Helvellyn via Striding Edge - September 20th 2007
Hole in the wall - clouds look a bit ominous
Trust me - this man was struggling to stay upright on the summit!
We were not alone in braving the gusts on Striding Edge
But as ever the panorama from the top was splendid!
Route - Patterdale - Hole in the Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Red Tarn - Hole in the wall - Patterdale
Weather: Rain and extreme wind on top!
View back from hole in the wall
Distance: c.12.5 km (8 miles)
Total Ascent: 911m (2990 ft)
Time: c.6 Hours
Maps OS Landranger 90
OS Explorer OL5