Skiddaw via Longscale Fell

DATE : 15th October 2003









The North Western fells from Spooney Green Lane at the start of the ascent of Latrigg


Derwentwater & Keswick from Latrigg


Close up of Keswick with Catbells , Hindscarth & Robinson in the background


Skiddaw's close neighbour to the east , Blencathra


The mighty front of Skiddaw from the descent of Latrigg


White Beck from the Cumbrian way , heading for Lonscale Fell


Glenderaterra Beck valley from the edge of Lonscale Crags


The continuing course of the Cumbria way from Lonscale Fell


The Saddle backed Blencathra with Roughten Gill's deep course on the left


Further south lies High Rigg & Helvellyn with Thirlmere reservoir shining in the sun


From Lonscale Fell the route crosses Jenkin Hill & Skiddaw's Little & High Man


View towards Newlands valley


The front face of Skiddaw from Skiddaw Little Man


The Ullock Pike ridge provides an ascent from the west and Bassenthwaite Lake


Blencathra & Lonscale Pike to the right from Skiddaw summit


Long shadows from the Ullock Pike ridge hide Southerndale Beck


Carlside Tarn & Skiddaw from Carl Side


Little Man from the same spot


Latrigg & the Dodds / Helvellyn ridge from the descent of Carl Side


Derwentwater & Keswick again from the lower slopes of Carl Side