Ullock Pike, Longside Edge & Skiddaw

Date                   27/04/2002

Walks done by: Jed.

Weather:            Showery to begin. Awful weather on Skiddaw summit, VERY cold and with poor visibility, strong winds and hail showers.

Distance           8 miles.

Started at:         Lay-by on the Orthwaite road off the A591

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Bass Lake from near the start of the walk

looking NW from the slopes of Ullock Pike

The northern ridge of Ullock Pike

Ullock Pike summit - no views from here today

Me on the summit


A break in the clouds reveals Dodd summit and Derwent Water

...and the Swan Hotel at the foot of Barf across the lake

Another view to Dodd

The path up Longside.

Looking back at Ullock Pike

The westerly view from Longside

Swineside and Catbells beyond

looking back at the ridge of ascent

Longside and Ullock Pike

Looking across to Skiddaw

A shelter on Skiddaw

Skiddaw's summit

The weather improves on the descent - this is looking back to the summit

Looking north on the descent

...and the view to the east

Looking across to Longside and Ullock Pike

Bass Lake comes back into view 

Barkbethdale with Binsey in the distance

Skiddaw from Little Knott

Ullock Pike from Little Knott

The Southerndale Valley

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