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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (6th highest in England, 17th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 4). Skiddaw is also known as a English Nuttall (7th highest in England, 19th highest in England & Wales). Skiddaw is also classified as a English Marilyn (3rd highest in England, 189th 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (17th highest in England, 39th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 15). Little Man (Skiddaw) is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (71st highest in England, 125th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 64). Carl Side is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in England, 136th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 71) and a English Nuttall (98th highest in England, 168th highest in England & Wales); Lonscale Fell at 715m (2347ft). Lonscale Fell is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th highest in England, 152nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 80) and a English Nuttall (113th highest in England, 192nd highest in England & Wales); Ullock Pike at 690m (2265ft). Ullock Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 96) ; Bakestall at 673m (2209ft). Bakestall is classified as a Wainwright (No. 100) ; Dodd (Skiddaw) at 502m (1647ft). Dodd (Skiddaw) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 174), and a English Dewey (176th highest in England, 408th highest in England & Wales).; Latrigg at 367m (1204ft). Latrigg is classified as a Wainwright (No. 206)

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 . . .

Morecambe Bay sunset featuring Black Combe (right)

Morecambe Bay sunset featuring Black Combe (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (153)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (13)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Ian Windle (47)

Keswick and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Keswick and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Photo: Gerry Ball (6)

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (12)

Callow (left), Nills, Church Stretton, The Lawley, Caer Caradoc Hill and Ragleth Hill (right) from near Minton

Callow (left), Nills, Church Stretton, The Lawley, Caer Caradoc Hill and Ragleth Hill (right) from near Minton

Photo: Debbie Green (11)

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

On Slieve Donard (Sliabh Donairt) in the snow

Photo: William Wallace (4)

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Photo: Geoff Jones (1)

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (174)

Darling Fell summit cairn

Darling Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (484)

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (29)

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Photo: Maurice Openshaw (5)

Derwent Water and Keswick from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (10)

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

Fantastic view from the top of Wolfscote Hill

Fantastic view from the top of Wolfscote Hill

Photo: Jeff Loyd (5)

Stepping Stones across the River Ure near Askrigg

Stepping Stones across the River Ure near Askrigg

Photo: Mark Reid (2)

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

*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)

Hayfield Church

Hayfield Church

Photo: Richard Hooper (23)

Punchbowl Inn, Askham

Punchbowl Inn, Askham

Photo: Mike Walker (127)

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stuart Crane (3)

On Ullock Pike on the way up to Skiddaw

On Ullock Pike on the way up to Skiddaw

Photo: Paul Baldry (2)

Galleny Force

Galleny Force

Photo: Gerry Ball (44)

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (11)

The Cheviot from Broadhope Hill

The Cheviot from Broadhope Hill

Photo: Mike Knipe (176)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (39)

Coldberry Gutter Mine

Coldberry Gutter Mine

Photo: Ben Houghton (3)

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Photo: Darren Proctor (4)

Shooting lodge below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Shooting lodge below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (207)

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)

Britland Edge Hill summit

Britland Edge Hill summit

Photo: Dorsal Finn (57)

Burpham church

Burpham church

Photo: Robert Salisbury (11)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Martin Hutchinson (1)

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Birchen Edge summit trig point

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (15)

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)

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Photo: Peter Schofield (4)

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

The Fox Memorial on Buckden Pike

Photo: Sandy Taylor (1)

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)

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)

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (93)

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)

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (46)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

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)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (12)

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Photo: Robert Salisbury (6)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

The view from the summit of Wetton Hill (South West Top)

The view from the summit of Wetton Hill (South West Top)

Photo: Michael Davidson (37)

The Titterstone Incline

The Titterstone Incline

Photo: Martin Teasdale (2)

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Photo: Bob Illingworth (3)

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Photo: Andrew Garnett (3)

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

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)

Keswick and Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw).

Keswick and Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw).

