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Skiddaw
930m (3052ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Skiddaw is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls

You can find Skiddaw & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

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You can walk to the top of Skiddaw by using any of these 6 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side

Stunning high level route

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:2,919ft (890m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Superb walk up the Northern Fells' Highest

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:3,306ft (1,008m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c321 Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Peak Baggers route

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,529ft (1,076m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

The highest point in the Northern Fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:2,850ft (869m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c273 Skiddaw and Bakestall from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

Excellent high level ridge walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:3,214ft (980m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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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 Skiddaw Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Skiddaw

Paul Messenger walked up Skiddaw on August 16th, 2013 [with] Pt Dg [weather] Clear some showers

Paul Macey climbed Skiddaw on July 19th, 2023 [from/via/route] Using Walk 273 [weather] Mostly sunny some cloud 19 degrees at finish

Rob Prikanowski bagged Skiddaw on June 7th, 2023 [from/via/route] c273 [weather] Sunny & warm, a little cloudy, strong wind.

Paul Roddam hiked Skiddaw on February 5th, 2019 [with] Tom, Barb, Rice [weather] Sunny

Julian Bourne summited Skiddaw on October 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Keswick [weather] Fine

Vincent Clarke conquered Skiddaw on February 2nd, 2023 [from/via/route] Gale road [with] Cal n Louis [weather] Worst yet

Christine Shepherd scaled Skiddaw on August 18th, 1997 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] My husband Peter [weather] Very sunny in the valley but misty & damp from about 1,500ft. - We reached the summit after skidding & sliding on wet slate. There was nothing to see until we broke through the cloud on the way down to see a wonderful rainbow & a buzzard spreading his wings in front of us. Fantastic! Climbed Skiddaw again 12.5.08 in bright sunshine so that I could enjoy the view. On 22.5.12 I used walk c248 to reach the summit in hazy sunshine. Climbed again using walk c186 on 30.06.21 with Jenny.And again on 18.1.2022. Climbed on 2.1.23. It was so cold on the summit that the water in my drinking tube froze!

Martin Hartshorne walked up Skiddaw on November 4th, 2022 [with] finley [weather] Cloud on the tops, windy,grey,muddy some light showers. 5deg

Carl Murphy climbed Skiddaw on May 18th, 2018 [weather] Hot ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž

Martyn Atherton bagged Skiddaw on September 19th, 2020 [from/via/route] c236 (Part) Carl Side, Skiddaw From Millbeck [with] Martyn and Paul [weather] At first very sunny & warm then very cold

Angeline Grieveson hiked Skiddaw on September 19th, 2022 [with] Dotty

Tim Winn summited Skiddaw on September 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Max (Guide) [weather] Cloud & heavy rain.

Simon Boddy conquered Skiddaw on August 19th, 2019 [with] My girlfriend [weather] Fair

Geoff Hand scaled Skiddaw on July 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c273 Skiddaw & Bakestall form Gale Road. Lonesdale fell first, over Jenkin hill & up Little man Skiddaw, then Skiddaw 9with it's many tops, [with] With Tess [weather] Started off a bit cloudy & drissly but cleared as the day went on. a bit misty on Skiddaw. - Lots of good running down nice grassy hillsides.

Pete George walked up Skiddaw on May 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Latrigg car park [with] Roco [weather] Pleasant but foggy on tops

Ian Ashton climbed Skiddaw on April 10th, 2021 [with] Steve H

Kate Peacock bagged Skiddaw on April 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Peter House Farm via the Cumbrian Way, ascent from Skiddaw House [with] Me, Sheila, Lou, Mike & DJ [weather] Mainly sunny with some overcast times. Snow was clearing. Winds were fine. Needed layers on the top. - This route has more of a gradual hilly approach

Tony Halliday hiked Skiddaw on November 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at under skiddaw car park steep start levels off then climbed little man before summating skiddaw cutting across to longsdale fell before joining up with Cumbrian way back to car park 10 miles approx [with] My boarder terrier jimmy [weather] The weather was perfect dry clear start with the sun shining but a nice cool breeze the higher we got the cooler it got with ice still on the ground very windy & cold at the summit but beautiful sunny weather all day no wind off the summit - Great walk perfect weather condition steep start but well worth the effort for the 360 views at the summit

Richard Fulcher summited Skiddaw on July 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Jen dropped me at the Gale Road car park & I started off along the Cumbria Way around Lonscale Fell. I ascended up on the edge of Lonscale Crags to Lonscale Fell & then walked over Jenkin Hill to Little Man. From there I joined the main route up to Skiddaw & over the other side to Bakestall. I descended via Birkett Edge & then followed the Cumbria Way route down to Peter House Farm. I walked down the road to Walk Mill Bridge where Jen picked me up. [weather] Low cloud but otherwise reasonable weather. - The initial climb up Lonscale was tough (unfit!) but the other climbs were separated by easier sections.

