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Skiddaw circular from the South

This is my favourite route up Skiddaw because it encompasses the valley walk to the east of Lonscale Fell which is seldom busy. I would recommend for this reason you do it anticlockwise Park at Underskiddaw car park NY281254 near Underscar hotel $matches[2] $matches[2] $matches[2] $matches[2] $match...
by lawrencestannard
Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:32 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Skiddaw circular from the South
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Skiddaw circular from the west

Parking in Lay-by off A591 just after Ravenscroft Hotel at NY235295

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Walk is hard from the get go, path is great though


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Views over Bass Lake


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Longside Edge makes for an interesting climb with a small amount of scrambling and great views either side


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The walk to the summit is steep and requires crampons in snow


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A look back before final climb to summit offers great views of Lakeland fells


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Summit Trig Point


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And Views


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The lower loop back to car



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by lawrencestannard
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Skiddaw circular from the west
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Skiddaw circular from the North West

Parking at Layby on minor road off A591 at Highside Farm NY236309 (Alternatively start at Peter House Farm but likely to be busier)

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Great view looking back at start of walk over Bass Lake


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The track heading east from Peter House Farm is good and has interesting views of Cock Up and Dash Beck waterfalls


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The climb up Birketts Edge is the hardest of the walk, a good midway point reached at Bakestall


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And onward to Skiddaw


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Great views from Trig point at summit and generally


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The route down can be tricky and the path is easily lost, I've done it lots of times but would still be wary about doing it in cloud even with my GPS


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by lawrencestannard
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:33 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Skiddaw circular from the North West
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Binsey Circular

An extension to a simple summit, Binsey remains at its heart , on a clear day offering spectacular views of Skiddaw, the walk encompasses varied footpaths and some limited road walking but all relatively unfrequented . Start NY202365 Lay-by on minor road off A591 Alternative parking at nearby Parkin...
by lawrencestannard
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:54 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Binsey Circular
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