Skiddaw via Ullock Pike

Sat 17 Mar 2012

Route: High Side, nr Bassenthwaite village - Watches - The Edge - Ullock Pike - Long Side - Carl Side - Carlside Tarn - Skiddaw - Broad End - Barkbethdale - High Side

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 2,950ft

Time: 4 hours

With: David Hall


Blue sky, sunshine, hardly any wind, no jacket required. Cloud building from the south and it was raining as I drove home.

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The Edge leading to Ullock Pike from Watches

The view north to Binsey from The Edge

The north end of Bassenthwaite Lake from our ascent of Ullock Pike

The view south from Ullock Pike's summit, the near fell is Dodd

Carl Side col with Skiddaw on the left and Skiddaw Little Man through the gap

Looking back to Ullock Pike as we head for Long Side

The head of Bassenthwaite Lake and Barf with Lord Seat's summit top right

Ullock Pike in shade from Long Side's summit

The head of Southerndale

South to Derwent Water from Carl Side

Carl Side summit

Skiddaw from Carl Side, the only way is up

Clouds over the north western fells

Skiddaw Little Man from Carlside Tarn

Looking back to Carl Side as we head up Skiddaw

Ullock Pike, Southerndale and the foot of Bassenthwaite Lake

Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw Little Man from Skiddaw

Cloud building to the south

Blencathra and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw's summit

Broad End

Bassenthwaite Lake from Broad End


The Allerdale Ramble and Southerdale Beck below Watches

Previous Walk: Allen Crags to Bessyboot (Sun 11 Mar 2012)

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