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Dodd (Skiddaw)
502m (1647ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Dodd (Skiddaw) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 174)

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English Dewey
175th highest in England,
408th in England & Wales

Walk Dodd (Skiddaw) walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stephen Collins

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89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


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Walk c327 Dodd (Skiddaw) from Dodd Wood

Easy ascent to superb views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:1,430ft (436m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 4 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c315 Carl Side and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Dodd Wood

Terrific Views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,116ft (950m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Long high level route

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 15.25ml (24.5km)
Ascent:5,458ft (1,663m)
Time:11 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Dodd (Skiddaw) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Dodd (Skiddaw)

Paul Macey walked up Dodd (Skiddaw) on July 21st, 2023 [from/via/route] Walk C315 [weather] Cloud at start brightening up & sunshine Ullock Pike - My 214th Wainwright

John Ramsbottom climbed Dodd (Skiddaw) on May 21st, 2023 [from/via/route] parked at Tea rooms on A591, £8 parking [with] Lola and Teyla [weather] sunshine & warm, lovely day - Teylas first day Wainwrighting. Went to The Phesant Inn Bassenthwaite

Diane Edgar bagged Dodd (Skiddaw) on April 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Ascent from saw mill car park [with] Gil guppy apollo [weather] sunny day - 1st venture into the wainwrights had no gear & no idea! Apollo pulled!

Sarah Moore hiked Dodd (Skiddaw) on April 1st, 2023 [from/via/route] c315 / Carl Side & Dodd from Dodd Wood [with] Wobert! [weather] Great day for it - windy to start but the sun came out there was a little heat that was wonderful. - Loved walking with someone else - very different, & I don't normally stop for a cuppa but it was fab. Tough work getting up Ullock Pike, but once that was done the rest was pretty straightforward.

Mr M A Blanchard summited Dodd (Skiddaw) on January 2nd, 2022 [with] Ted Florence Woodie Millie [weather] Sunny

Geoff Hand conquered Dodd (Skiddaw) on November 30th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c315 Carl Side &Dodd from Dodd Wood From Old Sawmill Tea room along A591, Ling How, Ullock Pike, onto Long Sid, Carl Side & Dodd. [with] With Richard Macilwaine and Tess [weather] Cloudy to start, then climbed above cloud to an inversion making a magical day.

Martin Hartshorne scaled Dodd (Skiddaw) on April 1st, 2022 [with] finley [weather] Clear sunny cool on top snow higher up

Richard Marchant walked up Dodd (Skiddaw) on March 12th, 2022 [with] On my own

Richard Fulcher climbed Dodd (Skiddaw) on July 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked in a layby on the A591 just past the official Dodd Wood car park. Walked west in parallel with the road & then gradually up the side of the fell to Ling How. Turned right up 'The Edge' to Ullock Pike & then on to Longside Edge & Carl Side. Back down to White Stones & across to Dodd. Returned down the forestry track in Longside Wood. [with] Jen [weather] Clear blue sky day, cold (-1) but with light winds. - Does Longside Edge really qualify as a Wainwright?

Clare Tait bagged Dodd (Skiddaw) on February 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] From minor road. Just a space for 2 or 3 cars. [with] Charlie [weather] In amidst three named storms, a beautiful day allowed us to bag Binsey & Dodd. A nice brace of fells. - No. 78 Wainwright. Incredible views. I wonder if you can follow good forestry paths from the base?

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Keswick and Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw).

Keswick and Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw).

Photo: Rob Hadley (7)

Snow on Carl Side (left), Skiddaw (centre) and Dodd (Skiddaw) across Bassenthwaite Lake from Woodend Brow

Snow on Carl Side (left), Skiddaw (centre) and Dodd (Skiddaw) across Bassenthwaite Lake from Woodend Brow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (88)

Derwent Water and the Newland Fells from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Derwent Water and the Newland Fells from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stuart Crane (4)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (12)

Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Ullock Pike

Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (1)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (13)

Skiddaw (in the mist) and Dodd (Skiddaw) from across Bassenthwaite Lake

Skiddaw (in the mist) and Dodd (Skiddaw) from across Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: Tony Higgs (9)

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)

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)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (14)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (13)

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: John Holt (13)

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: John Holt (14)

Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Gerry Ball (4)

On the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw) on Easter Monday, 2013

On the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw) on Easter Monday, 2013

Photo: Sean Ryan (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (15)

Dodd (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Clough Head

Dodd (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (24)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen King (2)

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stuart Crane (3)

Southern End of Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Southern End of Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (10)


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