Walk route: Wythburn - Comb Gill - Birk Side - Helvellyn - Browncove Crags path - Swirls - forest path - Wythburn
Distance: 6.75 miles
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Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
With: David Hall
Conditions: Snow on the ground at all levels. VERY windy on the summit with lots of spindrift and verglas (ice) underfoot. The pitched path down to Swirls was very slippery with the compacted snow.
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