Richard Beardsley conquered Skiddaw on August 24th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from our holiday accommodation in Keswick, 2 doors away from the Wainwright pub. [with] Myself, Paula, Andy and Dylan. [weather] Mild early morning, sunny but cloudy on Skiddaw summit. - An early morning start, (0600hrs), from Keswick town centre up Spoonygreen Lane & the normal touristy route to the summit of Skiddaw. The return route was via Little Man & Lesser Man. Arrived back in Keswick at 1130hrs. Great day out with fantastic views albeit it being low cloud on Skiddaw summit.

Damian Doyle scaled Skiddaw on July 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] High Side [with] Yvonne [weather] Sunny....very warm - Bo Weekend Not enough water !! Final scree slope hard

Chris Sheard walked up Skiddaw on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Up from little man after Lonscale [with] George [weather] Warm, slight winds a bit oppressive in calm valleys - Nice mountain top, with less impressive views than little man

Mark Hazelton climbed Skiddaw on May 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from Mirehouse taking in Ullock Pike, Long side, Skiddaw & Dodd [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Cloud rolling in & out covering Skiddaw then blowing out

Peter Hanney bagged Skiddaw on November 23rd, 2020 [from/via/route] Little Man [with] Dianne and the Whiteheads [weather] Foul. Strong winds & rain/sleet

Kevin Foster hiked Skiddaw on March 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Little Man. [with] By myself. [weather] Sunny to start then ascending into cloud. Cloud inversion on the top of Skiddaw which was cloud free. - Even in mist the ascent up the 'super highway' path, to the summit ridge of Skiddaw from Little Man, was straightforward. The cloud that had ruined the view all the way up from Lonscale Fell finally lifted as I reached the massive cairn marking the southern end of the summit ridge. The next half an hour taking in the spectacular views in every direction (except south where the cloud still lingered) was to say the least magical. Numerous photos later I reluctantly retraced my steps & started the return descent to Little Man.

Claire Murray summited Skiddaw on February 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dodd Wood, Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side & Skiddaw. [with] Vitor

Stephen Batson conquered Skiddaw on July 31st, 2020 [with] Clare

Nick Dobson scaled Skiddaw on July 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd wood [with] Margaret, Amy, Paul, Ralph & Ruby [weather] sunny - 30th August 2020 Margaret Ralph & I completed Skiddaw for the 2nd time, this was after doing Bakestall, Ralph (the four legged one) refused to descend, insisting on continuing up the ridge to the top.

Tony Kenny walked up Skiddaw on April 1st, 2013 [with] Kitty

Gill Bates climbed Skiddaw on June 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] from Latrigg Car Park

James Brocken bagged Skiddaw on August 25th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Jamie Bryan hiked Skiddaw on July 3rd, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Richard Marchant summited Skiddaw on June 1st, 2009 [from/via/route] We parked at the small car parking spaces near the top of Latrigg. The boys were young so it reduced the climb up to Skiddaw & made sure we all enjoyed it. From the car it was basically an up & down walk on the main tourist path up to Little Man & on to Skiddaw & back down. Great views & an awesome day out. [with] Alison my wife and my two boys James and Thomas [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 Alison & the boys. We stayed at the White Cross Caravan site in between Windermere & Ambleside in a log cabin. A great holiday & lovely memories.

Stephen Reader conquered Skiddaw on July 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] the tourist route from the car parj [with] Bev & Afia [weather] Glorious sunshine. - Views to die for across the lakes, into Scotland & the Isle of Man

Geoffrey Robertshaw scaled Skiddaw on June 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Skiddaw car park [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

Richard Marshall walked up Skiddaw on May 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] C273 Skiddaw [with] Bo and Andy P [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Fog on Skiddaw

Mark Heybourne climbed Skiddaw on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Longside Edge [with] David Lee [weather] sunny

Liz Sheerin bagged Skiddaw on February 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Neil

Lucy Perchard hiked Skiddaw on September 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] Caught bus from Keswick to Ravenstone Manor then climbed to Skiddaw via the Ullock Pike, Long Side & Carl Side before descending back to Keswick via Skiddaw Little Man & 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 summited Skiddaw on January 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Peterhouse farm [weather] Blue skies, chilly

Mark Davidson conquered Skiddaw 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 scaled Skiddaw 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!

