Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side

Stunning high level route


Route outline for walk c248:

High Side  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Ling How  -  The Edge  -  Ullock Pike  -  Longside Edge  -  Long Side  -  Carl Side  -  Skiddaw  -  Bakestall  -  Birkett Edge  -  Whitewater Dash  -  Back O' Skiddaw  -  Melbecks  -  High Side




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
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 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).

You will also reach the summit of Long Side at 734m (2409ft). Long Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in England, 136th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 71). Long Side is also known as an English Nuttall (98th highest in England, 168th 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.

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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side

In no particular order . . .

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (72)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (6)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - *Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (9)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (19)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Dash Beck and Black Nettle Hause from Birkett Edge

Dash Beck and Black Nettle Hause from Birkett Edge

Photo: Mike Walker (311)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - The Shoulder of Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike with Little Man (Skiddaw) in the distance

The Shoulder of Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike with Little Man (Skiddaw) in the distance

Photo: David Hemingway (2)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Dash Beck

Dash Beck

Photo: Mike Walker (313)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Photo: Ian Walmsley (1)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Tony Price (2)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (7)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Whitewater Dash Waterfalls

Whitewater Dash Waterfalls

Photo: Christine Shepherd (61)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side - *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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side - *Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (4)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Skiddaw Summit

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)


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