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Carl Side
746m (2448ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Carl Side as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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71st highest in England,
126th in England & Wales

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87th highest in England,
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Walk Carl Side walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Carl Side Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Carl Side Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Carl Side

Michael Nolan walked up on February 4th, 2020 [with] Morag [weather] dry cold

Stephen Batson climbed on February 14th, 2017 [with] Clare [weather] Very Windy, Snow

Christopher Payne bagged on November 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] From the old sawmill tea cafe va Ullock peak [with] Claire horton [weather] Rain, misty

Richard Beardsley hiked on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Route C315 starting from the Ravenstone Hotel [weather] Clear, fine and sunny throughout. - Got dropped off at the Ravenstone Hotel and commenced walk from there at 0950hrs. Did not proceed to point 2 on the suggested route but instead took short cut as shown on the diagram. Rest of the route was followed rigidly. Arrived back at the hotel at 1320hrs. Thoroughly enjoyable day. Other walkers present also making the most of the weather.

Sarah Mattock summited on August 25th, 2019 [with] Sarah, Ian, Polly, Mikey and Maggie [weather] Sunny and red hot - Nearly kill Maggie in the heat 😱

Jamie Bryan conquered on August 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] c315 [weather] Very cloudy, so no view at all

Richard Marchant scaled on October 11th, 1988 [from/via/route] We parked off a minor road to Orthwaite we made an ascent up to Ullock Pike via the Allerdale Ramlbe footpath then along the Longside Edge to Carl Side and still on the Allerdale Ramble up to the top of Skiddaw. A fantastic day out with my Mum, awesome views and my first ascent of Skiddaw with many more that followed. A lovely memory for me. [with] Mum & Dad [weather] A fine day with not wind wall to wall sunshine - The ascent of Skiddaw was taken during a weeks holiday in the Lakes with Mum and my Dad although I just went out walking up the mountains with my Mum as my Dad was not fit enough to join us. We stopped at a self catering cottage at Dockray. Probably the last holiday I had away from Dorset with my Mum and Dad,

Richard Marshall walked up on June 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] 315 Carlside [with] Bo [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Rain on Dodd

Darren Wilson climbed on April 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side & Dodd [with] Mike & dan [weather] Clear, good views

Lucy Perchard bagged on September 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] Caught bus from Keswick to Ravenstone Manor then climbed to Skiddaw via the Ullock Pike, Long Side and Carl Side before descending back to Keswick via Skiddaw Little Man and Lonscale Fell [with] Tony [weather] Low cloud covered Skiddaw but this lifted once we reached Carl Side so plan A to climb to Skiddaw was a goer (plan B to descend to Dodd if Skiddaw was still in cloud). Showers towards the end of the walk. - A great linear walk

Andrew Johnson hiked on January 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Peterhouse farm [weather] Blue skies, chilly

Mark Davidson summited on May 30th, 2003 [from/via/route] go4awalk.com Walk c248:- High Side, The Allerdale Ramble, Ling How, The Edge, Ullock Pike, Longside Edge, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Bakestall, Birkett Edge, Whitewater Dash, Back O' Skiddaw, Melbecks, High Side [with] Theresa [weather] Good - high white cloud but good visibility - Theresa got a very large & angry blister!

Christina Lander conquered on November 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] High Side Farm near Bassenthwaite - The Edge - Unlock Pike - Long Side - Carl Side - Skiddaw - Bakestall - Birkett Edge - High Side Farm [with] Dick & Meg [weather] A sunny, dry day, very strong winds on the tops especially Skiddaw, could hardly stand up!

