Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End

Popular walk with good views of Derwent Water


Route outline for walk c405:

- Hawes End  -   Derwent Water  -   Skelgill Bank  -   Woodford's Path  -   Cat Bells (Catbells)  -   Maiden Moor  -   High Spy (North Top)  -   High Spy  -   Dale Head Tarn  -   Rigghead Quarries  -   The Allerdale Ramble  -   Castle Crag  -   River Derwent  -   Yewdale Knott  -   Manesty  -   Manesty Band  -   Hawes End  -   Derwent Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
4
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) and Castle Crag 290m (952ft) - a Wainwright (No. 214).


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 c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End

In no particular order . . .

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Photo: William Ringwood (14)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Photo: Ian Shaw (1)

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (10)

My daughter on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with her daddy!

My daughter on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with her daddy!

Photo: Kira Thorpe (1)

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (9)

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

Wast Water from Great Gable

Wast Water from Great Gable

Photo: Tony Higgs (3)

Approaching Skelgill Bank and Cat Bells (Catbells)

Approaching Skelgill Bank and Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: William Ringwood (13)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Arron Fowler (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from near Barrow Bay on the Eastern shore of Derwent Water

Cat Bells (Catbells) from near Barrow Bay on the Eastern shore of Derwent Water

Photo: Alan Gent (2)


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