Helvellyn pictures. Helvellyn, located in the Lake District, is the 3rd highest peak in England, with extremely scenic views from its summit plateau.

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Hikers, who have just traversed the arete Striding Edge, approaching the summit

Derelict dam in the valley under Helvellyn


The Lake District

Top of the world

Gentler paths leading down Helvellyn's sides

The summit plateau of Helvellyn (in the 1920 even a plane landed here)

Along Striding Edge

The Lake District's indigenous Herdwick sheep


The arete Striding Edge on a busy day (it's not the easiest way to the summit but by far the best, perhaps apart from its sister Swirral Edge on the other side of the valley)

View from Helvellyn's summit towards the west

View towards the East

The valley and the Red Tarn

Farmland in a glacial valley by Ullswater

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