Catbells to High Spy

Sun 12 Mar 2017

Route: Hawes End - Skelgill Bank - Catbells - Hause Gate - Maiden Moor - Blea Crag Cairn - High Spy - Rigghead Quarries - River Derwent - Grange in Borrowdale - Derwent Water - High Brandelhow - Low Brandelhow - Hawes End

Distance: 9.50 miles

Ascent: 2,350ft

Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

With: On Own


Sunshine to start, in cloud with drizzle on High Spy

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The Newlands Valley with Robinson on the left with its top in cloud

Looking towards Catbells summit from Skelgill Bank

Looking across Derwent Water to Blencathra

Causey Pike

Maiden Moor from Catbells summit

Walla Crag on the other side of Derwent Water

Looking back to Catbells from Maiden Moor's summit cairn

Goldscope Mine and Low Snab Farm

Towards High Spy from Maiden Moor

Maiden Moor from Blea Crag Cairn

A glimpse of Derwent Water

High Spy's impressive summit cairn

Descending through the Rigghead Quarries

Rosthwaite and Stonethwaite, Borrowdale

Castle Crag

Dalt Quarry

Looking back towards Castle Crag from the boardwalk

Low Brandelhow jetty, it's seen better days

Previous Walk: Great Mell Fell from Brownrigg Farm (Sat 11 Mar 2017)

Next Walk: Cross Fell from Kirkland (Sun 9 Apr 2017)

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