Helvellyn Inversion

DATE : 26th December 2006









A gloomy start at Glenridding


Raise from White Stones


Close up of Helvellyn


View to the Far Eastern Fells of High Street , Rampsgill Head & High Raise


Hart Crag & Birkett Fell


Stybarrow Dodd


Close up of Skiddaw


High Street to the left with cloud pouring over to the right


Stybarrow Dodd with Skiddaw & Blencathra in the background


On Raise with Whiteside ahead


Looking across Kepple Cove to Catstye Cam


Cloud in Brown Cove


On the other side of the ridge are Browncove Crags


In the distance are the higher Central Fells


Browncove Crags from Lower Man


Catstye Cam & Brown Cove


Striding Edge


View down on a relatively clear Red Tarn


Looking back along Helvellyn's western summit ridge


Catstye Cam catches some sun with Swirral Edge in Helvellyn's shadow


Southern view to the summit shelter & beyond


Cloud creeps slowley to Red Tarn


View along Striding Edge


St Sunday Crag & Fairfield


Cloud pours in over Hause Gap


Close up of St Sunday Crag with High Street behind


Cloud has now moved in to cover Red Tarn


The path to Nethermost & Dolywaggon Pikes


Close up of Bowfell & the Scafells


Heading back to Lower Man


Brown Cove has filled considerably since the last visit


Late sunshine on Raise & the Dodds


Looking back to Lower Man with cloud moving into Brown Cove


The sun sets to the west


Close up of the setting sun


More cloud moves in this time into Kepple Cove