How long does it take to walk up Helvellyn from Glenridding?

around 6-7.5 hours
It takes around 6-7.5 hours to complete the Helvellyn walk via Striding Edge and Swirral Edge. If you’re planning to do this hike, remember that the Helvellyn walk can be dangerous in bad weather conditions, so take extra care.

Where can I walk from Glenridding?

Helvellyn via Striding Edge.

  • Helvellyn via Swirral Edge.
  • Helvellyn via the Pony Path.
  • Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike and Seat Sandal Walk from Glenridding.
  • The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale.
  • Patterdale and Place Fell Walk.
  • High Street and Angletarn Pikes From Patterdale.
  • Glencoyne and Sheffield Pike.
  • How long to walk Helvellyn up and down?

    The walk up Helvellyn takes approximately 3 hours. It’s always quicker coming down the peak and you can return to your starting point in 2 hours. The full loop walk takes about 5 hours depending on your fitness level and rest stops.

    Can beginners walk Helvellyn?

    Unlike other popular climbing mountains in the region, such as Scafell Pike – the highest point in England – Helvellyn is a little easier to access. You can start walking up Helvellyn from the surrounding villages of Grasmere, Glenridding or Patterdale, among other access points.

    How long does it take to walk Ullswater Way?

    between 8-12 hours
    How long will it take to walk the The Ullswater Way? The complete loop will take between 8-12 hours. The route can be split into shorter sections, using the Ullswater Steamers or local buses.

    Can you walk the Ullswater Way in a day?

    The Ullswater Way is a 20 mile walking route that goes around the whole of Ullswater lake. You can do the walk in one go, or do a smaller section combined with a boat trip or bus ride.

    Can a beginner climb Helvellyn?

    Can dogs do Striding Edge?

    To successfully hike this route, your dog will need to be able to scramble over narrow ledges, often with a 60-100ft drop. If your dog hasn’t scrambled before, this isn’t the route to begin with. If you do decide to bring your dog, make sure you have the right gear.

    How many miles is Helvellyn walk?

    Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam

    Statistics and Files
    Start: Glenridding Distance: 7.5 miles (12.0 km) Climbing: 958 metres
    Grid Ref: NY385170 Time: 4-5 hours Rating: Technical
    GPX Route File Google Earth File About Glenridding

    Where are Glenridding and Patterdale?

    Glenridding and Patterdale are two small villages at the southern end of Ullswater complete with shops and accommodation they are the starting points for many superb walks. If you need accommodation we have details of 11 properties offering rooms near Glenridding/Patterdale.

    How do I get to Arnison Crag from Patterdale?

    NY395159 To the right-hand side of the Patterdale Hotel take the path that climbs steadily southwest then west through the trees and up the fell side. Follow the path through one wall then at the second (after 300m). Turn left and climb the path south beside the wall to pop out on a levelling beside the rocky knoll of Arnison Crag.

    What is the best way to walk the Deepdale?

    The circuit of the Deepdale has become something of a classic amongst experienced walkers. Its darker interior will not appeal instantly appeal to everybody, but for those with plenty of peaks under their belt it offers an exciting twist to the horseshoe style walk. The best way to do the walk is to climb St Sunday Crag first.