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.