David Richards walked up Skiddaw on September 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] Latrice Car Park [with] Aussie [weather] Changeable but Misty & very windy at the summit - Left home at 0430 arrived at 0930 submitted at 1130

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

Andy James bagged Skiddaw on April 5th, 2018 [with] Suzie James

Bay Wan hiked Skiddaw on August 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Skiddaw, Little Man & 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

Carol Hancock summited Skiddaw on May 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Ormathwaite car park [with] Dave Hancock [weather] Bright & sunny at low level, heavy mist higher up at Little Man & summit. Cleared on Lonscale Fell. Bright & sunny to finish. - Views from Lonscale Fell excellent. A Sound of Music moment.

Craig Steeland conquered Skiddaw on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] From minor road by Peterhouse Farm [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy & cold with very strong winds

Simon Myerscough scaled Skiddaw on October 23rd, 2005 [from/via/route] C321 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] low cloud, clearing

Tony Rogerson walked up Skiddaw 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

Darren Jackson climbed Skiddaw on August 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Skiddaw House. [with] Justine Moore [weather] The clouds parted on the summit.

Iain Jones bagged Skiddaw on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Skiddaw & Lonscale Fell from Millbeck [with] Stuart Jones - 31 July 2015 - Trail Run from Millbeck; 25 August 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 5 (Skiddaw)

Andy Jakob hiked Skiddaw on June 2nd, 1993 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny - It sorted my head out after letter from Aberdeen music service! Have climbed this many times since

Andrew Peate summited Skiddaw on July 20th, 2017 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Dave [weather] Overcast & windy turning brighter later

Bill Salisbury conquered Skiddaw on August 26th, 2014 [from/via/route] Keswick

David Wand scaled Skiddaw on July 29th, 1990 [with] Gayle [weather] Rained in the night but dry for the walk & a light breeze

Pat Byrne walked up Skiddaw during August, 1994 [from/via/route] Cockermouth [with] From Little man walked to summit with a German tourist. [weather] Sunny & windy - Great views from the summit. Unfortunately the German tourist held down the button on my SLR camera so I have multiple pics of me by the trig point & none off the fantastic views!

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

Robert Shaw bagged Skiddaw on August 23rd, 1998 [from/via/route] Approached from the south. [with] The usual crew [weather] Clear

Wayne Baxter hiked Skiddaw on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Millbeck,Carl Side, Skiddaw, Little Skiddaw, Longscale Fell, Millbeck [with] Sue, Trevor and Wendy [weather] Very sunny & hot - What a great day to finish an easter holiday.

Caroline Winter summited Skiddaw 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 conquered Skiddaw 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 scaled Skiddaw 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

Darren Gallagher walked up Skiddaw on May 10th, 2016 [weather] Windy

Jon Mapp climbed Skiddaw on September 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk C273 [with] Suzzann้, Caroline and Robin [weather] Great day, cold to start, light wind, cloud on top of Skiddaw, patches of sunshine - Great views, a good walk with good paths, Skiddaw House looks very lonely.

Steve Cookson bagged Skiddaw on October 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] keswick [with] gillie [weather] fair

John Almond hiked Skiddaw on August 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c273 - 12 mile solo walk from Gale Road car park - Lonscale Fell - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Bakestall. Return to car via Cumbria Way. [weather] Good

John Walter summited Skiddaw on April 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Tricia

Richard Annett conquered Skiddaw on March 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Paula [weather] Snow on the tops

David Hughes scaled Skiddaw on April 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] Carl side .11 mile [with] SW Waz DG [weather] Cool but sunny

Jonathan Davies walked up Skiddaw on April 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] High side [with] Judith Davies [weather] Windy, cloudy - We met a Scottish couple while scrambling up the scree slope who were on a reccee for their local rambling group. "This is more mountaineering than walking" they said.

Chris Faulkner climbed Skiddaw on August 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] Threlkeld [with] chelle [weather] fine

Martin Blakeley bagged Skiddaw on September 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Alone [weather] Started off nice weather, dry but cold, & when I eventually got the top of Skiddaw, it was very misty & cold & there was clear patches but they were quickly swallowed up. - I made the mistake of descending down the very steep & shale side of Skiddaw; I was very scared, (not easy!) of misplacing my feet & descending down Skiddaw flat on my back, haha.

