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

The highest point in the Northern Fells


Route outline for walk c186:

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




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Skiddaw at 931m (3056ft). Skiddaw is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (6th highest in England, 17th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 4). Skiddaw is also known as an English Nuttall (7th in England, 19th in England & Wales). Skiddaw is classified as a Marilyn (3rd highest in England, 188th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Little Man (Skiddaw), 865m (2839ft). Little Man (Skiddaw) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (17th highest in England, 39th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 15). Little Man (Skiddaw) is also known as an English Nuttall (21st in England, 46th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Lonscale Fell, 715m (2347ft). Lonscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 80). Lonscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (113th in England, 192nd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Sale How (Skiddaw), 666m (2186ft) - an English Nuttall (176th Eng, 298th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

In no particular order . . .

Skiddaw Summit

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Gale Road, near Applethwaite

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Gale Road, near Applethwaite

Photo: Andy Lyons (2)

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (72)

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (15)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: William Ringwood (12)

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (11)

The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

The Skiddaw Ridge

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)


. . . load all 31 walk photos from Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick


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