Back o'Skidda Circuit

Sat 1 Apr 2006

Route: Peter House Farm - Horsemoor Mills, south of Orthwaite - Little Cockup - Great Cockup - Trusmadoor - Meal Fell - Little Sca Fell - Brae Fell - Charleton Gill - Longlands Fell - Lowthwaite Fell - Little Sca Fell - Great Sca Fell - Knott - Great Calva - Little Calva - Whitewater Dash - Cumbria Way - Peter House Farm

Distance: 12.50 miles

Ascent: 3,600ft

Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

With: Andy Wallace


Windy, wet underfoot, a few short showers, cloud above the tops

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Binsey and Over Water from Little Cockup

The Skiddaw fells from our ascent of Great Cockup

Whitewater Dash with Lonscale Fell behind

Binsey and Over Water

Easterly panorama from Great Cockup's summit

Meal Fell with Little and Great Sca Fells on the skyline


Climbing up Meal Fell from Trusmadoor with Burntod Gill behind

Meal Fell's summit shelter with Skiddaw behind

Lowthwaite Fell, Brae Fell, Little Sca Fell and Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Path to Brae Fell's summit

Brae Fell's summit

Charleton Gill

Looking back to Brae Fell and Little Sca Fell from the flanks of Longlands Fell

Over Water and Binsey from Longlands Fell's summit

Skiddaw from Longlands Fell

Longlands Fell from the ascent of Lowthwaite Fell

Looking back down on Lowthwaite Fell and Longlands Fell from Little Sca Fell

Great Sca Fell summit

Great Sca Fell from the path up Knott

Blencathra and Great Calva

Great Calva

Great Calva summit

The view south from Great Calva's summit. Thirlmere can just be made out left of centre

Southerly panorama from Great Calva's summit

The view northwest from the top of Dry Gill on the descent to Dash Falls from Little Calva

Descending to the Cumbria Way

Dash Beck with Binsey in the distance

Previous Walk: Lord's Seat (Sun 26 Mar 2006)

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

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