Helvellyn Trip Report (#12233)

  • Signed By: Matt Costello
  • Date submitted: May 08, 2003
  • Number of People Encountered:

My family and i summitted the peak on the beautiful sunny day of August 23rd 2001. Myself and partner, Leanna and our children. Jasmine 9, Dehaigney 8, Phoenix 4(just), and Brodie 5 weeks and 6 days old. we went up the steep side then crossed by the tarn and up swirral edge coming down swirral edge and then the main path. Special mention for Phoenix who walked at least 5 miles that day at only just 4 years old. Is Brodie the youngest summitteer that year? and fantastic achievement for mum 5 weeks after giving birth.

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