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Ullock Pike, Long Side and Carl Side
Introduction to Walk 1676

Photo from the walk - Ullock Pike, Long Side and Carl Side

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Northern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 2450 feet / 742 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This classic Lake District ridge walk visits Ullock Pike, Long Side and Carl Side which lie on the flank of Skiddaw. These three Wainwrights offer superb views especially towards the high Lakeland Fells surrounding Derwetwater and offer excellent walking. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Carl Side, Ullock Pike. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

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