Photo: Rob Hadley (7)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

Thornton Moor Reservoir from the Bronte Way near Sunny Bank

Thornton Moor Reservoir from the Bronte Way near Sunny Bank

Photo: Stuart Richardson (7)

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

On the summit of Carnedd Moel Siabod

Photo: Dave Slack (1)

Southern End of Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Southern End of Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (10)

Tilgate Park, Crawley

Tilgate Park, Crawley

Photo: Jean Betts (18)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (4)

Boretree Tarn on Finsthwaite Heights

Boretree Tarn on Finsthwaite Heights

Photo: Andy Malcolm (190)

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (7)

The Wells, Stow-on-the-Wold

The Wells, Stow-on-the-Wold

Photo: Brian Park (1)

Wettonmill

Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (12)

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Photo: David Wright (87)

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

Photo: Russell Hubbard (12)

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Photo: Andy Malcolm (211)

Descending Dowgang Hush

Descending Dowgang Hush

Photo: Des Tucker (11)

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Photo: Paul Johnson (9)

Borrowdale and Styhead Pass from the slopes of Great Gable above Sty Head

Borrowdale and Styhead Pass from the slopes of Great Gable above Sty Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (220)

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Photo: Jamie Whysall (1)

Looking onto An Stuc (Ben Lawers) from Meall Garbh (Loch Tay)

Looking onto An Stuc (Ben Lawers) from Meall Garbh (Loch Tay)

Photo: Ronnie Clayes (6)

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)

Stob Breac from Inverlochlarig

Stob Breac from Inverlochlarig

Photo: Mike Walker (130)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (390)

Descending towards Bakestall

Descending towards Bakestall

Photo: William Ringwood (73)

The Jubilee Monument Obelisk on the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

The Jubilee Monument Obelisk on the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (158)

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (18)

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Photo: Chris Brankin (41)

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)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (15)

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

Photo: Alex Oldridge (4)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Langcliffe Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (666)

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (30)

Glen Dee from The Devil's Point

Glen Dee from The Devil's Point

Photo: Mark Kissipie (11)

Hallin Fell from a viewpoint on the descent from High Dodd (Sleet Fell)

Hallin Fell from a viewpoint on the descent from High Dodd (Sleet Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (618)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Bear in a tree near Wattisham

Bear in a tree near Wattisham

Photo: Anne Trew (1)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (19)

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

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

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

Photo: Sean Ryan (1)

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)

The Red Kite Trail in Chopwell Wood

The Red Kite Trail in Chopwell Wood

Photo: David Wright (169)

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)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Views from Newport Wetlands Reserve, Uskmouth, Newport

Views from Newport Wetlands Reserve, Uskmouth, Newport

Photo: Roy Crogan (39)

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Photo: Martin Mackey (3)

Family on top of Dodd (Skiddaw) with Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side behind

Family on top of Dodd (Skiddaw) with Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (2)

Old quarries on Chinley Churn

Old quarries on Chinley Churn

Photo: Paul Stewart (11)

Public Footpath number 3, which runs from Fen Road to Walcott Road, Billinghay

Public Footpath number 3, which runs from Fen Road to Walcott Road, Billinghay

Photo: John Tattersall (6)

Dalton Quarry in Middleton Dale near Stoney Middleton

Dalton Quarry in Middleton Dale near Stoney Middleton

Photo: Robin Coates (2)

On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

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)

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Photo: Ian Walmsley (1)

Memorial to a crashed aircraft on Whittle Hill

Memorial to a crashed aircraft on Whittle Hill

Photo: Paul Chadwick (7)

The Money Tree on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

The Money Tree on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Photo: Bob Ferguson (50)

Craster Tower

Craster Tower

Photo: David Wright (20)

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

Ullock Pike from Long Side

Ullock Pike from Long Side

Photo: William Ringwood (70)

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

Photo: Richard Peacock (6)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (15)

