Skiddaw Lesser, Little and High Men

Wed 19 Dec 2007

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

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,250ft

Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

With: On Own


Blue sky and sunshine, it beats Xmas shopping!

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The Hawell Monument with Great Mell Fell and Little Mell Fell in the distance

Jenkin Hill

Looking across to the Newlands Valley

The Helvellyn range with High Rigg in front from the Jenkin Hill path

Looking south past Latrigg to Derwent Water and the high central fells from Jenkin Hill

The pointed top is Skiddaw Lesser Man with Skiddaw Little Man behind from Jenkin Hill

Looking across to Carrock Fell

It was cold in the shade as I took the path round Skiddaw Little Man and headed straight for Skiddaw

Blencathra and the moon is up

The Wharrels Hill wind turbines near Bothel with Criffel behind sticking out above the haze

The north end of Bassenthwaite Lake from Skiddaw's summit

Skiddaw's summit

Looking south along Skiddaw's summit ridge towards Little Man (left of centre)

Skiddaw Little Man and Derwent Water

Longside Edge and Ullock Pike in shadow from Skiddaw Little Man

Skiddaw Lesser Man from Little Man with the Helvellyn ridge beyond

Blencathra from Skiddaw Lesser Man

The Helvellyn range from Jenkin Hill as the sun sets

Previous Walk: The Greenburn Round (Sun 16 Dec 2007)

Next Walk: Walla Crag (Fri 28 Dec 2007)

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