Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Superb walk up the Northern Fells' Highest


Route outline for walk c236:

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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
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 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 highest in England, 19th highest in England & Wales). Skiddaw is also classified as an English Marilyn (3rd highest in England, 189th highest in the UK).

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 Carl Side at 746m (2448ft). Carl Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (71st highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 64). Carl Side is also known as an English Nuttall (87th highest in England, 152nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Long Side at 734m (2409ft). Long Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in England, 137th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 71) and an English Nuttall (98th highest in England, 168th highest in England & Wales).

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 c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick

In no particular order . . .

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: Richard Nicholls (19)

Sale How (foreground) Blencathra (centre) and Lonscale Fell (right) from Skiddaw

Sale How (foreground) Blencathra (centre) and Lonscale Fell (right) from Skiddaw

Photo: Tony Price (3)

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (306)

Carl Side and Skiddaw Lower Man

Carl Side and Skiddaw Lower Man

Photo: Richard Nicholls (22)

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

*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)

Monument on the Cumbria Way near Applethwaite

Monument on the Cumbria Way near Applethwaite

Photo: Richard Nicholls (21)

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (20)

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)


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