Catstycam to Glenridding Dodd

Sat 3 Jun 2006

Route: Glenridding village - Glenridding valley - Keppel Cove Dam - Northwest ridge - Catstycam - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - White Stones (Green Side) - Hart Side - Nick Head - Sheffield Pike - Heron Pike - Glenridding Dodd - Glenridding village

Distance: 11.75 miles

Ascent: 4,400ft

Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

With: David Hall


Wall to wall blue sky. Sunshine with a warm breeze at times

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The Greenside Road past Rake Cottages

Catstycam, our route took us up the right hand skyline (north-west ridge)

Keppel Cove Dam, the peak behind is White Side

Keppel Cove Dam

Keppel Cove Dam with the breach clearly visible, Sheffield Pike in the distance

Sheffield Pike and Ullswater from the north-west ridge of Catstycam

Looking back down Catstycam's north west ridge to Keppel Cove Dam

Red Tarn and Striding Edge from Catstycam's summit

Helvellyn from Catstycam

Looking back to Catstycam from our ascent of Swirral Edge

Southerly panorama from Helvellyn's summit

Helvellyn summit panorama

Catstycam with the Keppel Cove Dam bottom left

The path to White Side with the Dodds beyond from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

Northerly panorama from Helvellyn Lower Man's summit

The high central fells from Helvellyn Lower Man - Bowfell, Scafell Pike, Great Gable, Pillar and the High Stile ridge

Skiddaw from White Side's summit

360 Panorama from Raise's summit

The path to Stybarrow Dodd from Raise with Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance

The north western fells from Stybarrow Dodd's summit

Hart Side from Stybarrow Dodd

Glencoyne and Ullswater from Glencoyne Head

Westerly panorama from Sheffield Pike's summit

Striding Edge, Helvellyn behind Catstycam, and Helvellyn Lower Man from Sheffield Pike

Ullswater from Heron Pike

Looking down on Glenridding Dodd and the head of Ullswater from Heron Pike

Looking back to Heron Pike from Glenridding Dodd

Ullswater and Glenridding village

Previous Walk: Ling Fell and Sale Fell (Thu 1 Jun 2006)

Next Walk: Seathwaite Tarn Round (Sun 4 Jun 2006)

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