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

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

The highest point in the Northern Fells

Walk 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.

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Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick Keswick, Gale Road (Underscar) Nr Keswick, Lonscale Fell, Jenkin Hill, Little Man (Skiddaw), Skiddaw, Sale How (Skiddaw), Skiddaw House, Gale Road (Underscar) Nr Keswick The Northern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Skiddaw summit
Photo: Richard Nicholls

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Skiddaw at 931m (3056ft). Skiddaw is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (6th in England, 17th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 4). Skiddaw is also known as an English Nuttall (7th in England, 19th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (3rd in England, 188th 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 in England, 39th 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 in England, 153rd 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) and

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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


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

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

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Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

1. Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw
Photo: John Holt (15)


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2. *Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw
Photo: Colin Jenkins (9)

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Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

3. Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw
Photo: John Holt (16)


Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

4. Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw
Photo: William Ringwood (11)


Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

5. Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw
Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)


The summit of Skiddaw. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

6. The summit of Skiddaw
Photo: William Ringwood (71)


Little Man (Skiddaw) from Gale Road, near Applethwaite. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

7. Little Man (Skiddaw) from Gale Road, near Applethwaite
Photo: Andy Lyons (2)


Skiddaw Summit. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

8. Skiddaw Summit
Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)


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9. *Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell
Photo: Colin Jenkins (13)

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Skiddaw summit. Walk route map c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick photo

10. Skiddaw summit
Photo: William Ringwood (12)



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