Under Skiddaw - Ullock Pike to Dodd

Sun 12 Oct 2008

Route: Mirehouse, The Old Sawmill Tea Room - Rabbit Warren - Ling How - The Edge - Ullock Pike - Long Side - Carlside Tarn - Carl Side - White Stones - Long Doors - Dodd - Mirehouse, The Old Sawmill Tea Room

Distance: 6.50 miles

Ascent: 2,700ft

Time: 5 hours 10 minutes

With: Members of the OFC


Dry with lots of sunshine and blue sky for most of the walk but cloud building from the south towards the end.

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Looking across Bassenthwaite Lake to Ladies Table and Sale Fell

On the path above the Ravenstone Hotel

Ascending to ridge, its a red team day

Looking across to Skiddaw's north west ridge

The foot of Bassenthwaite Lake

Looking back down the ridge with Binsey in the distance

Ullock Pike and Longside Edge

The head of Bassenthwaite Lake and the north western fells from Ullock Pike

Ullock Pike from Longside Edge

A re-group at Long Side's summit

The bulk of Skiddaw from Long Side's summit

Rather than heading directly to Carl Side we decided to visit Carlside Tarn

Skiddaw Little Man from near Carlside Tarn

The steep path up Skiddaw from Carlside Tarn

Derwent Water

The path down to White Stones

Heading down to White Stones

White Stones

Dodd's summit and a bank of cloud on the Dodds/Helvellyn

Bassenthwaite Lake from near Dodd's summit

The Vale of Keswick catches some sun

Previous Walk: Mardale Head, Riggindale and Speaking Crag (Sat 11 Oct 2008)

Next Walk: Helvellyn from Stanah (Fri 24 Oct 2008)

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