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2017.02.28 Patterdale Hotel to Helvellyn round walk -  Leave behind hotel and join track running along Grisedale Beck at ~ NY382157, Ruthwaite Lodge, Grisedale Tarn, pass on way up - Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag, Nethermost Pike, and reach Helvellyn Survey beacon at 950m, follow edge of plateau past Swirral Edge then on ridge to Pile of Stones, pass between Red Screes and Raise (a peak), then below Glenridding Common, continue along Glenridding Beck to Youth Hostel, Glenridding, Patterdale - leader David Hogg - Tuesday

useful lawn mower
leaving from behind Patterdale Hotel
Braesteads across Grisdale Beck
down to Grisdale Beck
up bridleway on south side of Grisdale Beck
Ruthwaite Lodge (climbing hut)
Grisdale Tarn
Grisdale Tarn with Seat Sandal behind. (neck to left leads to Grasmere)
fell runners coming down path we took up to Helvellyn (apparently some runners used Swirral Edge and Striding Edge which had snow but no ice)
in shelter near top of Helvellyn
Brown Cove below us - we kept well away from possibly unstable snowy edge
on ridge towards Pile of Stones
Thirlmere just visible to left in bottom - Bassenthwaite Lake in centre distance?
view of Catstye Cam
disused reservoir (used for mining?) just visible in Brown Cove
Catstye Cam to left, Brown Cove in centre, Swirral Edge above it in centre
disused reservoir zoomed into
Sheffield Pike above to left
beck from Brown Cove joining Red Tarn Beck
Catstye Cam peeping through the cloud
Glenridding ahead in front of Ullwater with Place Fell across the lake
old mine works above Youth Hostel area. Mine tip slopes seem to have been stabilised.
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