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Guided Walk, Sat 6 Jul 2019, £39

Ascent of Skiddaw

Ascent of Skiddaw

Ascent of Skiddaw

Details

A full day guided mountain walk as part of a small group of no more than six people plus your friendly, professional guide.

Meeting at Keswick bus station, we'll get the bus down to the west side of Skiddaw, and walk back over stunning mountains. We'll be ascending Skiddaw via a long sweeping ridge that curves round to the summit, bringing in the minor summits of Ullock Pike, Longside and Carl Side along the way. If it's a clear day we'll enjoy amazing views over Bassenthwaite Lake.

After reaching the summit of Skiddaw, our descent path takes us over further minor summits, namely Skiddaw Little Man and Latrigg. If visibility is good, we'll be treated to the most wonderful panoramic views over Derwent Water during our descent.

This is a challenging mountain walk of approximately 9 miles with 1,130 metres of ascent/descent, some of which is steep.

It is essential that you wear proper hiking boots and have outdoor clothing, including a waterproof jacket and trousers. A full list of what to wear and what to bring with you will be provided upon booking.

Advance booking and payment is required via the web link.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 Jul 2019 09:00
Full details of the meeting time and place will be provided upon booking.

Prices

Price is per person and includes bus fare from Keswick to the start of the walk (The walk finishes in Keswick)

Address

Cumbria,
CA12

Directions

Plan route to Keswick using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 266234  Lat: 54.60041 Long: -3.13767

Take jct 40 from the M6 onto the A66 from Penrith to Keswick.

Accessible by Public Transport: 18 miles from Penrith station