White Side

Overview
Height: 2,832 Feet - 863 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 338 166
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

Although White Side presents an intimidating wall of low crags to travellers on the road at Thirlspot its upper slopes on this western side are docile enough, being wholly of grass at easy gradients: two paths to Helvellyn cross this flank.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 


White Side seen over Brown Cove.


 

There are 7 walks to choose from including White Side

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 16 A St Johns-in-the-Vale Circuit

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5th June 2016
ASCENT: 4'243 Feet - 1'294 Meters
MILES: 12.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Clough Head - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Raise - White Side - High Rigg
ROUTE: Wanthwaite - Wanthwaite Bank - Clough Head - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Sticks Pass – Raise – White Side – Brund Gill– Fisherplace Falls - Fisher Place - A591 - Legburthwaite - Long Band - High Rigg - St John's-in-the-Vale Church - Yew Tree Farm - Wanthwaite Bridge - Wanthwaite
 

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
 

Hevellyn from Stanah


11th January 2014
ASCENT: 3,232 Feet 986 Meters
MILES: 10
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Raise – White Side – Helvellyn – Nethermost Pike
ROUTE: Stanah – Sticks Pass – Raise – White Side – Helvellyn Lower Man – Helvellyn – Nethermost Pike – Birk Side – Forestry Path Above Thirlmere – Swirls – Fisher Place Gill -Stanah
 

Nethermost Pike to Clough Head

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5th October 2013
ASCENT: 4,400 Feet, 1,244 Meters
MILES: 13.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 8 Nethermost Pike – Helvellyn – White Side – Raise – Stybarrow Dodd – Watson’s Dodd – Great Dodd – Clough Head
ROUTE: Wythburn – Comb Crags – Birk Side – Nethermost Pike -  Helvellyn – Helvellyn Lower Man – White Side – Raise – Sticks Pass – Stybarrow Dodd – Watson’s Dodd – Great Dodd – Calfhow Pike – Clough Head – Mariel Bridge – Old Coach Road – Wanthwaite
 

Catstye Cam via the North West Ridge

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4th May 2013
ASCENT: 3,678 Feet, 1,121 Metres
MILES: 9.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Catstye Cam – Helvellyn – White Side – Raise – Sheffield Pike – Glenridding Dodd
ROUTE: Stybarrow Crag – Lake Path – Greenside Road – Greenside Mine – Glenridding Beck – Keppel Cove Dam – Catstye Cam North West Ridge – Catstye Cam – Swirral Edge – Helvellyn – Helvellyn Lower Man – White Side – Raise – Sticks Pass – Green Side – Nick Head – Sheffield Pike – Heron Pike – South East Ridge – Glenridding Dodd – Stybarrow Crag
 

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:  
 

Making It Up On The Eastern Fells

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9th May 2010
ASCENT: 3,118Ft 950 Mtrs
MILES: 11.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Catstye Cam, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn(Lower Man), Whiteside, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd
ROUTE:  
 

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