Skiddaw from Peter House Farm

Sun 5 Apr 2009

Route: Peter House Farm - Whitewater Dash - Birkett Edge - Bakestall - Skiddaw - Sale How - Skiddaw House - Cumbria Way - Whitewater Dash - Peter House Farm

Distance: 9.25 miles

Ascent: 2,700ft

Time: 3 hours 55 minutes

With: Anne


Sunshine, blue sky with cloud building, windy on Skiddaw as usual

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Blue skies above Binsey

Dead Crags and the valley of Dash Beck with Binsey in the distance

Looking back down Birkett Edge

North from Bakestall's northern summit cairn

Skiddaw from Bakestall's summit

Looking back down on Bakestall as we head up on to Skiddaw

The Edge and the north end of Bassenthwaite Lake

Barkbethdale below

Broad End

A few people on Skiddaw today!

The north western fells

Derwent Water

Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw Little Man with the Helvellyn ridge in the distance

Blencathra and Lonscale Fell from the point where we head left off the main track

Sale How below with Mungrisdale Common behind

Great Calva on the left, Carrock Fell in the centre and Bowscale Fell on the right

Skiddaw House

Looking back along the Skiddaw House track to the 'back' of Blencathra

Previous Walk: Under Walla Crag (Sat 28 Mar 2009)

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