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) 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 Carl Side at 746m (2448ft). Carl Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (71st highest in England, 125th 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:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Allerdale Ramble, an 87km (54 miles) linear footpath connecting Seathwaite in Cumbria, with Grune Point in Cumbria, England. The Allerdale Ramble is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Allerdale Ramble.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.

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

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Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - *Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

Photo: Richard Nicholls (16)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Myself, two of my sons, Matt and Richard, and my friend Gary between Skiddaw and Skiddaw Little Man on a bitter cold winters day!

Myself, two of my sons, Matt and Richard, and my friend Gary between Skiddaw and Skiddaw Little Man on a bitter cold winters day!

Photo: Frank Nuttall (1)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Descending Carl Side towards the White Stones with a fine view of Derwent water

Descending Carl Side towards the White Stones with a fine view of Derwent water

Photo: Bob Nijssen (5)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, 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 c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - A snow capped Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) viewed from the summit of Skiddaw

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

Photo: Charles Murray (2)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: William Ringwood (12)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, 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 c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Photo: Ian Walmsley (1)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, 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 c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Derwent Water and The Newlands Fells from The White Stones on Carl Side

Derwent Water and The Newlands Fells from The White Stones on Carl Side

Photo: Bob Nijssen (3)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (19)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - *Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

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

Photo: Colin Jenkins (13)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (15)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick - *Cat Bells (Catbells) (left), Causey Pike (centre), Grisedale Pike (right) and Braithwaite (foreground) from Doups

*Cat Bells (Catbells) (left), Causey Pike (centre), Grisedale Pike (right) and Braithwaite (foreground) from Doups

Photo: Richard Nicholls (17)

Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, 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)


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