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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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

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, 244th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 113). High Spy is also known as an English Nuttall (190th in England, 326th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of High Spy (North Top), 634m (2081ft). High Spy (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (213th in England, 367th in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Cat Bells (Catbells), 451m (1480ft) - a Wainwright (No. 189).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

In no particular order . . .

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Dave Roberts (6)

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)

Eric and me on Helm Crag, Easter Sunday 2008.

Eric and me on Helm Crag, Easter Sunday 2008.

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (5)

Scales Tarn

Scales Tarn

Photo: Richard Heeley (7)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: William Ringwood (15)

The track from Cat Bells to Nichol End

The track from Cat Bells to Nichol End

Photo: Brian Balfe (17)

The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes. <br>What a tight finish, just time for this photo!

The last of the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge before descending to finish in 23 hours 45 minutes.
What a tight finish, just time for this photo!

Photo: Wayne Hill (94)

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Paul Parker (1)

Me at the top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me at the top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Amanda Floyd (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)


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