Skiddaw and Little Man

Sun 4 Nov 2012

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

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,250ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky and sunshine. Not much wind except on the summit ridge. Snow on the ground from about 2,000ft

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The north western fells as we head up Jenkin Hill from the Latrigg car park

Skiddaw Little Man comes into view. The snow is down to about the 2,000ft mark

South to Derwent Water and the central Lakes

Leaving the main Skiddaw path we start ascending Little Man

Looking across to the Helvellyn range

How deep!?!

Blencathra from Lesser Man

Skiddaw from Little Man's summit

Heading to Skiddaw

Iced fence

Heading up to Skiddaw's summit ridge

Looking back to Skiddaw Little Man

Skiddaw's summit ridge, the top is at the far end

Skiddaw's summit trig point

Ullock Pike and the north end of Bassenthwaite Lake from the view indicator at the summit

Blencathra, Lonscale Fell, the Helvellyn ridge and Little Man from Skiddaw

Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw Little Man as we head down

The back of Blencathra and the snowy North Pennines in the far distance

The path round the side of Little Man

The Helvellyn ridge from Jenkin Hill

Derwent Water

Looking back to Little Man, the snow is melting off the south facing slopes, compare this photo with the second one for the walk

Jenkin Hill from the Hawell Monument

Previous Walk: Angletarn Pikes, Angle Tarn and Hayeswater (Sun 14 Oct 2012)

Next Walk: Dodd (Sat 10 Nov 2012)

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