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 03:58, sunrise 04:49, sunset 21:29, dusk 22:20

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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 (twice), adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Alan0409, Andrewc1980, anne mariecb, anthbowles, Ashleighatkinson, atessa, awall, beth, bluegrassbella, Boss_keloid, bryanatk, CampbellMJ, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, cat wakelin, CEW, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x4), Cowles, Cumbrian33, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Dave Martin, davew, Daz Graham, DJSibbald, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, elainewoodhouse, elbog_20, erainey, Felltopper, fellwalker68, fizzerfox (x3), Floydian1, frothyraptor, gallowshill, GaryR, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, gilly_3886, Ginty (x4), Glenosborne, Harter hod carrier (x3), henrybuckets (twice), IanBlythe, iggsypoo, Jandy, JazMeg26, jezsheona, JMCM, john09cw, King of the Tops (twice), Lakeviewlad, Lambo330, leedrich, LozJessNacho, Luly, Lynne Carter (twice), Mandy1836, MarjWatson,, markhallam, Mc49, McLeish,, Mikew92,, navdave (twice), Old Man and Stan, On The Rivet, pah800, PDB1963, peterb, Rebecca55, Richiemaryport, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, sgrice56,, spookyfish, springfishblue, starfury6, StevetheRover (twice), Strangerclur, StuartL, Suecash, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba (x4), TallPaul, ThinArthur, Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Tricia15, Trott, TrueFreedomSeekers, Tweedledeeart, vinmac, walsh581,, and wolfgangb.

If you need accommodation we have details of 29 properties offering rooms near Bakestall. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£344-1993 per week
6.3km (3.9 miles) away, sleeps 5
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£1156-7214 per week
6.8km (4.2 miles) away, sleeps 12
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£625-3726 per week
6.8km (4.2 miles) away, sleeps 6

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