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

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) 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 English Mountain (Hewitt) (71st highest in England, 125th 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:

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.

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

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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 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)

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 - On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow from Skiddaw (Little Man)

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

Photo: Mike Walker (300)

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 - Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (14)

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 - On Ullock Pike on the way up to Skiddaw

On Ullock Pike on the way up to Skiddaw

Photo: Paul Baldry (2)

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 - Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

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

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)

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

Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (309)

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 - Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Tony Price (2)

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

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)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Martin Hutchinson (1)

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)


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