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