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