09 Skiddaw

Walks » Walking Log » 2007

Sat 19 May 2007

Route: Mirehouse, The Old Sawmill Tea Room - Dodd - Long Doors - White Stones - Carl Side - Carlside Tarn - Skiddaw - Broad End - Cockup - Melbecks - Peter House Farm

Distance: 6.50 miles

Ascent: 3,150ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: David Hall


It is all a question of timing... A morning walk in the worst weather of the week, windy with showers. On the summit we were in cloud, it was blowing a gale and hailing - very painful. This afternoon it is still windy but dry and sunny with the Skiddaw summit cloud free!

Everest the Easy Way ascent 9.


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