Daniel Cook hiked Skiddaw on October 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] Dodd Wood

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

Nick Christian conquered Skiddaw on September 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Carl Side,Long Side,Unlock Pike,Skiddaw,Little Man [with] Mick Ottey [weather] Sunny Clear Day.

Stella Nuttall scaled Skiddaw on August 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] walked again on 05/06/15 - Lonscale Fell, Little Man, Skiddaw & Bakestall ( Sally with us this time) [with] stella christine and ann - and Sally on 05/06/15 [weather] very, very windy on top

Matthew Fee walked up Skiddaw on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Underscar [with] Paul R, Susan F [weather] Sunny - Shocked of the steep drop coming down the western side of the fell.

Graham Pepper climbed Skiddaw on June 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] j [weather] Good

Leon Harvey bagged Skiddaw on June 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] c273 [with] Solo [weather] cloudy wet

Claire Lloyd hiked Skiddaw on August 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] From Bassenthwaite via Ullock Pike & Long Side [with] Family

Susanna Jordan summited Skiddaw on February 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Claire S-F [weather] Sunny at the start, then snow, ice & wind chill at the top

David Baines conquered Skiddaw on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Via Latrigg Lonscale & Skiddaw Little Man. [with] Alone. [weather] Heavy Mist. - My first 3000 ft. summit & I saw absolutely nothing from the top when I eventually got there. Because I had been walking in the mist so long, I had the weirdest sensation 0n the way down. As I was descending between Little Man & Latrigg the mist must have disoriented me in some way & as the mist started to clear Keswick & Derwentwater came into view but to my eyes as like a mirage floating in the clouds. It only appeared normal as the mist cleared & I was able to get my bearings on exactly where I was. Some sort of optical illusion.

Liz Sharpley scaled Skiddaw on November 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Mill beck over Carl side [with] Tony [weather] On top of skiddaw freezing cold! Couldn't feel my hands. 2014 very mild autumn though so most of the walk was pleasant even though most of the day was cloudy. Took us about 5 hours with stops.

Andy Gibbs walked up Skiddaw during September, 2013 [from/via/route] Via Ullock Pike [with] Jake, Gav & Eddie [weather] Pretty good until we got to summit - Best route for Skiddaw by far

Angela O'neill climbed Skiddaw on July 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] John [weather] Hot & sunny - Had lunch in t-shirts on the summit with clear views.

Mike Jackson bagged Skiddaw on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Underscar car park [with] Steve McAdam.. [weather] Misty, but warm - Superb day, came back down to the Cumbria Way & around to the start - about 10 miles!

Elaine Evans hiked Skiddaw on September 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Gale Road car park, to Lonscale, across to Little Man & Skiddaw then Bakestall, descent & return to car park via Cumbrian Way. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful day, warm with a light breeze but hazy. - Longest walk completed so far but weather in our favour so just kept going.

Scott Clarke summited Skiddaw on August 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Heidi, Joseph, Lily and Violet [weather] Clearing mist

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

Keith Eastman scaled Skiddaw on June 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] c273

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

Andrew Buxton climbed Skiddaw on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Keswick via Latrigg & Lower Man [with] Dad [weather] clear

Clive Ward bagged Skiddaw on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] See c248 Skiddaw from High Side [with] Anna [weather] Warm, mixed clound / sun. - Same day Hazel did Karrimoor 11Km, Keswick & won 60+ women section

David Noble hiked Skiddaw on April 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Gale Road [with] Me [weather] Sunny, clear & some low winds

John Webb summited Skiddaw on February 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Derek Parkin conquered Skiddaw on November 11th, 2012 [with] lynn parkin [weather] mist, light rain no views

Lee Maddison scaled Skiddaw on March 3rd, 2014 [with] Solo [weather] Sunny

Steve Frank walked up Skiddaw on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Bassenthwaite [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Overcast, windy.

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

Graham Coules bagged Skiddaw on May 2nd, 2012 [with] Dale [weather] Mist at top. Low visibility.

Sandra Wallace hiked Skiddaw on September 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] From gale car park & back via skiddaw house [with] Ian [weather] Windy & wet, no view from top, better on the way home - First time since new knee

Kevin Parnham summited Skiddaw on January 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] From Gale Road car park via Skiddaw Little Man [with] Jo [weather] Wet initially but clearer but very windy on summit. - Jo's highest fell so far on Wainwrights list.

