Back o' Skidda fells

Sun 6 Oct 2002

Route: Mosedale - Carrock Fell - High Pike - Lingy Hut - Knott - Great Calva - River Caldew - Mosedale

Distance: 12.00 miles

Ascent: 2,810ft

Time: 5 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Sunny, cold wind at times

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Caldew Valley and Knott from the steep climb up Carrock Fell

Traversing the heather to Carrock Fell's summit

Skiddaw from Carrock Fell's summit

360 Panorama from Carrock Fell's summit

High Pike (right of centre) from Carrock Fell

Looking back to Carrock Fell from the top of Drygill

High Pike summit

360 Panorama from High Pike's summit

Knott with Skiddaw behind

Lingy Hut

High Pike and Carrock Fell from the climb up Knott

Great Calva with Skiddaw behind from Knott

360 Panorama from Knott's summit

Blencathra, Great Calva and Skiddaw from Knott

Approaching Great Calva's summit from the north

The Lake District version of 'Crop Circles'

Blencathra from Great Calva's summit

360 Panorama from Great Calva's summit

The view south from Great Calva

Descending to the River Caldew with Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common ahead

Circular sheepfold, Wiley Gill

The track follows the River Caldew, with Carrock Fell ahead

The River Caldew

Sheep on road, Swineside

Previous Walk: Barrow (Sat 5 Oct 2002)

Next Walk: Loughrigg from Silverthwaite (Sat 12 Oct 2002)

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