Date: Saturday 29 December 2001

Peaks bagged: Helvellyn (950m/3118ft), Raise (883m/2889ft)

Route: Thirlmere CP - Brown How - Fisherplace Gill - Raise - Whiteside Bank - Lower Man - Helvellyn - Birk Side - Comb Gill - Highpark Wood - Thirlmere CP

Notes: A splendid day on the Helvellyn ridge. A biting cold wind kept the clouds at bay until late in the day when a sleet shower passed over, making the descent of Comb Gill more difficult.

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