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 - 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 - *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)

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

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

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (12)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - *Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen King (2)

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 Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Little Man (Skiddaw), Carl Side and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (3)

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

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (12)

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 - 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)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side, Long Side, Longside Edge and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side, Long Side, Longside Edge and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (4)

Walk c447 The Skiddaw Massif from Millbeck, nr Keswick - Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (11)

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 - On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

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)


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