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Dollywaggon Pike

Dollywaggon Pike



Grid Reference: NY 34629 13063
Height: 858 metres/2815 feet

"Here are silent recesses rarely visited by walkers but well worth a detailed exploration."
A.W Wainwright

To the south of Helvellyn the ridge crosses first the summit of Nethermost Pike before reaching the fine summit of Dollywaggon Pike, a fine summit with good views over the crags of Ruthwaite Cove and Nethermost Pike.

To the south of Dollywaggon Pike the ridge descends to Grisedale Tarn from where paths lead to the summits of Saint Sundays Crag, Fairfield and Seat Sandal.

The eastern shoulder of Dollywaggon Pike is a fine route, a rocky ridge climbs from above Ruthwaite Beck climbing along The Tongue directly to the summit of Dollywaggon Pike.

 

 

  1. Helvellyn from Wythburn

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 11km / 7 miles
    Ascent: 940m / 3000ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    One of the easier ascents of Helvellyn with little exposure

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  2. The Helvellyn Ridge Walk

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 20km / 12 miles
    Ascent: 1330m / 4390ft
    Duration: 8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long linear walk taking in all the summits along the main Helvellyn ridge north of Grasmere

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  3. Helvellyn & Fairfield from Patterdale

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 19.5km / 12 miles
    Ascent: 1500m / 5000ft
    Duration: 8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1

    A wonderful long day in the fells, exposed ridges and rugged scenery throughout

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  4. Helvellyn Sunrise Walk

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 11km / 7 miles
    Ascent: 940m / 3000 ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1

    The chance to watch the sun rise from the summit of Helvellyn

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  5. Descending from Scafell Pike

    24 Peak Challenge

    £175.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 50km / 32 miles
    Ascent: 4000m / 13000ft
    Duration: 2 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A very long walk over rough ground, a great very hard challenge event

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  6. Wastwater, a welcome sight at the end of day 3

    The Bob Graham 5 Day Challenge

    £299.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 115km / 72 miles
    Ascent: 8200m / 27000ft
    Duration: 5 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    The infamous 42 peak circuit of the Lakes, we cover the route over 5 days

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