Longside Edge and Skiddaw

Sat 21 Dec 2002

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

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 3,150ft

Time: 4 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast but cloud well above the tops, snow above 2,000ft

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Longside Edge and Ullock Pike from Watches

Looking northwards back down The Edge with Binsey in the distance

Long Side and Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Little Man, Carl Side, Long Side and Ullock Pike

Derwent Water from Ullock Pike summit

360 Panorama from Ullock Pike's summit

Long Side and Derwent Water. The dark fell, near right, is Dodd

Heading for Long Side

360 Panorama from Long Side's summit

The Northwestern fells from Long Side's summit

The Helvellyn ridge, Latrigg and Derwent Water from Carl Side

The path up Skiddaw from Carl Side's summit cairn

Looking back down on Carl Side from the route up Skiddaw

Ascending Skiddaw from Carl Side

Southwesterly panorama from Skiddaw south's summit

Blencathra from Skiddaw's summit

360 Panorama from Skiddaw's summit

Looking back to Skiddaw on the right. The Helvellyn ridge can be seen centre left over Lonscale Fell

Looking down on Bakestall

Knott and Great Calva from AW's summit cairn on Bakestall

360 Panorama from Bakestall's summit


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