Bakestall

Overview
Height: 2,208 Feet - 673 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 266 307
Area: Northern
Ordnance Survey: OL4 OL4
Wainwright Guidebook Five Five

Bakestall (the name of the summit rather than the fell) is a rough raised platform on the sprawling north flank of Skiddaw, merely a halt a halt on the easy slopes and barely qualifying for recognition as a separate top.

 

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Bakestall.

Skiddaw and Skiddaw Little Man from Bakestall.

 

There are 3 walks to choose from including Bakestall

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 21 The Skiddaw Massif

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6th July 2016
ASCENT: 5,312 Feet - 1,620 Meters
MILES: 14.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Latrigg - Dodd - Carl Side - Long Side - Ullock Pike - Skiddaw - Bakestall - Skiddaw Little Man - Lonscale Fell
ROUTE: Gale Road - Latrigg - Gale Road - Applewaite - Millbeck - Lyzzick Wood - Dodd - Long Doors - White Stones - Carl Side - Long Side - Ullock Pike - Long Side - Skiddaw - Bakestall - Skiddaw - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Jenkin Hill - Lonscale Fell - Whit Beck - Gale Road
 

Five Skiddaw fells starting with Latrigg

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4th January 2015
ASCENT: 4,100
MILES: 13
WAINWRIGHTS:  Latrigg – Lonscale Fell – Skiddaw Little Man – Skiddaw – Bakestall
ROUTE: Gale Road – Latrigg – Lonscale Fell – Jenkin Hill – Skiddaw Lesser Man – Skiddaw Little Man – Skiddaw – Bakestall – Birkett Edge – Cumbria Way – Skiddaw House – Glenderaterra Valley – Gale Road
 

The Back O’ Skidda

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26th March 2011
ASCENT: 4,153 Feet,  1,266 Meters
MILES: 11.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Bakestall, Great Calva, Knott, Great Sca Fell, Meal Fell, Brae Fell & Great Cockup
ROUTE:  
 

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