Sat 24 Mar 2012

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

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,250ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: On own


A hazy, hazy, hazy late afternoon walk. T-shirt weather on the top of Skiddaw in March!

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Towards Helvellyn from next to the site of the old refreshment hut

Lesser Man with Little Man behind as the path approaches the top of Jenkin Hill

Blencathra and Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw summit ridge, looking north, the trig point is on the furthest point

Skiddaw summit

Looking south along Skiddaw's summit ridge with Little Man beyond

Longside Edge and the slopes of Skiddaw

Skiddaw Little Man with Lesser Man in front. The Helvellyn range can just be made out through the haze

Skiddaw Lesser Man

Derwent Water through the haze

The Helvellyn ridge as I rejoin the Jenkin Hill path

The Hawell Monument

Previous Walk: Four Stones Hill and Haweswater (Fri 23 Mar 2012)

Next Walk: Carrock Fell and High Pike (Sun 15 Apr 2012)

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