Helvellyn and Catstye Cam via Striding Edge and Swirral Edge

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Glenridding, Penrith CA11, UK


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Catstye Cam - 890m Not Rated
Striding Edge (High Spying How) - 863m Not Rated
Helvellyn Lower Man - 925m Not Rated
Helvellyn - 950m 5/5

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Helvellyn and Catstye Cam via Striding Edge and Swirral Edge

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Dave Chick, from All the Gear, No Idea, shares his scrambling route up Striding Edge and Swirral Edge. This one of the UK’s classic scrambling routes and the best scrambling route in the English Lake District that’s an essential on every mountaineer’s CV.

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