Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Long high level route


Route outline for walk c447:

Keswick  -  Millbeck  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Doups  -  Dodd (Skiddaw)  -  White Stones (Skiddaw)  -  Carl Side  -  Longside Edge  -  Long Side  -  Ullock Pike  -  Carlside Tarn  -  Skiddaw  -  Blake Hill  -  Bakestall  -  Little Man (Skiddaw)  -  Jenkin Hill  -  Lonscale Fell  -  Lonscale Crags  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Latrigg  -  Applethwaite  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Millbeck  -  Nr Keswick.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
9
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 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 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:

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.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.


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 c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick

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Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Photo: Ian Walmsley (1)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - On the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw) on Easter Monday, 2013

On the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw) on Easter Monday, 2013

Photo: Sean Ryan (1)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - *Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

Photo: Richard Nicholls (16)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - 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 c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw Summit

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - The Newlands Fells and Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike summit cairn

The Newlands Fells and Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (69)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (310)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Descending towards Bakestall

Descending towards Bakestall

Photo: William Ringwood (73)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (72)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - 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 c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - 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 c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw) summit

Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (11)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - *High Spy, High Spy (North Top) and Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Latrigg

*High Spy, High Spy (North Top) and Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Photo: Richard Nicholls (23)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - 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 c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Photo: William Ringwood (9)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stuart Crane (3)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Keswick and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Keswick and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Photo: Gerry Ball (6)


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