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2009 08 16 - Helvellyn with Joe from Wythburn car park. From Birk Side onwards we were engulfed by cloud and higher up we were lashed by strong winds and cold rain. And this was summer! It was a relief to get to the shelter. There were no views to be had for Joe on his first trip to Helvellyn. He'll just have to do it again and again and again........


The Wythburn valley


And a little higher up with Steel Fell on the left and Nab Crags on the right




Into the cloud


Feeling much better now


The ghostly summit from the shelter


Joe at the summit


The summit


The shelter


A family at the summit



Memorial to 'the first aeroplane to land on a mountain in Great Britain...."


Almost back down again


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