Long Side

Overview
Height: 2,405 Feet - 734 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 248 284
Area: Northern
Ordnance Survey: OL6
Wainwright Guidebook: Five

The highest point of the lofty steep-sided ridge rising between Bassenthwaite Lake and the 'hidden' valley of Southerndale is a small shapely pyramid dialectally poised above a rough, shadowed declivity facing into the massive breast of Skiddaw.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Long Side and Ullock Pike seen over Southerndale.

Long Side summit cairn.

 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Long Side

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
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 20 -The Skiddaw Massif

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14th July 2015
ASCENT: 3,126 Feet - 953 Meters
MILES: 11.2
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 6, Lonscale Fell - Skiddaw Little Man - Carl Side - Long Side - Skiddaw - Sale How
ROUTE: Gale Road - Hawell Monument - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Broad End - Carl Side - Long Side - Skiddaw - Sale How - Skiddaw House - Cumbrian Way - Glenderaterra Valley - Whit Beck - Gale Road
 

All quiet on the Skiddaw front

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10th June 2012
ASCENT: 2,970 Feet, 905 Metres
MILES: 7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side & Skiddaw
ROUTE: Ravenstone Hotel – Watches – Ling How – Ullock Pike – Long side Edge – Long Side – Carl Side – Skiddaw – Broad End – Barkbeth Gill – Watches – Ravenstone Hotel
 

A Skiddaw circuit via The Ullock Pike Ridge

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2nd January 2012
ASCENT: 4,290 Feet, 1,307 Meters
MILES: 12.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Skiddaw Little Man & Lonscale Fell
ROUTE: High Side – Watches – Ullock Pike – Long side Edge – Long Side – Carl Side – Skiddaw – Skiddaw Little Man – Lonscale Fell – Skiddaw House – Dash Falls – Bakestall & Cock Up Lower Flanks – Barkbeth – High Side
 

Ullcock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side & Dodd

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4th September 2010
ASCENT: 2,700 Ft, 822 Mtrs
MILES: 6.25
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Ullcock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side & Dodd
ROUTE:  
 

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