Tom Mcbeath scaled on August 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Old Sawmill Tearoom, forest paths to Col on top of Silbeck Valley on to Longside Wood the upwards to Carl Side [with] Ursula [weather] Very clear

Andrew Joss walked up on August 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ravenstone Manor Hotel [with] Barbara [weather] Windy, wet, cloudy, hail

Bay Wan climbed on August 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Skiddaw, Little Man and Carl Side walk [with] Cocoa dog - 7 yrs old [weather] Cloudy but dry until abut 3pm - The scree descent from Skiddaw towards Carl Side was slightly unpleasant

Stephen Eddy bagged on June 18th, 2011 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris and Neil Whitehead [weather] Cloudy, wet - En route up Skiddaw

Julian Parry hiked on April 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] C315 [with] Nuno Malo

Simon Myerscough summited on October 23rd, 2005 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] low cloud, clearing

Tony Rogerson conquered on October 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] U/C road Watches Ullock Pike Longside Carl Side Skiddaw North Top White Horse Little Knott [with] Floss [weather] Sunny until Skiddaw summit then cloud & wind

Chris Sheard scaled on September 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Up from Ravenstone hotel [with] Alan [weather] Started in torrential rain which reduced to light blustery showers with broken sun - Very steep up and nice circuit - glad we took own view on weather

Andrew Peate walked up on July 20th, 2017 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Dave [weather] Overcast and windy turning brighter later

Beth Webster climbed on June 19th, 2015 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa

Chris Kent bagged on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Old Sawmill Tearoom, Dodd Wood [with] Brother, Gary [weather] Overcast, misty on tops, occasional showers, sunshine towards end of walk

Anthony Scott hiked on May 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Underscar car park [with] me [weather] White cloud, breezy

Robert Shaw summited on May 10th, 2008 [from/via/route] Approached from the north east. [with] The usual crew [weather] Clear

Wayne Baxter conquered on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Millbeck,Carl Side, Skiddaw, Little Skiddaw, Longscale Fell, Millbeck [with] Sue, Trevor & Wendy [weather] Very sunny & Hot

Richard Wilkinson scaled on April 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Roadside parking near the Ravenstone Hotel, with the route climbing Craven Crag to The Edge and up to Ullock Pike and Carl Side; circular return via Dodd and the marked summit route down to the Forestry Commission car park. [weather] Started sunny but turned to cloud and light rain. - Starts off steep, with a more gentle second half (secondary climb to Dodd).

Caroline Winter walked up on April 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Little Man, Lonscale Fell, Latrigg CP [with] Andy and Becky [weather] Good visibility, cloudy, windy on skiddaw, sunny spells in late afternoon - Able to do ridge walk with having 2 cars. Great views over northern fells

Rachael Tyler climbed on April 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] High Side [with] Husband [weather] Glorious - Fab day out. Hard slog but well worth it. A lovely horseshoe / ridge walk.

Ken Davies bagged on March 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Raven manor hotel [with] Bev [weather] Windy & heavy rain - very steep climb in awful conditions & v poor visibility

Leon Harvey hiked on July 16th, 2016 [with] Solo

Simon Clark summited on May 1st, 2000 [with] 3 peaks challenge

Simon Boddy conquered on October 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] Gale Road via Lesser Man, Skiddaw Little Man and Skiddaw [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny and warm

Jon Mapp scaled on May 28th, 2016 [from/via/route] c315 [with] Just Suzzanné and me [weather] Clear and fair, a little mist on the tops but pleasant walking weather, not too hot and no rain. - A great walk up the ridge to Ullock Pike, Dodd at the end was a test, but the walk back down through the forest was very pleasant.

Jonathan Davies walked up on April 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] High Side [with] Judith Davies [weather] Cloudy, windy.

John Almond climbed on March 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c315 - Carl Side & Dodd from Dodd Wood - Ullock Pike - Long Side - Carl Side - Dodd [weather] Cloudy & windy on the tops - - Grabbed a very realistic rubber snake from a Geocache on Dodd - nearly xxxx myself!

Mark Luckett bagged on October 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Old Sawmill Tearoom to Ullock Pike, Long Side, and Carl Side [with] Susan Luckett [weather] Cold and Cloudy - Cold day and quite cloudy but fantastic views over Bassenthwaite.

