Wednesday 19th October 2011
Start Point : The Orthwaite road (NY 236 310)
Distance : 8.3 miles Height Ascended : 950 metres
Sale Fell and
The Uldale Fells over Watches.
Grisedale Pike and Lord's Seat over
Height is rapidly gained ..
.and it is not long before the views back along The Edge become a little more impressive.
Longside Edge and Ullock Pike.
Skiddaw, Skiddaw Little Man and Carl Side from Long Side.
Looking northwest from the summit of Long Side - in the distance the hills of Galloway and Criffel.
Skiddaw Little Man from Carl Side.
Long Side from the summit of Carl Side .
.and the view to the west.
Onwards and upwards - the steep scree slope rising to the summit of Skiddaw.
Long Side, Longside Edge, Ullock Pike and The Edge.
Blencathra from the main Skiddaw ridge.
Back o' Skiddaw.
Skiddaw's summit indicator column.
The OS triangulation column.
Skiddaw's westerly aspect.
Broad End and lower down to the right a sunlit Bakestall.
Blencathra and Lonscale Fell.
The view northwest from Bakestall ..
and the far Northern Fells round to the northeast.
Carrock Fell, Great Calva, Bowscale Fell and Blencathra.
Another view of Blencathra.
The shadows of Dead Crags and Dash Beck - Binsey in the background.
Little Calva and
Skiddaw from the Barkbeth access road.
Great Cockup from the same viewpoint.