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Striding Edge on Helvellyn, Lake District. Helvellyn is the third highest fell in the Lake District and one of only four over 3,000 feet. Of course, the best way to get up there is to climb via the finest ridge in the District, Striding Edge! Wainwright describes this ridge linking Birkhouse Moor to Helvellyn Plateau as "... all bare rock, a succession of jagged fangs ending in a black tower". Striding Edge can be a challenging route for many walkers.


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A Lake District Walk - Helvellyn and Striding Edge

STRIDING EDGE by Gary Turnbull | 500px

Striding Edge, Helvellyn - a favourite walk in the Lake District with great views and a touch of excitement!

Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Lake District Attractions

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STRIDING EDGE by Gary Turnbull | 500px

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