Skiddaw plus

Sun 9 Apr 2006

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

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,500ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky and sunshine for most of the time with some snow flurries. A covering of snow on the high tops.

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The Whinlatter fells from Latrigg car park

The Hawell Monument

Latrigg, Keswick and Derwent Water

Skiddaw Lesser Man (pointed) and Little Man (rounded to right and behind) from the path up Jenkin Hill

Looking across the Vale of Keswick to the north western fells from our ascent of Jenkin Hill

The path up Skiddaw Lesser Man

Ascending Skiddaw Lesser Man with Blencathra and Lonscale Fell behind

Derwent Water from Lesser Man

Skiddaw Lesser Man's summit cairn

Derwent Water and the high central fells from Lesser Man

Southerly panorama from Skiddaw Lesser Man's summit

Zooming in on the Scafells and Great Gable from Skiddaw Little Man

Carl Side, Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Little Man

Skiddaw from Skiddaw Little Man

Skiddaw's summit as the clouds gather from the north

Ullock Pike and the north end of Bassenthwaite Lake

The path to Lonscale Fell as the weather catches us

The weather having passed over us heads down Borrowdale

Storm over Borrowdale

Skiddaw Lesser Man, Little Man and High Man from Jenkin Hill

Skiddaw Little Man and Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Clouds over the Helvellyn fells from Lonscale Fell's summit

The Helvellyn ridge, High Rigg and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Southerly panorama from our descent off Lonscale Fell

Latrigg with the north western fells behind from the Cumbria Way

Previous Walk: Black Crag and Holme Fell (Sat 8 Apr 2006)

Next Walk: Binsey (Thu 13 Apr 2006)

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