Skiddaw


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Skiddaw

(skĭd`ô), mountain, 3,054 ft (931 m) high, Cumbria, NW England, in the Lake District.
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Before returning to Silver Hill we headed back down to the jetty to see if we could capture the sun setting over Skiddaw, and we weren't disappointed.
Several, but not all species typical of the messaoudensis-trifidum assemblage of the Skiddaw Group are present, including four out of the seven diagnostic taxa: Cymatiogalea deunffii Jardine et al.
On the shore of the lake and in the shadow of the great Skiddaw - the sixth highest mountain in the Lakes and a challenge saved for another day - is the charming Mirehouse, a historic home open to the public.
Other summits include Helvellyn, Skiddaw, and Old Man of Coniston, which are all in the Lake District.
Stevenson's latest fund-raising effort, with Warrington Wolves coach Ben Povey and ex-prop forwards Gary Chambers and Mark Hilton, is to climb five major big peaks in the Lake District, Scafell Pike, Scafell, Great End, Helvellyn and Skiddaw within 24 hours.
So up he goes, and the results are tremendous: early morning light over Skiddaw reveals 'a superb cloud inversion, like a bowl of gently simmering fog soup'; a lone sheep enjoys sunset on Ennerdale; the River Esk, in summer bloom, demonstrates how beautiful water looks when it's running over rocks; and a cloud swelling pregnantly over the approach to Bowfell releases a flurry of snow.
Climbs include Scafell, Helvellyn and Skiddaw (England's three highest peaks).
My favourites were Skiddaw and Crinkle Crags - even though the weather was horrible.
Planned equipment includes a net bridge, a Skiddaw, a log walk, a two-bay cradle and team swing, a multi-play system including two climbing access points, a slide, a play panel and a seating area The play area will be situated in a garden to rear of 6 High Church Wynd and accessed by a pedestrian gateway from the existing beer garden.
Hanagan was positive from the outset and nothing other than a win looked likely at any stage as his partner beat Skiddaw Valleys by two and three-quarter lengths.
The event is taking place on mainly uphill courses on Skiddaw, near Keswick - and Wales are sending strong teams.