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Helvellyn Ale Trail


50 km / 31 miles
This is one of a series of six 'Ale Trails' from the Jennings Brewery. The route of 31 miles starts and finishes at the Inn on The Lake in Glenridding. The route initially heads for Grasmere via Grisedale Hause, offering an optional ascent of Fairfield. It then heads over the summit of High Raise to Borrowdale. After visiting Watendlath it crosses over the Armboth fells before descending to Thirlmere. Finally the route climbs to the lofty summit of Helvellyn and heads back to the shores of Ullswater.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Very Challenging
Start and Finish: NY386170 - Inn on the Lake, Glenridding, Cumbria View on StreetMap

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Route Description - PDF Helvellyn Ale Trail  (LDWA  - 2010 ) Download File


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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OS Landranger 89, 90
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OS Explorer 4, 5, 6, 7
OS Explorer Active 4, 5, 6, 7

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49.7 km (30.9 miles)
2,896 m (9,501 ft) ascent
936 m (3,071 ft)  maximum height

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