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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Robert's older brother Lee told the Sunday ECHO: "The Striding Edge is a 4ft-wide rocky pathway with steep drops on both sides.
Striding Edge is notoriously dangerous for walkers.
However, it is when you reach around 700 metres and a point known as Hole-in-the-Wall that you start the death-defying scramble up Striding Edge, a knife-edged crag of rock.
And, of course, with the sea wall being at a considerably lower altitude than Striding Edge or Helvellyn, when it rains and the wind blows, the risks to life and limb here are considerably less.
The 44 year-old rambler was walking with his brother on Striding Edge, near Helvellyn, when they became separated.
One of my favourites was of Striding Edge on Helvellyn in the Lake District.
Mr Armstrong and his son were walking on Helvellyn's Striding Edge when he fell 100 to 150 metres from the mountain.
Stewart Armstrong, 59, fell 100 to 150 metres from Helvellyn's Striding Edge while walking with his son on Saturday morning.
The man fell from the sheer Striding Edge route on Helvellyn in the Lake District.
Experienced walker Robert Pascoe, 24, from Thornton was hiking with friend Adam Cowles on Helvellyn's Striding Edge in October when he lost his footing and plunged 650ft.
Earlier this month, a Billingham man died in the Lake District after falling while walking on Striding Edge - the final ascent to the summit of Helvellyn.
The Park family were walking on Striding Edge (I believe) Helvelyn with the family of the organist at Mr Park's new church in Southport.