27th August 2014 – Cat Bells (1479ft, 451m)…

Today we met up with my brother and his family who are camping in the Lake District, and then four of us did a 6km walk taking in Cat Bells (1479ft, 451m). And very nice it was too.

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Cat Bells from the boat across to Hawse End.

Cat Bells from the boat across to Hawse End.

Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw and Derwent Water.

Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw and Derwent Water.

The summit of Cat Bells looms large, whilst behind it on the right are Maiden Moor, Dale Head, Hindscarth and Robinson.

The summit of Cat Bells looms large, whilst behind it on the right are Maiden Moor, Dale Head, Hindscarth and Robinson.

Looking back along Skelgill Bank.

Looking back along Skelgill Bank.

Derwent Water and Keswick with Blencathra dominating in the centre. To the right are Walla Crag and Clough Head.

Derwent Water and Keswick with Blencathra dominating in the centre. To the right are Walla Crag and Clough Head.

Maiden Moor from the summit, with Castle Crag in the middle distance on the left.

Maiden Moor from the summit, with Castle Crag in the middle distance on the left.

Looking SSW from the summit to Maiden Moor, Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson and Red Pike.

Looking SSW from the summit to Maiden Moor, Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson and Red Pike.

Looking SW-W from the summit. Red Pike, Starling Dodd, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill, Sail and Scar Crags, Causey Pike and Grisedale Pike.

Looking SW-W from the summit. Red Pike, Starling Dodd, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill, Sail and Scar Crags, Causey Pike and Grisedale Pike.

Barrow, Lord's Seat and Barf overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake.

Barrow, Lord’s Seat and Barf overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake.

A rare photo of Mr & Mrs Sandpiper.

A rare photo of Mr & Mrs Sandpiper.

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3 Responses to 27th August 2014 – Cat Bells (1479ft, 451m)…

  1. Carl Baggott says:

    Its good to see you both out enjoying the hills

  2. fish3434 says:

    Nice photos mate. Did you drag the young un up there with you? When I took my wife up there I thought I may need the air ambulance to get her down, she cursed wainwrights words of an easy fell

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