Gill Watson conquered Skiddaw during April, 2003 [from/via/route] Little #man / rtn via hostel [with] G.D.R.R.

Neil Bennett scaled Skiddaw on September 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Latrigg Car Park via Skiddaw Lesser Man & Skiddaw Little Man [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Tim Buckley walked up Skiddaw on August 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Lonscale Fell, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw, Bakestall, Skiddaw House. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Warm but shrouded in hill fog. - Arrived at 12.45. Hill fog, couldn't see anything, lots of other walkers but all appeared to turn back from here, no-one continuing on to Bakestall. I need to come back again on a clearer day.

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

Joanne Mcgawley bagged Skiddaw on August 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Millbeck up scree wall [with] Rich [weather] Very Windy! - 8.5 miles

Andy Rushworth hiked Skiddaw during July, 2012 [from/via/route] Keswick [weather] Rain & low cloud

Christopher Payne summited Skiddaw on June 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] G4w sheet c273 Skiddaw & Bakestall from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick [with] Molly my gwp [weather] Rain, misty

Les Wrightson conquered Skiddaw on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] c273 skiddaw & gale rpond [with] Tan [weather] Good Sunny - Beatiful scenary

Richard Lycett scaled Skiddaw on June 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Jayne [weather] Pouring down with rain

Stephen Eddy walked up Skiddaw on June 18th, 2011 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil Whitehead [weather] Rainy, cloudy

Tony Aspden climbed Skiddaw on July 25th, 2005 [with] Andy [weather] Misty - Cumbria Way

Mo Garner bagged Skiddaw on March 29th, 2009 [with] Sharon [weather] Beautiful sunny day. Ice & snow last 500 ft & on summit.

Peter Harris has hiked Skiddaw [from/via/route] Keswick

G Philpott has summited Skiddaw [weather] Rain

Brian Laverty conquered Skiddaw on May 6th, 2012 [from/via/route] keswick [with] wendy [weather] snowy

Paul Hughes scaled Skiddaw on March 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Keswick via Jenkins hill [with] Fleur [weather] Cold & clear at times with snow underfoot deep in places. 60 to 70 mph winds with snow flurries, - Like a Arctic expedition

Helen Marrs walked up Skiddaw during 2008 [from/via/route] latrigg [with] Bob

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks climbed Skiddaw on December 17th, 2012 [from/via/route] Applethwaite, Keswick [with] Pete Tonks [weather] Wet on ground, snow on summit, low cloud - Did this walk again on 6th Feb 2013, heavy snow on the top, clear blue sky, fantastic views.

Dale Verrall bagged Skiddaw on November 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Gale rd car park - walk number C273 [with] Amber [weather] Sunny & snow - Amber sitting on my lap sheltering from the wind & snow (she is a standard schnauzer) in a shelter on the top

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

Michael Lee summited Skiddaw on September 24th, 2008 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Jill [weather] Sunny day until got to the top, then thick fog.. Sunny again as we went down!

Leona Skelton conquered Skiddaw during March, 2010 [from/via/route] Keswick [weather] Windy - Long, steady slog

Iain Taylor scaled Skiddaw on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Applethwaite (NY 28047 25403)

Raymond Barnett walked up Skiddaw on August 1st, 2012 [with] own [weather] mist

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

Mr Davison bagged Skiddaw during February, 2011 [from/via/route] carl side [with] jenny davison & celene davison [weather] frosty cold

Dave Eyes hiked Skiddaw on August 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] Walk in from Keswick. Ascend via Jenkins hill. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy with some rain. Very windy on top.

Martyn Hulyer summited Skiddaw on July 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] Mellbeck [with] Wife [weather] Sun & sometimes cloud - Long & steep at times & last part of accent steep & very loose scree very slipry underfoot. Accent info only.

Tanya Jones conquered Skiddaw on July 2nd, 2012 [from/via/route] Ravenstone Hotel - via footpath over fields to start. (go4awalkroute) [with] Gareth my Hubby [weather] Wet! low cloud & drizzle - no idea we were so near the top the visibility was that bad, but what a lovely surprise after slogging up a very wet steep scree slope on the South side.

