Walk Information:

Hawes End - Skelgill Bank (338m/1109ft)Cat Bells (44) (451m/1480ft) Maiden Moor (45) (576m/1890ft)High Spy (46) (653m/2142ft)Dale Head Tarn - Dale Head (47) (753m/2470ft) - Hindscarth Edge - Hindscarth (48) (727m/2385ft) - Littledale Edge - Robinson (49) (737m/2417ft) - High Snab Bank - Little Town - Skelgill - Hawes End

Distance:

20.8km (12.92 Miles) Time: 6 Hours Time Started: 12:30
Ascent: 1620m (5315ft) Highest Point: Dale Head (753m/2470ft)
Weather: Partly Cloudy Walkers: James
Comments: Todays walk was totally unplanned. Originally we had just wanted to head up Catbells as we had done a long walk yesterday. As it turned out we completed the entire Newlands Horseshoe!
 
The minor road at the base of Catbells from the very start of todays long walk.
Blencathra touching the clouds through the trees.
Keswick, Blencathra and Derwent Water.
Causey Pike and Barrow on the other side of Newlands.
Swinside gets a bit of sunshine.
Skiddaw is totally covered in cloud this afternoon.
Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell across Derwent Water.
A close up of Blencathra.
And a close up of Dodd and Carl Side.
Thats Barf up to the left and Swinside in the foreground. The water is Bassenthwaite Lake. No view of Scotland today!
Beautiful sunshine over the Jaws of Borrowdale.
Robinson and High Snockrigg.
This is Skelgill Bank which is the first mini summit on the way to Catbells. The path is well worn as many walkers head up this path!
The view north from Skelgill Bank.
Snow patches still clinging to Hindscarth and Robinson.
The path up to Catbells.
West over the Newlands Valley to Causey Pike and Barrow.
Bassenthwaite Lake and the view north.
And a view to the north east in the direction of Blencathra.
The Newlands Valley.
Barrow above Ullock.
Snow patches on the Helvellyn Range.
The path from Catbells up to Maiden Moor.
Scar Crags and Causey Pike.
Sunshine over Catbells and the Vale of Keswick.
Catbells from the path to Maiden Moor.
The central fells of High Seat and High Tove with Helvellyn in the background.
Dale Head and Hindscarth.
Great Gable.
Dale Head Tarn.
The entire Newlands Valley from Dale Head.
Time for a bit of a sit down in the evening light on Robinson.