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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 - Lake District Northern Fells

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. The return route descends via lonely Skiddaw Hause. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Skiddaw, Skiddaw Little Man. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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Catbells from Gutherscale (Route A)
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Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
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Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)
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Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
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Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
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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.

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