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Skiddaw & Glenderaterra Beck from Underscar
Introduction to Walk 1073

Photo from the walk - Skiddaw & Glenderaterra Beck from Underscar

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 2680 feet / 812 metres

Grade - moderate

Skiddaw is the Lake District's fourth highest peak and is a good choice for a day walk. Views over Derwentwater and Lakeland are superb and the walk is easier than might be expected. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1244
Lonscale Fell & Latrigg from Underscar Lane
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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High Seat & Bleaberry Fell from Keswick
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
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Shores of Derwentwater from Keswick
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Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 2587
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Castlerigg Stone Circle & St John's in the Vale
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1356
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Walla Crag from Great Wood
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2036
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Catbells from Gutherscale (Route A)
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Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3525
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Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)
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Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3119
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Catbells, Dale Head & Hindscarth - The Newlands Horseshoe
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Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1120
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Grisedale Pike & Crag Hill from Braithwaite
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2038
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Tower Ridge on Eel Crag returning via Sail & Barrow
Grade - hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 1: South Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 1: South LakelandGuidebook to 60 half to full-day walks in the south Lake District. Walking areas include Rydal, Grasmere, Langdale, Little Langdale, Coniston, Torver and the south, Grizedale, Satterthwaite, the Rusland Valley, Winster Valley, Troutbeck, Kentmere, Longsleddale and across to Tebay. Part of a three-volume series, focusing on short, low-level walks.
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