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Walk 1229 - Helvellyn & Dollywaggon Pike from Wythburn

Nat Park   Lake District
County/Area   Cumbria
AuthorLou Johnson
Length8.0 miles / 13 km
Ascent2870 feet / 870 metres
Grademoderate

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Starting from Wythburn this Lake District walk visits the summit of Helvellyn before continuing over Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike to Grisedale Tarn. The route then descends to Dunmail Raise before returning to Wythburn.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL5
OS LandrangerSheet 90

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1247 - 2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Helvellyn & Raise from Swirls
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 2025 - 2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Helvellyn & Wythburn from Swirls
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 2254 - 2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
Grisedale Tarn from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Walk 2841 - 2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
Grisedale Tarn & Seat Sandal from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Walk 2932 - 2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
A Green Burn horseshoe from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 2525 - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Standing Crag & Dock Tarn from Watendlath
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 2526 - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Standing Crag, Ullscarf & Borrowdale
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 2019 - 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Raven Crag, the Benn & Shoulthwaite Gill near Thirlmere
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 2032 - 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Great How, a short ascent above Thirlmere
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km

Walk 1111 - 3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
High Raise & Helm Crag from Grasmere
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
 


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