Limestone Pavement on top of Malham Cove

Limestone Pavement on top of Malham Cove

Photo: Sheila Holmes (5)

Drygarn Fawr from a boundary stone on Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn)

Drygarn Fawr from a boundary stone on Gorllwyn (Pen y Gorllwyn)

Photo: Colin France (5)

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (307)

The Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

The Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (161)

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

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

Photo: Mike Walker (300)

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)

Bakestall summit cairn

Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (309)

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Photo: David Thompson (2)

William Clough

William Clough

Photo: Stella Whittaker (2)

Bache Hill summit trig point with Black Mixen on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Bache Hill summit trig point with Black Mixen on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (5)

Beinn Chaorach from Gleann a' Chlachain

Beinn Chaorach from Gleann a' Chlachain

Photo: Mike Walker (247)

The Skiddaw Ridge

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)

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)

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Photo: Malcolm McLean (3)

Wild Camping at Loch Lundie between Invergarry and Fort Augustus in the Great Glen

Wild Camping at Loch Lundie between Invergarry and Fort Augustus in the Great Glen

Photo: Mike Knipe (243)

*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)

Barley, Ing Ends and Ogden Reservoirs from the top Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Barley, Ing Ends and Ogden Reservoirs from the top Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Mike Mcdonnell (14)

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (11)

On Striding Edge in mist

On Striding Edge in mist

Photo: Ian Gaylard (8)

The glorious Staffordshire countryside from the summit of Narrowdale Hill

The glorious Staffordshire countryside from the summit of Narrowdale Hill

Photo: Don Ritchie (40)

Frozen Quarry at the top of the Bloody Bridge River

Frozen Quarry at the top of the Bloody Bridge River

Photo: Colin McCourt (15)

The Norfolk Countryside near Weeting in the snow

The Norfolk Countryside near Weeting in the snow

Photo: Jean Betts (102)

Whins Brow summit trig point

Whins Brow summit trig point

Photo: Syd Barnes (2)

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (4)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (69)

On the lower slopes of Ben Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe and Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe in the background

On the lower slopes of Ben Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe and Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe in the background

Photo: Kim Corke (1)

Caerwys Animal Pound Information Plaque

Caerwys Animal Pound Information Plaque

Photo: Peter Imrie (7)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

Heading South from Carn Edward in the Preseli Hills

Heading South from Carn Edward in the Preseli Hills

Photo: Neil Toulouse (7)

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (14)

Llyn Cwm-y-foel (left) and Cnicht (right) from near Llyn Yr Adar

Llyn Cwm-y-foel (left) and Cnicht (right) from near Llyn Yr Adar

Photo: Martin Talbot (12)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Geoff Smithson (50)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Photo: William Ringwood (10)

The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (18)

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (11)

Arundel Castle entrance

Arundel Castle entrance

Photo: Robert Salisbury (1)

Derwent Water and the Newland Fells from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Derwent Water and the Newland Fells from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stuart Crane (4)

Moelwyn Bach (left) and Craigysgafn (right) from Stwlan Dam

Moelwyn Bach (left) and Craigysgafn (right) from Stwlan Dam

Photo: Gerald Murphy (39)

The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Photo: Jack Quick (10)

Seat Sandal summit

Seat Sandal summit

Photo: David Hayter (311)

*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)

Mungrisdale from Raven Crags

Mungrisdale from Raven Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (143)

River Swale and High Harker Hill from Reeth

River Swale and High Harker Hill from Reeth

Photo: David Leak (11)

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)

Me jumping for joy at the great view from at Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, with Edinburgh Castle in the background

Me jumping for joy at the great view from at Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, with Edinburgh Castle in the background

Photo: Bethany Lawrie (2)

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (17)

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (306)

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (79)

The Drake Stone in the Harbottle Hills

The Drake Stone in the Harbottle Hills

Photo: David Wright (3)

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Pete approaching one of the high points of Striding Edge

