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

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 in England, 19th in England & Wales). Skiddaw is classified as a Marilyn (3rd highest in England, 188th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Carl Side, 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 in England, 152nd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Long Side, 734m (2409ft). Long Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in England, 137th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 71). Long Side is also known as an English Nuttall (98th in England, 168th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Ullock Pike, 690m (2265ft) - a Wainwright (No. 96) and Bakestall 673m (2209ft) - a Wainwright (No. 100).


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

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Great Calva and Whitewater Dash from The Cumbria Way at Melbecks, Back o' Skiddaw

Great Calva and Whitewater Dash from The Cumbria Way at Melbecks, Back o' Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (17)

The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (3)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (6)

Longside Edge, Long Side and Ullock Pike summit with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond from Carl Side

Longside Edge, Long Side and Ullock Pike summit with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond from Carl Side

Photo: Bob Nijssen (2)

Whitewater Dash Waterfalls

Whitewater Dash Waterfalls

Photo: Christine Shepherd (61)

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (7)

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (11)


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