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Walk 1073 - Skiddaw & Glenderaterra Beck from Underscar

Nat Park   Lake District
County/Area   Cumbria
AuthorLou Johnson
Length9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Ascent2680 feet / 812 metres
Grademoderate

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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.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL4
OS LandrangerSheet 90

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Walks from the same start

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

Other walks nearby

Walk 3029 - 1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Walla Crag from Keswick
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Walk 3037 - 1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
High Seat & Bleaberry Fell from Keswick
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 2587 - 1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Castlerigg Stone Circle & St John's in the Vale
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 1356 - 2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Walla Crag from Great Wood
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Walk 2036 - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 3525 - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 1120 - 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Grisedale Pike & Crag Hill from Braithwaite
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 2038 - 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Tower Ridge on Eel Crag returning via Sail & Barrow
Grade - hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Walk 1108 - 3.7 miles / 6.0 km away
Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 1155 - 3.8 miles / 6.0 km away
Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite
Grade - moderate
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.
 


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