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Maiden Moor
575m (1887ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Maiden Moor as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Walk Maiden Moor walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter

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The Lake District National Park


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OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Maiden Moor Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Maiden Moor

Sarah Baker walked up on June 14th, 2021 [with] Larry baker and Bailey [weather] Beautiful day, slightly hazy, bit cold - Up & back didn't do the loop route

Martyn Atherton climbed on September 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] c291/Own Route - High spy, Maiden Moor, Cat Bells to Borrowdale [with] Martyn and Paul [weather] Dry & cloudy then sunny pm - Quiet on High Spy then very busy on Cat Bells

Caroline Winter bagged on May 14th, 2022 [from/via/route] Road to Grange, Cat Bells, Maiden Moor, High Spy, descent before Dalehead tarn, Little Town, Skelgill [with] Solo [weather] 22 degrees, clear skies - Unable to park as arrived late morning. No surprise very busy, but less people after the top. Waterfalls very inviting for a dip.

Pete George hiked on May 14th, 2022 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite [with] Roco [weather] Warm & clear

Richard Fulcher summited on March 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Little Town car park & ascended to Maiden Moor. Followed the ridge route to High Spy & then down to Dalehead Tarn. From the tarn up steep ascent to Dale Head, down & up to Hindscarth & down & up to Robinson. Tricky descent via Blea Crags & easier along High Snab Bank then ver steep down to Low High Snab! Gentle stroll then back to the car. [with] Jen [weather] Mostly gentle winds & a bright but hazy day. Cold on the tops especially when the sun disappeared behind the cloud. A great weather day overall. - Easier to ascend Robinson by the ridge route than to descend.

Peter Fisher conquered on February 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Walked from CCC Keswick via Cat Bells [weather] Wet & windy!

Tony Halliday scaled on November 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular walk cat bells maiden moor high spy & castle crag [with] My boarder terrier jimmy [weather] The weather was cool no wind & dry decent views - Nice circular roughly 10 miles little gem of a wainwright

Richard Annett walked up on October 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] parking place near Portinscale [with] Euan [weather] Sunny in between showers - Swinside Inn, cider.

Helen Williams climbed on September 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] Grange to High Spy followed by Cat Bells [with] Paul and Sweep [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells

Claire Murray bagged on August 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] National Trust Car Park was filled so had to park further away. Walked up Maiden Moor High Spy & Castle Crag. [with] Vitor [weather] Lovely day, very hot to start with but better nearer the top - Took around 7hrs to walk! But it was a lovely walk. Hard going up hill but definitely worth it.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Skiddaw and Blencathra (distance left) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Skiddaw and Blencathra (distance left) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (31)

High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

Photo: Ivor Bennett (3)

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (353)

Castlerigg Stone Circle with the shoulder of Walla Crag (left), Maiden Moor, Cat Bells (Catbells), Sail, Causey Pike, Barrow and Grisedale Pike in the background

Castlerigg Stone Circle with the shoulder of Walla Crag (left), Maiden Moor, Cat Bells (Catbells), Sail, Causey Pike, Barrow and Grisedale Pike in the background

Photo: Mark Ingram (4)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Steve Truwick (4)

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Derwent Water, Keswick and Skiddaw (centre left) and Blencathra (right) from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Derwent Water, Keswick and Skiddaw (centre left) and Blencathra (right) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Charles Murray (1)

Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra from below Maiden Moor

Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra from below Maiden Moor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (32)

Derwent Water with Maiden Moor, Cat Bells (Catbells) and Causey Pike (right) beyond from Friar's Crag

Derwent Water with Maiden Moor, Cat Bells (Catbells) and Causey Pike (right) beyond from Friar's Crag

Photo: Brian Balfe (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor The Newlands Horseshoe with Keswick and Skiddaw beyond

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor The Newlands Horseshoe with Keswick and Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Ivor Bennett (2)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Dave Roberts (6)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (2)

Castlerigg Stone Circle with the shoulder of Walla Crag (left), Maiden Moor and Cat Bells (Catbells) in the background

Castlerigg Stone Circle with the shoulder of Walla Crag (left), Maiden Moor and Cat Bells (Catbells) in the background

Photo: Mark Ingram (2)

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (15)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (49)

Maiden Moor from High Snab Bank

Maiden Moor from High Snab Bank

Photo: Mark Johnson (1)

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Truwick (3)

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (16)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale with Cat Bells, Maiden Moor and Castle Crag on the right from the northern end of the lake

Derwent Water and Borrowdale with Cat Bells, Maiden Moor and Castle Crag on the right from the northern end of the lake

Photo: Chris Brankin (45)

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Photo: Alan Wainwright (234)


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