Skiddaw - 24hrs later

Sun 7 Dec 2008

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

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 2,500ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: David Hall and Anne


Overcast, wild on the top, it was so windy it was hard to stand up on Skiddaw's summit ridge. What a difference to yesterday!

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Jenkin Hill

The north western fells

The Vale of Keswick from our ascent of Jenkin Hill

Heading up Jenkin Hill, slushy today

Derwent Water and Catbells

The view opens up as we climb

Into the snow now and the angle eases

Skiddaw Lesser Man

Ascending Jenkin Hill with the Helvellyn ridge behind

Ascending Lesser Man and the wind is really picking up

Carl Side, Long Side and Ullock Pike

An interesting sky above the north western fells

Leaving Little Man's summit with Skiddaw ahead

Skiddaw's trig point

Skiddaw Little Man

On the main Skiddaw path round the side of Little Man

The Helvellyn range from Jenkin Hill

Keswick and Derwent Water

Previous Walk: Magical Skiddaw (Sat 6 Dec 2008)

Next Walk: Catbells (Tue 9 Dec 2008)

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