Skiddaw

Key information: Skiddaw

    • A fine ridge-mountain north of Keswick, usually accessed from the south and (via the magnificent Longside Edge) the north-west. Not the Lakes' most thrilling walking, but at 931m, it is a proper walk.
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Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating89
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest15.5
  • Human interest8
  • Charisma31.5
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating89

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Variable
  • Maximum Altitude: 931m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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