Windy Skiddaw & things from ‘Down Under’

More Wainwrights to tick in round 2. Liz wanted some fresh air so we headed for Skiddaw, but took in Lonscale Fell…

Lonscale Fell
Lonscale Fell

Passing lots of frosty fences on the way.

Frosty fences
Frosty fences
This fell off as we walked passed and stayed in one piece
This fell off as we walked passed and stayed in one piece

and then visited Skiddaw Little Man with some amazing features on some ironmongery…

Ice formations on Skiddaw Little Man
Ice formations on Skiddaw Little Man

And then on to the windy summit of Skiddaw where we didn’t stay too long.

Before descending to Carl Side, not before seeing some antics of poorly kitted walkers (no axes/poles etc) teetering along icy and snowy paths (see the girl in the pale blue jacket).

Slippery paths descending Skiddaw
Slippery paths descending Skiddaw

At Carl Side the views were stunning.

Carl Side
Carl Side

And then it was back to to the road, where we spotted a few antipodean visitors.

One for Pete to name
One for Pete to name

Wainwrights to go (round two): 202

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