 152 343 174 2.8 130 45 mins. Helvellyn to Raise
343 174 347 170 0.6 - 12 mins. Raise to path
347 170 381 168 4.5 - 1 hr. 30 mins. Path to car park
  Totals 10.8 Km. 880 m 7 hrs Including 1 hour for rests