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Name:White Side
Hill number:2523
Height:863.2m / 2832ft
Parent (Ma):2515  Helvellyn
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle)
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 33781 16664
Summit feature:windshelter
Drop:43.1m
Col:820.1m  NY 3395 1688  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1311 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Marsden Racers Billy Bland challenge. Night leg.tsar.nathan07/09/2019
Climbed while ascending HelvellynBizBoff20/08/2019
Billy Bland recce with Marsden Racerstsar.nathan02/08/2019
Out of water...looking for a sourceSockpan24/07/2019
From Glenridding: Glenridding Dodd,Sheffield Pike, Raise, White Side, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Hellvelyn and Catstye Cam. Glorious day out with Hiking Manchester. Fantastic views, clear day, very close at times with lots of midges!Lazylizzie13/07/2019
BGR.neilblair35313/07/2019
From Raise on route from Clough Head to Grasmeredombenson03/07/2019
Straightford ascent from helvellyn on the helvellyn spine walk starting at seat sandal and dumail raise. With Richie and MB. Clear views and easy routes to follow.Zoe Little26/06/2019
From Pooley Bridge to Harsop, White Side, Lower Man, Helvellyn and Deepdale. 17th ascent.IWC22/06/2019
Day 2 on the Lakes Divide Hike with G and Fish. More low cloud, poor visibility, fresh, light wind, rain. Refilled water from only source - peat bog. Hooray for water filters!MrHallorann15/06/2019
BGR Leg 2 support (clockwise)paulcook280918/05/2019
ENGLISH 3000's Started 03:00 Wasdale Head CP with GAVIN SIMPSON > SCAFELL (3162) > SYMONDS KNOTT (3147) > (Lord's Rake) > SCAFELL PIKE (3209) > BROAD CRAG (3069) > ILL CRAG (3054) > Blunt Top > High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)] > Low White Stones > STEEL FELL [DEAD PIKE - STEEL FELL] > (Dunmail Raise) > HELVELLYN (3117) > HELVELLYN LOWER MAN (3035) >White Side > Raise > Little Dodd (St John's Common) > Calfhow Pike > Clough Head > White Pike > (Threlkeld) > Sale How > SKIDDAW SOUTH TOP (3035) > SKIDDAW MIDDLE TOP (3045) > SKIDDAW (3054) > SKIDDAW NORTH TOP ( 3025) > Broad End > Bakestall finished 23:00 Peter House Farm 36 Miles - 11,721ft ascent (20 hours)Mark A Hartry18/05/2019
Great Lakeland 3 Day 2019twg2705/05/2019
With Sue, on a trial backpack for TGOC, in fine weather from Patterdale. Extremely windy. Descended from here.Phreerunner14/04/2019
From Swirls car park via Brund Gill to Whiteside then Raise down Sticks Pass W with BethanyByronHaywood24/03/2019
With Iain, Rosie and Sophie. Walked over from Helvellyn having scrambled up Whiteside Gill and Stepped Ridge on Brown Cove CragsJonathanConey30/12/2018
From RaiseCyclistno125/11/2018
Start at Thirlspot. Ascent via Brown How,Browncove Crags, Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Raise, descent via Sticks Pass.lindslow02/11/2018
back packing tripCora Thorny06/10/2018
From Aira Force to Clough Head via Dockray, High Row and the Old Coach Road. On to Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd Watsons Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise and Whiteside. Return to Sticks Pass out to White Stones and Hart Side.raymooremanx22/09/2018
With Geraldine Keenan and Tianan West. From Wythburn Church carpark to Kings Head pub. Return by bus.Pete West28/08/2018
St Johns-in-the-Vale Circuitsms.3725/08/2018
Up from Glenridding. Heron Pike, Sheffield Pike, Green Side, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise and White Side.Arbie16/08/2018
With 15 and 12 year old sons in worsening wind and rain. YHA Helvellyn - Red Tarn - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Keppel Cove - YHA.clyoung14/08/2018
A big day out. Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, Helvellyn, Catstye Cam, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Raise, Sheffield Pike. Stayed dry and clear with good views, but progressively more windy. 6h45m up and down from Glenridding.huwthomas31/07/2018
Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Castle Rockkeithouk22/07/2018
Birkhouse Moor North Top > Birkhouse Moor > Birkhouse Moor South Top > Birkhouse Moor Extreme South Top > Helvellyn > Helvellyn Lower Man > White Side from GR: NY 38581 16923ronaldo33313/07/2018
4th ascent as part of solo 5 mountains in 3 days to raise money for True Heroes Racing. Trekked up from Helvellyn Lower ManMickeyfinn12/07/2018
Birkhouse Moor North Top > Birkhouse Moor > Birkhouse Moor South Top > Birkhouse Moor Extreme South Top > Striding Edge > Helvellyn > Helvellyn Lower Man > White Side from GR: NY 38581 16923ronaldo33310/07/2018
Birkhouse Moor North Top > Birkhouse Moor > Birkhouse Moor South Top > Birkhouse Moor Extreme South Top > Striding Edge > Helvellyn > Helvellyn Lower Man > White Side from GR: NY 38581 16923Hippster10/07/2018
From free car park at High Row; Old Coach Road to White Pike, Clough Head, Calfhow Pike, Little Dodd, Great Dodd, Watsons Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise, White Side, Green Side, Hart Side and Birkett Fell. Felt odd reaching here and turning back due to already having done Helvellyn. Several lunatic cyclists going over here at suicidal speeds.wheresthepath23/06/2018
RepeatSteve Q22/06/2018
legburthwaite, sticks pass,raise,whiteside,lowerman, helvellyn. nethermost, dollywaggon,helvellyn, sticks pass, stybarrow,watson,great, sticks, brown crag,car. 18.5milesAvidSockWearer10/06/2018
Helvellyn via Hole in the Wallmaaaaaaaatty06/06/2018
Run from Gillside to Helvellyn. Descent via Striding Edge.davepeel01/06/2018
YHA Helvellyn to Birkhouse Moor to Catstye Cam to Helvellyn to Helvellyn Lower Man to Browncove Crags to White Side to Raise to Stand to Sheffield Pike to Heron Pike and then finally Glenridding Dodd before heading back up the road to YHA Helvellyn.Dugswell230/05/2018
on my own, great weatherwhiteuss27/05/2018
From HelvellynJBKarko28/04/2018
Solo with Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn, White Side, Raise, Hart Side, Stybarrow Dodd, Watson's Dodd,Great Dodd, Clough Head. Bus from Leburthwaite to Wythburn car park.robba_wag28/04/2018
With kev and Bert stayed at YHA Helvellynstu7524/04/2018
Glenridding CP > Greenside Road > Red Tarn > Catstye Cam > Swirral Edge > Helvellyn > Helvellyn Lower Man > White Side > Raise > Sticks Pass > Sheffield Pike > Heron Pike > Glenridding Dodd > Glenridding CP. Beautiful Blue sky day, just me and H.johnkaysleftleg21/04/2018
From Glenridding, Nr. Travellers Rest Pub, Greenside Road NY 38179 16979, then on to Lower Man (Helvellyn), Helvellyn. Returned by same route.Westdenewalker11/04/2018
Glenridding - Greenside Mine - Stang - Raise - White Side - zigzags to Keppel Cove - Greenside Mine - GlenriddingMountainTerrier07/04/2018
with Spro & Pepa, winter conditionsLittledave04/02/2018
Parked at Thirlmere/Legburthwaite skirted the intake wall before branching off above Fornside farm up onto Calfhow Pike, out & back to Clough Head, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise, White Side, Helvellyn back down via Brown How.Stu Percival30/01/2018
with Pepa, Winter conditionsLittledave25/01/2018
Helvellyn via Swirls path descending by White Side. Snowy and clear. With FJ.Mark Jackson28/12/2017
Glen Coynes (Car Park) - Bleabankside - Nick Head - The Chimney - Raise - Whiteside - Helvellyn Lower Bank - Helvellyn Trig then Summit - Return via Glanridding Common - Glenridding - path along edge of Ulswater (lit by a super moon).briandavies03/12/2017
On the lakes in a day ultra route.mickdavidson08/10/2017
Parked at Patterdale and ran along to Glenridding up onto Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike down to Nick Head then skirted Glencoyne Head up onto Hart Side skirted White Stones to the top of Sticks Pass then up onto Raise, White Side, Helvellyn trig point along Swirral Edge, Catstycam, out & back to Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Nerthermost Pike, Dollywagon Pike, Seat Sandal, St Sunday Crag, Birks & Arnison Crag.Stu Percival03/10/2017