Philip Layton hiked on July 14th, 2006 [with] Karen, Karen & Steve

Nick Christian summited on September 17th, 2015 [with] Mick Ottey

Victoria Bates conquered on September 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] c315 [with] Mark

Iain Jones scaled on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck [with] Stuart Jones - 31 July 2015 - Trail Run from Millbeck; 30 August 2015 - Rab Mini Mountain Marathon from Millbeck

Matthew Fee walked up on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Skiddaw [with] Paul R, Susanne F [weather] Sunny

Graham Pepper has climbed [from/via/route] Keswick (via Skiddaw) [with] j [weather] Good

Claire Lloyd bagged on August 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Family

Jean Nichol hiked on May 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Road to Orthwaite near Barkbeth Farm [with] Self [weather] Sunny, cool and breezy to start ... clouded over later - Part of circular route - had a later start than should have!! Snow on path up to Skiddaw - not equipped for it so went back via Ddd woods

Paul Glynn summited during February, 2012 [with] Wife and sun

Andy Gibbs has conquered [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Jake, Gav and Eddie [weather] Not bad

Nick Dobson scaled on July 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd wood [with] Margaret, Amy, Paul, Ralph & Ruby [weather] sunny

Brait Tillotson walked up on December 6th, 2014 [with] Hilary and maggie [weather] cold and wet

Liz Sharpley climbed on November 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Mill beck - Carl side - long side - skiddaw - little man [with] Tony. [weather] Mostly cloud with odd break of sunshine. Lovely views on the way back down to keswick. Met Dave barker - fellow wainwright bagger

Tracey Cowell bagged on November 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ullock pike [with] Sister [weather] Misty and sunny and cloudy - Nice coffee and cake at sawmill tearoom

Richard Foreman hiked on November 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd Wood [with] Myself [weather] Good - Great day out started with an inversion.

Scott Clarke summited on August 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Via Ullock Pike [with] Heidi, Mike, Lily, Lucas, Samuel, Joseph and Violet [weather] Dry and Cloudy - Called Mars Bar Mountain

Dave Eyes conquered on August 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Up from Millbeck [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Fine - very steep long ascent

Claire Kirk scaled on August 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Sawmill Tearooms [with] Self [weather] Rain

Jason Johnston walked up on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Bexter [weather] Sunny

Raymond Barnett climbed on July 20th, 2014 [with] self [weather] sunny hot

Jacqui Smith bagged on July 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] ulock pike [with] Graham [weather] Hot

Michael Vaughn hiked on June 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd Woods [with] alone [weather] partly sunny

Clive Ward summited on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] See c248 [with] Anna [weather] Warm, mixed cloud, sun. Dry - Same day Hazel did Karrmimor 11K

David Noble conquered on April 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Me [weather] Overcast with cloud

Elaine Evans scaled on April 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Ravenstone via Ullock Pike & Longside Edge [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful, just right for walking, dry, slight breeze. Warm in sun, cooler in breeze. - Quite busy, start of Easter holidays. Misty looking across to summit of Skiddaw.

Sandra Rudd walked up on April 10th, 2014 [with] Peter [weather] Sun and cloud

Harry Meijer climbed on June 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Skiddaw & Ullock Pike [with] The Lake District Walker

Michael Lewis bagged during March, 2008 [from/via/route] From car park below dodd [weather] Awful. Aiming for skiddaw but abandoned due to fog. Couldn't see a thing

Graham Coules hiked on May 2nd, 2012 [with] Dale [weather] Cloud

Lee Maddison summited on January 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c315 - From Dodd Wood via Ullock Pike & Long Side [with] Solo [weather] Settled sunny day for January

Gill Watson conquered on February 21st, 2013 [with] Gill

Glenn Radford scaled on July 21st, 2013 [with] Kids [weather] sunny but windy on the tops

Alan Davidson walked up on August 10th, 2013 [with] ange [weather] ok

Joanne Mcgawley climbed on August 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Rich [weather] Very Windy - 8.5 miles

Tony Aspden bagged on July 25th, 2005 [from/via/route] Cumbria Way [with] Andy [weather] Clearing to sunny

Dale Verrall hiked on March 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Dodd Wood - walk number C315 [with] Amber [weather] Warm day but cloudy

John Cave summited on February 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike, to carl Side then down to Dodd Wood and along wood to B road start [with] Ann [weather] Cold and clear. Windy near top. Glorious views.

