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.




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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Skiddaw at 930m (3052ft). 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 highest in England, 19th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (3rd highest in England, 189th highest in the UK). The summit of Skiddaw is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Little Man (Skiddaw) at 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 highest in England, 46th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Lonscale Fell at 715m (2346ft). Lonscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (90th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 80). Lonscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (113th highest in England, 192nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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

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Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - The trig point on the summit of a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

The trig point on the summit of a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (304)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (5)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (306)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (72)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (14)

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

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

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

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

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

Lonscale Fell from (above) Gale Road

Photo: William Ringwood (8)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - The trig point and viewpoint indicator on the summit of a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

The trig point and viewpoint indicator on the summit of a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (305)

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

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Photo: William Ringwood (10)

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

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - *Southeastern panorama from the summit of Skiddaw with Blencathra and Blease Fell silhouetted left of centre

*Southeastern panorama from the summit of Skiddaw with Blencathra and Blease Fell silhouetted left of centre

Photo: Andy Malcolm (93)

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

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Bowscale Fell (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback with Sharp Edge clearly visible (centre) with a dusting of snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

Bowscale Fell (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback with Sharp Edge clearly visible (centre) with a dusting of snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

Photo: Mike Walker (299)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

Photo: Mike Walker (300)

Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick - Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

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

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)

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

Skiddaw summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (19)


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