1484 feet

Date                    10/02/2002

Walks done by:  Pam, Susan, Jed, Tony and members of the O7-637 club

Weather:            Dry to start - heavy piercing rain later. Very windy and coldl

Distance            5 miles.

Started at:          Hawes End

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The scene at the car park, dry but cold.
The view across to Skiddaw from Skelgill Bank. Derwentwater just visible
Looking north to Swineside
The steep section, with Derwentwater behind
Another view northwards as height is gained, and Bass Lake can be seen in the distance
Susan with the Newlands Valley as a backdrop
Group photo on the slope to Catbells. From here on the weather got worse
The final leg of the ascent to the summit

The view to Causey Pike spoilt somewhat by a fellwalker

The breeze is stiffening and the rain clouds are approaching - Pam does a rain dance
Taken from near the summit. Bass Lake (left), Derwentwater (right) and Skiddaw in the distance

Looking across Derwentwater to Blencathra


The Grange road at the foot of the fell
It threw it down after we reached Catbell and Maiden Moor was as far as we got. The above photo shows us taking shelter as we wait for our lift

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