Helvellyn


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Helvellyn

(hĕlvĕl`ĭn), mountain, 3,118 ft (950 m) high, in the Lake District, NW England, SE of Keswick. Near the summit is a memorial to Charles Gough, who died (1805) there of exposure. He was commemorated in poems by Sir Walter ScottScott, Sir Walter,
1771–1832, Scottish novelist and poet, b. Edinburgh. He is considered the father of both the regional and the historical novel. Early Life and Works

After an apprenticeship in his father's law office Scott was admitted (1792) to the bar.
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 and William WordsworthWordsworth, William,
1770–1850, English poet, b. Cockermouth, Cumberland. One of the great English poets, he was a leader of the romantic movement in England. Life and Works

In 1791 he graduated from Cambridge and traveled abroad.
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Helvellyn

a mountain in NW England, in the Lake District. Height: 949 m (3114 ft.)
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We happily drank our way through pints of Hyde's (light and refreshing) the Cottage Great Eastern (rich and fruity), Higson's (possibly our favourite), Helvellyn (I was getting Trebor Refreshers) and Thornbridge Juniper Monsoon.
Gaz Pierce, from Brighouse, Robert Brooks, of Mirfield, Alistair Crossland, from Brighouse, and Russell Cooper, of Huddersfield, will be scaling Ben Nevis in Scotland, Snowdon in Wales, Carantouhill in Ireland and Helvellyn in England's Lake District.
At the same time, my own first ascent of Helvellyn, back in 1961, at the age of 11, was led by a mixed-race friend of my parents: proving, if nothing else, that generalised notions perpetuated by crackpot bureaucrats, have always been flawed.
The former Marine commando, who lives in the village of Ainstable near Carlisle, will be climbing the 950m Helvellyn in the Lake District on Christmas Day, which will be the best bet in England for a dusting of snow.
David Burke of Clara Vale, near Crawcrook, Gateshead, fell while walking on Helvellyn in the Lake District on January 12.
The alert was prompted by dangerous conditions on 950m Helvellyn in the Lake District, with solid ice and 50cm snowdrifts.
The trio will take part in the Wooden Spoon Vauxhall Four Peaks Challenge which takes in the highest peaks in Scotland, Wales and Ireland together with Helvellyn in the Lake District.
Robert Cain fell from the treacherous Striding Edge on Helvellyn in the Lake District as his fellow walkers looked on in horror.
One of my favourites was of Striding Edge on Helvellyn in the Lake District.
VIEW FROM BLENCATHRA: About 150 metres from its summit last Sunday, reader Bill Tulip, from Benton, Newcastle, paused to photograph the Helvellyn range in the Lake District to stunning effect.
Dave Burke, of Clara Vale, near Crawcrook, Gateshead, fell while walking on Helvellyn in the Lake District on Saturd a y.
Every week Craig will have climbed almost the equivalent of Everest by clambering to the top of Helvellyn in a three to five-hour trek.