Skiddaw Lesser, Little and High Men

Sat 9 Apr 2016

Route: Latrigg car park (end of Gale Road) - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Jenkin Hill - Latrigg car park

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,250ft

Time: 3 hours

With: On Own


Spring weather, blue sky, broken/scattered clouds, not much wind, pretty mild even at Skiddaw's summit. Swarms heading up as I descended.

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The Coledale Horseshoe

The view south over Keswick and Derwent Water to the high fells

Skiddaw Lesser Man ahead

Looking back with the Helvellyn ridge in the distance

Lonscale Fell with Blencathra behind as I head up Lesser Man

Skiddaw Lesser Man

Derwent Water far below

Looking over Lesser Man to the Helvellyn fells

Skiddaw Little Man's summit cairn

A snow free Carrock Fell in the distance

Skiddaw from Little Man

Skiddaw's summit ridge, looking north to the summit in the far distance

Skiddaw summit

Carl Side, Long Side and Ullock Pike with the north western fells beyond

Skiddaw's summit ridge looking back south

Little Man and Derwent Water

Through the gate and round the side of Little Man as I head down

Descending Jenkin Hill

Looking back to Jenkin Hill from the Hawell Monument, nearly back at the car

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