Helvellyn (Summit Hiking Challenge)

Helvellyn and Fairfield - A zoom shot of the ranges from Swirl How about 17 km away. The sunlit snow-free Lingmoor Fell appears through the notch of Swirl Hawse.

Helvellyn (Summit Hiking Challenge)

Trig point and summit ridge, Helvellyn - The best time to visit Helvellyn before the heat of the day. This picture was taken just after 7 am in morning.

Helvellyn (Summit Hiking Challenge)

Footpath on Striding Edge with Helvellyn summit in the background

Helvellyn (Summit Hiking Challenge)

 Cumbria, England.

To The Top

 950m high

Take Care!

For some summits, the precise location cannot be reached. You can still bag the summit by getting as close as safe and legally possible. Always remember to take into account weather conditions and the abilities of your family.

This is the summit of Helvellyn, which is part of the Lake District 3 Peaks Hiking Challenge.

Our Review

Here are some walking routes up to Helvellyn.

Helvellyn Walking Routes

Here you can find a collection of routes up Helvellyn on Mud and Routes.  Including, GPS routes you can download.

  • Helvellyn via Striding Edge
  • Helvellyn via Catstye Cam and Swirral Edge
  • Helvellyn from Wythburn
  • Helvellyn from Thirlmere
  • Helvellyn via the Pony Path and Keppel cove
  • Helvellyn via Sticks Pass from Glenridding
  • Helvellyn via Grisedale Tarn and Dollywagon Pike from Patterdale

Helvellyn via Striding Edge

You can watch a video from Julia Bradbury from the Outdoor Guide.  Click here to view the route.

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Striding Ridge Route Map

Route map of Helvellyn via Striding Ridge

Route map of Helvellyn via Striding Ridge from OS Maps.




Facilities Details

Carparking can be found at Swirls Car park, Keswick CA12 4TW.

On The Map

 OS Grid Reference:  NY 34254 15105


Helvellyn (Summit Hiking Challenge)

Longitude: -3.017355
Latitude: 54.526949