Phillip Bulley conquered on July 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Dodd and White Stones [with] Judith [weather] Sunny before turning cloudy then rain

Darren Mortimer scaled on January 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] High Side [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Windy,Misty and Sunny

Iain Taylor walked up on November 1st, 2009 [from/via/route] High Side (NY 23607 30990)

Paul Carmichael climbed on August 26th, 2012 [with] Duke [weather] raining

Simon Smith bagged on February 13th, 2012 [weather] Cold and windy!

Mr Davison hiked during February, 2011 [from/via/route] from high side ravenstone hotel [with] jenny davison & celene davison [weather] cold frosty

Christine Knowles summited on May 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Car park on A491 near Bassenthwaite, via Ullock Pike [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful, but quite windy

David Heyes conquered on May 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] High Side [weather] Sunny - en route to Skiddaw

Christine Shepherd scaled on May 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] Climbed from Millbeck using walk c321 [with] On my own [weather] Beautiful - I reached the summit again after bagging Ullock Pike with friends, Karen and Stella, using walk 315. I the enjoyed another lovely walk with my friend Miriam on 22.5.12. using walk c447.

Roy Davidson walked up on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] c236 - Skiddaw from Gale Road car park [with] Sharon and Matthew [weather] Sunny and no wind, perfect visibility - Long and hard walk by the end

Charlie Housley climbed on November 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Dodd along the Cumbria Way path that runs along the S/W side. [with] Joanna..my wife. [weather] Fairly good. No showers at all and a bit of sun to boot. - Joanna was not a happy bunny with this route at all. The sheer sidedness of the path meant that it was a challege for her: she doesn`t like heights!

Ross Dougherty bagged on July 14th, 2011 [from/via/route] Route c315 [with] Dan Bowman [weather] Sunny and Clear skies

Andy Nicholls hiked on September 25th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

David Kelley, Paul Woodhouse, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Louise Sandwith, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, David Shaw, John Walter, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Robert Maclean, David Hughes, Carl Abbott, Karen Mountain, John Grimes, Elaine Grayson, Mike Wilson, Roddy Mcdougall, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Phil Clark, Paul Booth, David Hickin, Helen Marrs, Louis Smith, Tracey Cordes, Marcus Petch, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Adrian Roberts, Paul Henderson, Libby Burns, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, G Philpott, Patrick Buckland, Steve Davenport, Sarah Lowe, Ian Thomas, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Chris Bramley, Matthew Thomas, John Tippins, Ray O'Hara, Martin Cowell and John Southward have all walked, climbed & bagged Carl Side.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Carl Side

Longside Edge, Long Side and Ullock Pike summit with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond from Carl Side

Longside Edge, Long Side and Ullock Pike summit with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond from Carl Side

Photo: Bob Nijssen (2)

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (6)

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)

Family on top of Dodd (Skiddaw) with Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side behind

Family on top of Dodd (Skiddaw) with Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (2)

Derwent Water and The Newlands Fells from The White Stones on Carl Side

Derwent Water and The Newlands Fells from The White Stones on Carl Side

Photo: Bob Nijssen (3)

*Skiddaw, Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from The Edge

*Skiddaw, Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from The Edge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (2)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (6)

Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (3)

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side, Long Side, Longside Edge and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side, Long Side, Longside Edge and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (4)

Ullock Pike, Carl Side, Skiddaw and Little Man (Skiddaw) from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Ullock Pike, Carl Side, Skiddaw and Little Man (Skiddaw) from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Brian Balfe (20)


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