Striding edge and Helvellyn

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Last weekend my friend ralph and i decided to throw it all to the wind and try one of the most exciting climbs in the lake district, the eastern approach to Helvellyn via Striding edge.

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Beginning of striding edge.

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Scramble along the ridge line.

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At the shelter on the summit.

(i'll add more as i get time to process them)

D200, 18-35D ED, and Karrimor KSB's for grip!
 
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Well if anyone wondered what i look like...
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And another of striding edge.
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Glenridding beck which runs from red tarn at the base of Helvellyn
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Hi Simon, it took five hours, from beginning to end. Three hours up and two down.

I'll do some shots of swirral edge tomorrow and post those too.

Thanks for looking!
 

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