Skiddaw and ullock pike

Skiddaw is the fourth largest mountain in the lake district and is part of the Lake District 3000ers Challenge. This is defiantly the most intersting way to get to the summit avoiding the crowds and taking in wonderful scenery. You be able to admire Borrowdale valley, Bassenthwaite lake (only actual lake in the whole of the lake district) and Derwant water.

Difficulty                                                            Exposure


Distance : 13km / 8miles                                 Duration : 6 hours 

Assent : 910m

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Private guiding available  for this walk 

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Route Description

The route starts on the north side and accents up high side which goes to the summit of Ullock Pike we then continue to summit another two hills which are long side then carl side. Finally making our way to the summit of Skiddaw itself. Being able to chill and enjoy our efforts before the decent which will be also down the north side over Bakestall then onto Dash Falls then over to high side where we follow back to our start point.

Summits included in the route

  • Ullock Pike                     680m
  • Long Side                       734m
  • Carl Side                         746m
  • Skiddaw                          931m
  • Bakestall                         673m                    
    Skiddaw guided walk from keswick


    What gear do I need ? 

    • Once we have picked up your booking we will send you a detailed packing list of everything your need 

    How fit do I need to be ?

    • It depends on the walk that would like to do, We ask that everyone has a basic level of fitness and books a walk that is suitable to there fitness levels . We are more than happy to have a chat with you if your unsure. 

    Do I need my own transport? 

    •  We ask that people arrange there own transport however if you struggling we are more than happy to offers you a lift to and from a central location. Alternatively if there is a large group we can arrange transport to suit that .