Helvellyn 2018

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G/LD-003 – Helvellyn

Helvellyn via Striding Edge. A lakeland classic, it needs no introduction.  Starting from the main car park in the centre of Glenridding, up via Striding Edge around the top and back down via Swirral Edge.

Even though we did the walk in June it was still wet and windy on top.  Visibility was no more than 50m and the views were non existent.  I didn’t set up the main antenna as I was able to qualify just using the rubber duck on the handheld.

Journey Details

Date – 16th June 2018

Postcode – CA11 0PD

Parking – NY 386 169

Radio – Wouxan KG-UV6D

Antenna – Nagoya rubber duck

Band – 144 FM

Contacts – 4

SOTA points – 10

Group – Myself & Peter

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