Bakestall, Skiddaw and Burnt Horse

Sat 15 Oct 2005

Route: Peter House Farm - Whitewater Dash - Birkett Edge - Bakestall - Skiddaw - Jenkin Hill - Lonscale Fell - Burnt Horse - Skiddaw House - Cumbria Way - Whitewater Dash - Peter House Farm

Distance: 11.25 miles

Ascent: 3,000ft

Time: 4 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Windy, the top of Skiddaw was in cloud, although it did clear later

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The Ullock Pike ridge from near Peter House Farm

Binsey to the north west from near Peter House Farm

Brockle Crag on the slopes of Great Cockup

Whitewater Dash (Waterfall)

Looking down on Dash Beck

Little Calva and Great Calva from Birkett Edge

Dead Crags

The Uldale Fells from Bakestall's summit cairn

Binsey from Bakestall's summit

Skiddaw is up there somewhere

Skiddaw's summit

Heading for Lonscale Fell

Looking down on Burnt Horse

Skiddaw House

The valley of the River Caldew with Carrock Fell in the distance from Skiddaw House

Heading along part of the Cumbria Way with Great Calva on the right

Mungrisdale Common in sunshine and Blencathra in shadow from the footbridge across the River Caldew

Looking across Candleseaves Bog to Bakestall

Binsey and the valley of Dash Beck from above Whitewater Dash

Previous Walk: The Dodds from High Row (Sun 9 Oct 2005)

Next Walk: Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell and Gavel Fell (Sun 16 Oct 2005)

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