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

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, 244th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 113). High Spy is also known as an English Nuttall (190th 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 (213th highest in England, 367th 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 Cat Bells (Catbells) at 451m (1480ft). Cat Bells (Catbells) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 189) ; Castle Crag at 290m (952ft). Castle Crag is classified as a Wainwright (No. 214) .

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 . . .

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (7)

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)

The River Derwent, Borrowdale

The River Derwent, Borrowdale

Photo: Dave Phillips (1)

Me with friends (Dave, Hannah, Verne, Ali & Pete) on top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me with friends (Dave, Hannah, Verne, Ali & Pete) on top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Jane Oxby (1)

Derwent Water

Derwent Water

Photo: Glenn Philpott (5)

On Cat Bells (Catbells) with Derwent Water in the background

On Cat Bells (Catbells) with Derwent Water in the background

Photo: Brian Balfe (22)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (1)

A pair of Scots Pines amongst the old quarry workings on the side of Castle Crag

A pair of Scots Pines amongst the old quarry workings on the side of Castle Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (117)

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)

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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