Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 950m a.s.l
Faces N

We had planned to descend via Swirral Edge but the 60mph winds encouraged us to try an alternative route. I'm glad we did. © Rob Lilley

Patterdale Parish Boundary

27.55 miles, 3,114m ascent, 16 hours. Penrith

5*Walking
Lakeland 3000-ers, plus a few

46.25 miles, 4,919m ascent, 20 – 28 hours. Keswick

5*Walking
Bob Graham Round: 2 Threlkeld to Dunmail

12.87 miles, 1,835m ascent, 3:45 – 4:30 hours. Keswick

5*Trail Running
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WESTMORELAND pre-1974 County Top
David Carpenter - 02/Sep/13
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Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

Climb name Grade
1 Helvellyn summit
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summit 1688
2 Striding Edge summit
-
summit 331
3 Striding Edge (Summer) 1 *** 1410
4 Striding Edge (Winter) I *** 593
5 Swallow Gully I 2
6 Swallow's Rake II 4
7 Unnamed Gully I 5
8 Chimney Variation II 3
9 Pike Gully I/II 9
10 Huckleberry Grooves III 4  
11 Nethermost Gully I/II * 157
Climb name Grade
12 Ragnarok * I/II ** 3
13 Gully 3
-
III 54
14 Wall and Ramp II/III * 93
15 ArĂȘte between V-corner and Wall and Ramp
-
III 8
16 V-Corner III ** 312
17 V-Corner Extended Finish III 38
18 Right slanting ramp to the left of gully 2 II 16
19 Gully 2 - Left-hand Finish II * 52
20 Gully 2 I * 376
21 Gully 1 Buttress II/III * 60
22 Gully 1 - Left-hand Finish III * 11
Climb name Grade
23 Gully 1 II * 418
24 Pear Buttress III 4
25 Swirral Edge
-
I ** 581
26 Viking Buttress Curved Gully * I 1 4
27 Swirral Edge (Summer) 1 ** 280
28 Swirral Edge (Winter) I ** 440
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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