Back O'Skidda

A 28 miles long distance footpath which summits a number of Wainwright's Northern Fells of the Lake District. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Mosedale
Distance: 28 miles (45 km)
Grid Ref: NY357323
Climbing: 2,459 metres
Walk time: 15-20 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Back O'Skidda walk is a challenging route in the Northern Fells of the Lake District. It is a high-level circuit with approximately 2,500 metres of ascent across the relatively quiet mountains of the National Park. The route includes climbs to most of the significant peaks in the region including the summits of Carrock Fell, High Pike, Knott, Great Calva, Bakestall, Skiddaw, Little Man, Mungrisdale Common, Blencathra, Bannerdale Crags and Bowscale Fell.

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Striding Edge
Long Distance Walkers Association

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