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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
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

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 Little Man (Skiddaw), 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 in England, 46th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit 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).

Along the way you will also bag Long Side, 734m (2409ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th Eng, 137th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 71) and an English Nuttall (98th Eng, 168th Eng & Wal); Lonscale Fell 715m (2347ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th Eng, 153rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 80) and an English Nuttall (113th Eng, 192nd Eng & Wal); Ullock Pike 690m (2265ft) - a Wainwright (No. 96); Bakestall 673m (2209ft) - a Wainwright (No. 100); Dodd (Skiddaw) 502m (1647ft) - a Wainwright (No. 174), and an English Dewey (175th in Eng, 407th Eng & Wal) and Latrigg 367m (1204ft) - a Wainwright (No. 206).


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 c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick

In no particular order . . .

Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw) summit

Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (11)

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Christine Shepherd (458)

Looking up to Skiddaw from Whitewater Dash

Looking up to Skiddaw from Whitewater Dash

Photo: William Ringwood (74)

Tony Price on Eagle Crag

Tony Price on Eagle Crag

Photo: Tony Price (4)

*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)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (6)

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

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)

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)

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (307)


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