Thursday, 4 October 2012


The first big hike in the Lakes this year, taking in Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn.

Elevation profile

Helvellyn route

Photos to follow...

Emerging from the trees after climbing steeply from the Wythburn Car Park

Views of Thirlmere


Visibility was somewhat reduced on the final ascent to the summit

Visibility improved somewhat to reveal the magnificence of Striding Edge

Red Tarn

Swirrel Edge and Red Tarn

Now on the way down, a view of Thirlmere

A few spots of rain provided a lovely rainbow

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