Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End

Very popular fell with fine views


Route outline for walk c291:

Hawes End  -  Derwent Water  -  Newlands Valley  -  Skelgill Bank  -  Woodford's Path  -  Cat Bells (Catbells)  -  Maiden Moor  -  High Spy (North Top)  -  High Spy  -  Dalehead Tarn  -  Newlands Valley  -  Newlands Church  -  Little Town  -  Hawes End




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Spy at 653m (2143ft). High Spy is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (141st highest in England, 243rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 113).

High Spy is also known as an English Nuttall (189th highest in England, 326th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of High Spy (North Top) at 634m (2081ft). High Spy (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (209th highest in England, 359th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Maiden Moor at 575m (1887ft). Maiden Moor is classified as an Wainwright (No. 138).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End

In no particular order . . .

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

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

Photo: Ivor Bennett (3)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (1)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Ghyll nr Little Town, Newlands Valley

Ghyll nr Little Town, Newlands Valley

Photo: David Hayter (10)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town

From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town

Photo: Rob Barklamb (50)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Derwent Water with Keswick and the Skiddaw Massif beyond from High Spy

Derwent Water with Keswick and the Skiddaw Massif beyond from High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (7)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - The large beacon on the summit of High Spy

The large beacon on the summit of High Spy

Photo: Christine Shepherd (526)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Adam Reed (1)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Wayne Hill (92)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Looking South from High Spy

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Dean Bowen (1)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Skiddaw, Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Skiddaw, Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Wayne Hill (90)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Hindscarth (left), Scope End (centre) and Robinson (right) from above Little Town

Hindscarth (left), Scope End (centre) and Robinson (right) from above Little Town

Photo: Rob Barklamb (22)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: David Hayter (9)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Jim Burkhill (1)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - The Skiddaw massif along with Walla Crag (to the right) from the southern end of Derwent Water

The Skiddaw massif along with Walla Crag (to the right) from the southern end of Derwent Water

Photo: Chris Brankin (44)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Tony Higgs (2)

Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End - Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Photo: Glynn Trueman (30)


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