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Ascent of Skiddaw on 2019-04-19

Climber: Randy Orrison

Others in Party:Simon Kirk
Date:Friday, April 19, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Skiddaw
    Location:UK-England
    Elevation:3054 ft / 930 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked with Simon, from home. Left about 7:30pm. The rest of the family met us at the Latrigg car park with ice cream, nice surprise! As we reached the Hawell memorial the full moon was just rising over Clough Head. Over Little Man and reached the summit at 10:15pm. Home about 1am. Partly cloudy skies, and enough moonlight for the entire hike that we didn't need our torches.
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Skiddaw summit trig point by moonlight (2019-04-19). Photo by Randy Orrison.
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Summary Total Data
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Night hike by moonlight



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