One of the classic Lake District mountaineering routes, The striding edge ridge is popular and very famous and theres a good reason for it .
In all but the very best conditions this iconic mountain ridge can be a scary and daunting experience and should not be underestimated ! With extreme levels of exposure and mouth watering drops this classic mountain ridge will get your heart racing for sure.
Distance : 12km / 7.5miles Duration : 7 hours
Assent : 910m / 3000ft
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Private guiding available for this walk
Although not the longest route in the Lake this walk does pack a punch with some high levels of exposure.
Departing Glenriding village we will follow a nice path up to Lantys tarn, where we will follow the ridge on to Birkhouse Moor and start the fun part of the walk start ... Striding edge will follow the ridge making way through the exposed rock sections until we arrive at the final steep climb to the summit of Helvellyn.
From the summit of Helvellyn we head eastwards to and down the second mountain ridge of the day Swirrals edge along on to the summit of Castycam ridge from here will have great views over Ullswater, striding edge and back across to Red tarn . The grassy decents will lead us back to the main path down to Glenriding
Summits included in the route
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