Birkhouse Moor

Overview
Height: 2,350 Feet - 718 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 364 160
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

The east ridge of Helvellyn starts as a narrow rock arete, known to all walkers as Striding Edge, and then gradually widens into the broad sprawling mass of Birkhouse Moor.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Birkhouse Moor east ridge.

Birkhouse Moor north ridge.

Glenridding from Birkhouse Moor north ridge.

Birkhouse Moor from Low Spying How / Helvellyn.

 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Birkhouse Moor

Catstye Cam North West Ridge from Glenridding

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4th March 2017
ASCENT: 3,250 Feet - 992 Metres
MILES: 8
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Catstye Cam - Birkhouse Moor
ROUTE: Glenridding – Blea Cove on Birkhouse Moor – Keppel Cove – Brown Cove – Catstye Cam North West Ridge – Red Tarn – Birkhouse Moor – Miresbeck - Little Cove – Glenridding
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 25 A Grisedale Horseshoe

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30th July 2016
ASCENT: 4,879 Feet - 1,488 Meters
MILES: 13.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Birkhouse Moor - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Glenridding – Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor – Red Tarn - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge – Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Hause - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Trough Head - Arnison Crag - Grisedale Bridge – Glenridding
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 18 -Helvellyn Days

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27th June 2015
ASCENT: 6,468 Feet 1,972 Metres
MILES: 16.2
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 15, Birkhouse Moor (NY 365 163) - Birkhouse Moor (NY 363 159) - Birkhouse Moor (NY 361 158) Birkhouse Moor (NY 360 157) - Helvellyn - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike
ROUTE: Patterdale - Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor North East Ridge - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Tarn - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike - Thornhow End - Grisedale Lane - Patterdale
 

The Eastern Fells & Edge’s

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1st July 2011
ASCENT: 4,416 Feet 1,346 Meters
MILES: 11
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Birkhouse Moor, Helvellyn, White Side, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd, Hart Side, Sheffield Pike & Glenridding Dodd
ROUTE:  
 

Helvellyn Via Striding Edge

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14th June 2008
ASCENT: 950 Mtrs  3118 Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 2  Birkhouse Moor,Helvellyn
ROUTE: xxxx
 

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