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Helvellyn & Dollywaggon Pike from Wythburn
Introduction to Walk 1229

Photo from the walk - Helvellyn & Dollywaggon Pike from Wythburn

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2870 feet / 870 metres

Grade - moderate

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. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 3: West Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 3: West LakelandThis guidebook contains 50 short half to full-day walks in the western Lake District. Walking areas include Duddon Valley and the Coast, Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale, Lorton Vale, Buttermere and the north-west lakes. Part of a three-volume series focusing on low-level walks (with the occasional peak) between 4 and 8 miles, graded for difficulty.
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