Guided Walk: Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

17 August 2019

Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District. By Sticks Pass and Raise, returning by an ancient pony track. Includes three Wainwrights.

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Find out about the 214 'Wainwright' fells

  • Starts from: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding at 09:30 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: CA11 0PD
  • Price: Adult £15, child free
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 19.0 km, 11.7 miles
  • Total ascent: 1070 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 950 m
  • Duration: 7.5 hours
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Grade description: Long, full-day mountain walks of 10 – 19 km (6 – 12 miles). Expect sustained, occasionally very steep ascents and descents over loose, slippery rocky ground. Possibly some scrambling. A high level of fitness and stamina is required. If in doubt, we strongly recommend trying a hard grade walk first. Not suitable for children with limited experience of fell walking.
  • Well behaved dogs on leads and guide dogs are welcome.

Please check our list of what to wear and bring. There’s more information in our FAQs to help make the most of your time.

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