Area:Lake District - Northern Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger and Synge)
Maps:OL4(N), OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY266308         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Notes:this is the Wainwright cairn; summit cairn is 100m S at NY 26644 30746
Daylight:dawn 07:26, sunrise 08:03, sunset 17:49, dusk 18:26

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Dead Crags, Bakestall and Skiddaw
Dead Crags, Bakestall and Skiddaw

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Andrewc1980, anne mariecb, anthbowles, atessa, awall, beth, bluegrassbella, Boss_keloid, bryanatk, CampbellMJ, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, CEW, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x4), Cowles, Cumbrian33, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Dave Martin, davew, Daz Graham, DJSibbald, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, elbog_20, erainey, fellwalker68, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, frothyraptor, gallowshill, GaryR, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, gilly_3886, Ginty (x4), Glenosborne, Harter hod carrier, iggsypoo, JazMeg26, jezsheona, JMCM, john09cw, King of the Tops (twice), Lakeviewlad, Lambo330, leedrich, LozJessNacho, Lynne Carter (twice), Mandy1836, MarjWatson,, markhallam, Mc49, McLeish,, Mikew92, navdave (twice), On The Rivet, pah800, peterb, Rebecca55, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, sgrice56,, spookyfish, springfishblue, StevetheRover (twice), Strangerclur, StuartL, Suecash, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba (x4), ThinArthur, Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Trott, vinmac, walsh581, and wolfgangb.

If you need accommodation we have details of 25 properties offering rooms near Bakestall. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£602-4132 per week
6.8km (4.2 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£367-2187 per week
2.3km (1.4 miles) away, sleeps 4
5 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£1976-11343 per week
4.8km (3.0 miles) away, sleeps 12

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