10 Skiddaw

Sun 20 May 2007

Route: Moot Hall, Keswick - Latrigg car park (end of Gale Road) - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Jenkin Hill - Latrigg car park - Moot Hall

Distance: 11.50 miles

Ascent: 3,250ft

Time: 5 hours 10 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall

Notes:

Broken/scattered cloud and sunshine, windy on the tops.

[[Itm:694|Everest the Easy Way ascent 10]].

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Moot Hall, Keswick

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Skiddaw Little Man from the end of Spoony Green Lane

The north western fells from the track on the flanks of Latrigg up to Gale Road

Heading along the Cumbria Way with the Jenkin Hill path behind as we head for our route up Lonscale Fell

The Helvellyn ridge from our ascent of Lonscale Fell

Climbing up Lonscale Fell, just follow the fence

Derwent Water from the ascent

The Helvellyn ridge as we head for Lonscale Fell's east top

Blencathra from Lonscale Fell

Looking down on Glenderaterra Beck

Approaching Lonscale Fell's east top

Looking over Burnt Horse to Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw Little Man and Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw Little Man and Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell's summit cairn

The view south from Lonscale Fell's summit

Traversing Jenkin Hill as we head for Skiddaw Little Man

Lonscale Fell with Blencathra beyond from our ascent of Little Man

The north western fells from Skiddaw Little Man

Skiddaw's summit ridge

Skiddaw summit - On top of the World

Long Side and Ullock Pike from Skiddaw's summit

Looking south along Skiddaw's summit ridge with Skiddaw Little Man on the left

Derwent Water from the south end of Skiddaw's summit ridge

The superhighway back to Keswick across the eastern slopes of Skiddaw Little Man

Heading down the Jenkin Hill path

The Helvellyn ridge from the Hawell Monument

Skiddaw and Skiddaw Little Man from the Bell Close car park in Keswick

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