Skiddaw :- route description

This walk starts at the Ormathwaite car park and follows the Whit Beck path over Jenkin Hill, Little Man then onto Skiddaw. From the top the route follows the broad ridge down to Bakes Tall and across the stream above White Water Dash, before returning to the car park.

Skiddaw map 6 (54930 bytes)

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

 

Exact details of this route are given below :-

From To Distance Height Time Description
281 253 260 291 5 Km. 630 m. 3 hrs. 15 mins. Car park to Skiddaw
260 291 273 312 2.6 - 50 mins. Skiddaw to path jnc.
273 312 287 291 3 90 1 hr. 15 mins. path jnc. Skiddaw house
287 291 281 253 5.5 80 2 hrs. Skiddaw house to car park
  Totals 16.1 Km. 800 m. 7 hrs. 20 mins.