Photo: Jill Smythe (2)

*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)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (123)

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Photo: William Ringwood (9)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (14)

Looking North East to Knott (Uldale Fells), High Pike (Caldbeck) and Carrock Fell from the summit cairn on Bakestall

Looking North East to Knott (Uldale Fells), High Pike (Caldbeck) and Carrock Fell from the summit cairn on Bakestall

Photo: Christine Shepherd (60)

Petton Hall

Petton Hall

Photo: Joel Bennett (5)

Clive Church

Clive Church

Photo: Peter Littler (1)

The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

Madwoman's Stones, Edale Moor

Madwoman's Stones, Edale Moor

Photo: Ian Windle (36)

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Muker Methodist Church

Muker Methodist Church

Photo: Cheryl Sullivan (2)

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)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (6)

The Falls of Tarf

The Falls of Tarf

Photo: Mike Knipe (59)

Meltham across Meltham Moor from West Nab

Meltham across Meltham Moor from West Nab

Photo: Gordon Leather (4)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Photo: Jimmy Wakefield (4)

On Sergeant Man

On Sergeant Man

Photo: Kurt Elliott (4)

Old Kiln workings on Fremington Edge

Old Kiln workings on Fremington Edge

Photo: Robert Hardaker (15)

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Photo: Des Ellwood (2)

Bakestall summit cairn

Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (308)

Dove Dale Stepping Stones across the River Dove

Dove Dale Stepping Stones across the River Dove

Photo: Brian Lunn (3)

Skiddaw Summit

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Lesley Line (1)

Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Photo: James Brennan (4)

The River Esk in Langholm where it meets Ewes Water

The River Esk in Langholm where it meets Ewes Water

Photo: Mike Maclean (3)

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Looking East to Belncathra from the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (72)

Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw) summit

Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (11)

Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Tony Price (2)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (13)

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Photo: Lovat Fraser (16)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

Carnedd Dafydd from Gwaun-y-gwiail, Bethesda

Carnedd Dafydd from Gwaun-y-gwiail, Bethesda

Photo: Roger Maloney (11)

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Photo: Chris Fairfowl (2)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: William Ringwood (12)

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

On the summit of Brown Willy

On the summit of Brown Willy

Photo: Patrick Fludder (1)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

The Shoulder of Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike with Little Man (Skiddaw) in the distance

The Shoulder of Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike with Little Man (Skiddaw) in the distance

Photo: David Hemingway (2)

Tottlebank Height Summit Cairn

Tottlebank Height Summit Cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (300)

The River South Tyne near Tynehead

The River South Tyne near Tynehead

Photo: Mike Knipe (71)

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

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

Photo: Gerry Ball (5)

*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)

Cat Bells (Catbells) with Dale Head (Newlands) & Hindscarth beyond from Latrigg

Cat Bells (Catbells) with Dale Head (Newlands) & Hindscarth beyond from Latrigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (6)

Stream above Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)<br>from the North Wales Path, Dyserth

Stream above Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)
from the North Wales Path, Dyserth

Photo: Peter Ingham (9)

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

Photo: Mike Smart (9)

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)

My son on Latrigg

My son on Latrigg

Photo: Peter Pearson (1)

Cuns Fell summit

Cuns Fell summit

Photo: Mark Kissipie (76)

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

Photo: Richard Nicholls (16)

Wild ponies on St David's Head, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Wild ponies on St David's Head, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Photo: David Hague (20)

The Water Cut Sculpture on Lady Anne's Way, Mallerstang Valley

The Water Cut Sculpture on Lady Anne's Way, Mallerstang Valley

Photo: Robert Hall (46)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen King (2)

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Llan y Fan Fawr from Fan Brycheiniog

Photo: Georg Dite (6)

Murton Fell summit cairn

Murton Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (103)

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (310)

Sundorne Castle Farm

Sundorne Castle Farm

Photo: Keith Watson (2)

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (20)


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