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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
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 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 Carl Side at 746m (2448ft). Carl Side is classified as an 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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side

In no particular order . . .

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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 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 - 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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (11)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - The high drystone wall on Low Pike (Scandale)

The high drystone wall on Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (315)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Dead Crags (Bakestall) from Birkett Edge

Dead Crags (Bakestall) from Birkett Edge

Photo: Mike Walker (312)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Bakestall from the Cumbria Way, Back O' Skiddaw

Bakestall from the Cumbria Way, Back O' Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (314)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - *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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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 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 - Crag Hill (left), Grisedale Pike (centre), Hopegill Head and Ladyside Pike from Longside Edge

Crag Hill (left), Grisedale Pike (centre), Hopegill Head and Ladyside Pike from Longside Edge

Photo: Tony Price (1)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Ullock Pike

Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (1)

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

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (307)

Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side - 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 c248 Skiddaw from High Side - Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (69)

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

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (4)


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