David Heyes scaled Skiddaw on May 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] High Side [weather] Sunny - via Ullock Pike, Longside, Carl Side

Chris Bramley walked up Skiddaw on June 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Milbeck [with] Darren [weather] Sunny

Phillip Bulley climbed Skiddaw on April 7th, 2010 [from/via/route] via Skiddaw Man from the car park opposite latrigg [with] Alone [weather] Sunny

Charlie Housley bagged Skiddaw on September 2nd, 2009 [from/via/route] From Keswick tourist path car park. [with] Joanna; my patient wife [weather] Pretty abysmal once we got over half way to the summit. Low cloud & heavy rain set in for the rest of the walk. Prevent us from continuing onto Bakestall.

Stephen Littlewood hiked Skiddaw on November 1st, 2006 [weather] Deep snow

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

Stuart Crane conquered Skiddaw on July 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] c183 Skiddaw from Gale Road

Christine Knowles scaled Skiddaw on September 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Car park at Applethwaite? [with] Graham [weather] Rubbish - very windy indeed on top & no visibility

Colin Pomfret walked up Skiddaw on January 22nd, 1989 [from/via/route] High side & Ullock Pike ridge [with] Bob and Stan [weather] Clear & sunny but cold

Jayne Phelps climbed Skiddaw on March 21st, 2010 [from/via/route] Millbeck

Andy Nicholls bagged Skiddaw on September 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Katherine Bonner, Andy Dickinson, James Harding, Patrick Rogozinski, Andrew Thornton, Howard Wright, Alex Jones, Jonathan Bevan, Karen Roche, Melanie Dunn, Julie Davis, Wendy Sockett, Michael Austin, Jenny Godfrey, David Kelley, Paul Woodhouse, Martin Mayoh, Mr M A Blanchard, Imogen Gunson, David Watson, Peter Walsh, Julie Ross, Trevor Longman, Paul Kendell, Suzanne Houghton, Jo Dixon, Adrian Sherriff, Alan Fowler, David Shaw, Ian Barker, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Simon Clark, Carl Abbott, Edward Wells, Karen Mountain, Adam Beeby, Peter O'sullivan, Phil Clark, John Grimes, Elaine Grayson, Martyn Howarth, Robert Maclean, Michael Nolan, Neil Heywood, Pam Armstrong, Roddy Mcdougall, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Tracey Cowell, Gordon Lee, Paul Booth, Mark Ellerington, Louis Smith, Victoria Bates, Rod Cove, Angela Moroney, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Adrian Roberts, Tracey Cordes, Ray Ball, Louise Sandwith, Alan Davidson, Colin Bullen, Chris Pople, Wendy Sockett, Patrick Buckland, Robin Scott, Steve Davenport, Ian Tyler, David Kelley, Ian Thomas, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Neville Rapley, Paul Nicholson, Robin Blunden, Martyn Rouse, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Adam Shewry, Nick Bennett, Matthew Thomas, John Tippins, Ray O'hara, Linda Walker, Martin Cowell and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Skiddaw.

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Derwent Water, Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake and The Skiddaw Massif from High Seat

Derwent Water, Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake and The Skiddaw Massif from High Seat

Photo: David Hayter (186)

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (19)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Martin Hutchinson (1)

Derwent Water, with Skiddaw and Blencathra beyond from the summit of King's How

Derwent Water, with Skiddaw and Blencathra beyond from the summit of King's How

Photo: Chris Leonard (51)

Skiddaw from The River Derwent

Skiddaw from The River Derwent

Photo: Duncan Grant (4)

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Photo: Duncan Grant (1)

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (310)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: Jayne Morriss (4)

Looking towards Bassenthwaite and The Skiddaw Massif from Raise (Helvellyn)

Looking towards Bassenthwaite and The Skiddaw Massif from Raise (Helvellyn)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (30)

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

Photo: Peter Dryden (5)

Barrow and Rowling End, with Keswick and Derwent Water beyond and Skiddaw and Blecathra (or Saddleback) in the background from Causey Pike

Barrow and Rowling End, with Keswick and Derwent Water beyond and Skiddaw and Blecathra (or Saddleback) in the background from Causey Pike

Photo: Chris Haselden (48)

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)

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (133)

The Skiddaw Ridge

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Justine Dixon (1)

A snow capped Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) viewed from the summit of Skiddaw

A snow capped Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) viewed from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Charles Murray (2)

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

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

Photo: Tony Higgs (15)

Carl Side and Skiddaw Lower Man

Carl Side and Skiddaw Lower Man

Photo: Richard Nicholls (22)


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