Summit view of hills

Helvellyn Highlands Adventure

fully guided climb of helvellyn via striding and swirral edge

Travelling in the high fells of the Lake District, on classic terrain with the vista of the surrounding mountains for company can be a truly transformational experience. Join us on a fully guided day out for a tour of “the classics” – a circular route to the summit of Helvellyn via Striding Edge and Swirral Edge. These Lakeland ridges provide excitement and connect you to the mountain through both hands and feet.

This is an introduction to mountaineering and will require scrambling techniques such as the use of hands and feet, however, it will not require the planned use of the rope or any technical climbing equipment.

You should have a good level of fitness and a head for heights.

As always with Green Man Survival we will not miss a learning opportunity. Discussing and demonstrating subjects such as, but not limited to:

  • Predicting mountain weather
  • Water sourcing in a wilderness environment
  • Navigation
  • The mountain day pack
  • Movement techniques on technical ground
  • Emergency procedures
  • Flora and fauna of the Lakeland fells

The Mountain Leader will keep you safe and looked after throughout your experience, they will carry all emergency equipment and provide support in regard to your movement. However, you must come prepared for a day in the hills. Our walk will cover a total distance of approximately 13km.

This experience is offered on a private booking basis for you and your group, giving you flexibility to choose the date that works best for you. A minimum of two adults are required for each booking.

This full day experience runs from 09:00 – approx 16:00.

location/meeting point

We will meet you at the pay and display car park in Glenridding. The charge for the day is £7 (correct at the time of writing, parking charges may be subject to change)
Postcode: CA11 0PD
Lat/Long: 54°32’39.6″N 2°57’03.1″W
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Please see the single day kit list page for necessary equipment.


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