Walk c321 Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Peak Baggers route


Route outline for walk c321:

Keswick  -  Millbeck  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Doups  -  White Stones  -  Carl Side  -  Longside Edge  -  Long Side  -  Skiddaw  -  Little Man (Skiddaw)  -  Jenkin Hill  -  Lonscale Fell  -  Lonscale Crags  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Applethwaite  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Millbeck  -  Nr Keswick.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Along the way you will also bag Long Side at 734m (2409ft). Long Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in England, 137th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 71) and an English Nuttall (98th highest in England, 168th highest in England & Wales) ; Lonscale Fell at 715m (2347ft). Lonscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 80) and an English Nuttall (113th highest in England, 192nd highest in England & Wales).

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 c321 Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck, nr Keswick

In no particular order . . .

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Photo: Ian Walmsley (1)

Ullock Pike from Long Side

Ullock Pike from Long Side

Photo: William Ringwood (70)

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)

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (20)

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (307)

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (15)

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Skiddaw Summit

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (5)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

Derwent Water and Keswick from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (10)

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (12)

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)

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (7)

Monument on the Cumbria Way near Applethwaite

Monument on the Cumbria Way near Applethwaite

Photo: Richard Nicholls (21)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

Photo: Mike Walker (300)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Martin Hutchinson (1)

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)

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (11)

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (11)

Mike & his dog on the a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Mike & his dog on the a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (303)

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)

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: William Ringwood (12)

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (72)

The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

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)

*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)

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (306)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Photo: William Ringwood (10)

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

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)

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)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (6)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (19)

The Skiddaw Ridge

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

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)

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)

*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)

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

Photo: Richard Nicholls (16)

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Photo: William Ringwood (9)

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)

*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)

Descending towards Bakestall

Descending towards Bakestall

Photo: William Ringwood (73)

On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

Carl Side and Skiddaw Lower Man

Carl Side and Skiddaw Lower Man

Photo: Richard Nicholls (22)

*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)

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)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c321 Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck, nr Keswick


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