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). Skiddaw is also classified as an English Marilyn (3rd highest in England, 188th highest in the UK).

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, 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).

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, 137th 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 Ullock Pike at 690m (2265ft). Ullock Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 96) ; Bakestall at 673m (2209ft). Bakestall is classified as a Wainwright (No. 100) .

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 . . .

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (310)

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)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Martin Hutchinson (1)

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)

*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)

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

*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)

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (20)

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (15)


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