Taken on: 27 Dec 2019 12:50
Location: Exit to Swirral Edge
The unavoidable snow at Swirral Edge's exit had frozen overnight, so descending it safely requires care and an ice axe.
Date: 26 Dec 2019 12:00pm
Taken at: Helvellyn Summit
Looking Southeast to St. Sunday Crag
Date: 25 Dec 2019 12:40pm
Taken at: Exit to Swirral Edge
A festive penguin admiring the view from the deep unavoidable snow guarding Swirral's exit, secured with a 60cm ice axe!
Date: 24 Dec 2019 12:40pm
The east facing headwall of Helvellyn. The "lip" at the top of the snow are cornices. They are thawing, weak and unstabl
Date: 23 Dec 2019 12:05pm
Taken at: Striding Edge
Not a good day for pics with cloud & gusty wind. Wet rock along Striding's crest, thawed S facing slope, snow on N side
Date: 22 Dec 2019 12:12pm
Looking back along the ridge
Date: 21 Dec 2019 11:24am
Taken at: Helvellyn Trig Point
Trig point looking towards the top of Swirral Edge
Date: 20 Dec 2019 12:30pm
Taken at: High Spying How
View towards Helvellyn
Date: 19 Dec 2019 12:44pm
Taken at: Top of Swirral Edge
Looking down the final slopes of Swirral Edge
Date: 18 Dec 2019 11:38am
Looking down to Red Tarn from Striding Edge.
Date: 17 Dec 2019 11:00am
Taken at: On the path to Browncove Crags at c840m
Some deep drifts in soft snow - for scale this is a 59cm ice axe resting on the snow NOT the ground! Thirlmere behind.