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

The Lake District National Park,
Cumbria, England

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

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Charles Murray (2 of 2)

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Walk c327 Dodd (Skiddaw) from Dodd Wood

Easy ascent to superb views

Route Summary: - Old Sawmill Tearooms, Longside Wood, Skill Beck, Dodd (Skiddaw), Dodd Wood, Old Sawmill Tearooms.

Length: 6km (3¾ miles) | Ascent: 436m (1,430ft) | Allow at least: 2¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side

Stunning high level route

Route Summary: - 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.

Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 890m (2,919ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk c315 Carl Side and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Dodd Wood

Terrific Views

Route Summary: - Old Sawmill Tearooms, Longside Wood, The Allerdale Ramble, Ling How, The Edge, Ullock Pike, Longside Edge, Long Side, Carl Side, White Stones, Skill Beck, Dodd (Skiddaw), Dodd Wood, Old Sawmill Tearooms.

Length: 11.5km (7¼ miles) | Ascent: 950m (3,116ft) | Allow at least: 5¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

The highest point in the Northern Fells

Route Summary: - Keswick, Gale Road (Underscar) Nr Keswick, Lonscale Fell, Jenkin Hill, Little Man (Skiddaw), Skiddaw, Sale How (Skiddaw), Skiddaw House, Gale Road (Underscar) Nr Keswick.

Length: 16.5km (10¼ miles) | Ascent: 869m (2,850ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Superb walk up the Northern Fells' Highest

Route Summary: - Keswick, Millbeck, The Allerdale Ramble, Doups, White Stones, Carl Side, Longside Edge, Long Side, Skiddaw, Little Man (Skiddaw), The Cumbria Way, Applethwaite, The Allerdale Ramble, Millbeck, Nr Keswick.

Length: 13km (8 miles) | Ascent: 1,008m (3,306ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c273 Skiddaw and Bakestall from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

Excellent high level ridge walk

Route Summary: - Keswick, Gale Road, Lonscale Fell, Jenkin Hill, Little Man (Skiddaw), Skiddaw, Bakestall, Birkett Edge, Whitewater Dash, Back O' Skiddaw, The Cumbria Way, Skiddaw House, Gale Road (Underscar) Nr Keswick.

Length: 18.5km (11½ miles) | Ascent: 980m (3,214ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c321 Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Peak Baggers route

Route Summary: - Keswick, Millbeck, The Allerdale Ramble, Doups, White Stones, Carl Side, Longside Edge, Long Side, Skiddaw, Little Man (Skiddaw), Jenkin Hill, Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Crags, The Cumbria Way, Applethwaite, The Allerdale Ramble, Millbeck, Nr Keswick.

Length: 15km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 1,076m (3,529ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Long high level route

Route Summary: - Keswick, Millbeck, The Allerdale Ramble, Doups, Dodd (Skiddaw), White Stones (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Longside Edge, Long Side, Ullock Pike, Carlside Tarn, Skiddaw, Blake Hill, Bakestall, Little Man (Skiddaw), Jenkin Hill, Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Crags, The Cumbria Way, Latrigg, Applethwaite, The Allerdale Ramble, Millbeck, Nr Keswick.

Length: 24.5km (15¼ miles) | Ascent: 1,663m (5,458ft) | Allow at least: 11hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


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