A late afternoon walk up to Catbells from Hawse End. Congratulations to the newly wed's on the summit.


Date: 4th June 2011
Start Location: Hawes End
Time Started: 15:30
Duration: 2 Hours 20 Minutes
Distance: 5.78km - 3.59 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 442m (1450ft)
Highest Point: Catbells (451m/1480ft)
Parking: Roadside near Hawes End
Weather: Cloudy - Hazey
Difficulty: Easy
Hawes End - Skelgill Bank - Catbells - Hause Gate - Allerdale
Ramble - Hawes End
Derwent Water and Blencathra from the start of the climb up to Skelgill Bank.
One of the Derwent Water launches.
Swinside and Skiddaw.
The Newlands Valley.
The simple path leading to the summit of Catbells.
And now on the summit of Catbells, with a grand view down to Derwent Water,
And over to Bassenthwaite Lake.
The summit of Catbells. Just to the left of the photo was a couple who had just got married and walked up here still wearing a suit/wedding dress. It was a surprise to everyone when they got up here this evening. Congratulations!
The path south to Maiden Moor.
Maiden Moor, Hindscarth and Robinson. The fell right in the background is High Stile.
Decending back to the car with one last view to Derwent Water.