Skiddaw (Lake District) Reviews
Description:England's fourth highest mountain, found in the Lake District.
Newest Review: ... chips, eating ice creams, eyes wandering towards that bulk. It is a mountain, it looks like a mountain, and this area looks alpine, a mountainous capsule. And because Keswick and the surrounding area is so beautiful, people come and see it for themselves. This visit may well involve a trip up a nearby mountain (Cat Bells is a favourite), or to Skiddaw for the more adventurous. Not that it ... more
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by - written on 02/12/10 (Very useful, 124 readings)
Introduction --------------- Visitors to Keswick would fail to miss the majestic bulk that is Skiddaw. It stands proudly and in all its glory, surveying the land around it, like a sentinel guarding the people of Northern Lakes. This makes it different from the Lakes' other Three Thousanders (mountains over three thousand feet in height, of which there are four), that it is so easily seen. The other three are not as well spotted as Skiddaw. Scafell Pike and Scafell are shy, rarely seen from the areas nearby and it is by heading their way on foot that their features comes into view. Helvellyn is the same, although the slopes are vividly seen from the ... Read the complete review
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