Five Skiddaw Fells

Sat 22 Jan 2011

Route: Briar Rigg, Keswick - Latrigg car park (end of Gale Road) - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Bakestall - Birkett Edge - Cumbria Way - Skiddaw House - Glenderaterra valley - Latrigg car park - Latrigg - Briar Rigg

Distance: 14.00 miles

Ascent: 4,150ft

Time: 7 hours

With: David Hall and Neil Haslewood


Overcast, Skiddaw summit in cloud

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The Skiddaw fells from the end of Spoony Green Lane

Looking across to the north western fells

Over Keswick to Catbells

Whit Beck

Ascending Lonscale Fell

High Rigg

Little Man and Skiddaw both with their tops in cloud from Lonscale Fell's summit

Looking back to Lonscale Fell (with Blencathra behind) from the path up Lesser Man

Skiddaw from Little Man

Carl Side, Long Side and Ullock Pike

Looking back to Little Man from our route up Skiddaw

Zooming in on Derwent Water

Down to Bakestall

Binsey with Criffel in the distance from Bakestall

Binsey from above Whitewater Dash

The track to Skiddaw House

Carrock Fell in the distance

Great Calva

The path under/through Lonscale Crags

The Helvellyn ridge with some cloud on top

Causey Pike

The Skiddaw fells from Latrigg

Afternoon sun on Skiddaw and Little Man

Previous Walk: Haystacks (Mon 17 Jan 2011)

Next Walk: Latrigg (Fri 11 Feb 2011)

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