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). Skiddaw is also classified as an 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 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 Long Side at 734m (2409ft). Long Side is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (79th highest in England, 136th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 71) and an English Nuttall (98th highest in England, 168th highest in England & Wales) ; Lonscale Fell at 715m (2347ft). Lonscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th highest in England, 152nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 80) and an 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 an 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 . . .

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Skiddaw from Carl Side

Photo: Colin Jenkins (5)

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (18)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (13)

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Skiddaw in the snow from Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (310)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Kai Peters (3)

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skiddaw

Photo: Richard Nicholls (20)

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Frozen Fence on a snow covered Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (16)

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (7)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Tony Higgs (15)

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)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (19)

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

*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)

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Deep snow on a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (307)

Bakestall summit cairn

Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (309)

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

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

Photo: Sean Ryan (1)

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)

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

The Newlands Valley from Carl Side

Photo: Richard Heeley (1)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Derwent Water and Keswick from Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (10)

Keswick and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Keswick and Derwent Water from Latrigg

Photo: Gerry Ball (6)

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Blencathra and the Northern Fells from Skiddaw summit

Photo: Ian Walmsley (1)

My son on Latrigg

My son on Latrigg

Photo: Peter Pearson (1)

*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)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (14)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike

Photo: Colin Jenkins (4)

*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)

Descending towards Bakestall

Descending towards Bakestall

Photo: William Ringwood (73)

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)

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

*Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Doups

Photo: Richard Nicholls (16)

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)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Photo: William Ringwood (10)

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Photo: William Ringwood (9)

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)

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw) Summit

Photo: Stuart Crane (3)

Skiddaw summit

Skiddaw summit

Photo: William Ringwood (12)

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Descending towards Bakestall from a very cold and snowy Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (306)

On the summit of Skiddaw

On the summit of Skiddaw

Photo: Martin Hutchinson (1)

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)

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

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

Photo: Gerry Ball (5)

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Skiddaw from below Ullock Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (69)

The Skiddaw Ridge

The Skiddaw Ridge

Photo: Jayne Morriss (2)

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

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

Photo: Mike Walker (300)

On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

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)

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)

Bakestall summit cairn

Bakestall summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (308)

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

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

Photo: Stuart Crane (4)

The summit of Skiddaw

The summit of Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (71)

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)

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Blencathra or Saddleback under a blanket of snow from Skiddaw

Photo: John Holt (15)

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (12)

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)

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)

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

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)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (13)

*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)

On Ullock Pike on the way up to Skiddaw

On Ullock Pike on the way up to Skiddaw

Photo: Paul Baldry (2)

Ullock Pike from Long Side

Ullock Pike from Long Side

Photo: William Ringwood (70)

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)

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)

*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)

Keswick and Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw).

Keswick and Derwent Water from Dodd (Skiddaw).

Photo: Rob Hadley (7)

Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw (left) and Longside Edge from Ullock Pike

Photo: Tony Price (2)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Barf and Crummock Water from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen King (2)

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Little Man (Skiddaw) from Carl Side Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (6)

Skiddaw Summit

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins (8)

Southern End of Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Southern End of Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (10)

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (11)

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Keswick, Derwent Water and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw

Photo: William Ringwood (11)

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)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

*Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (12)


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