Sunday, 6th May 2012

Walk: Catbells, Maiden Moor, Nitting Haws, Grange and Derwentwater
Start Point: Hawse End Grid Reference: NY 252 213
Distance: 8.6 miles Ascent: 2,700 feet
Time: 6.5 hours    
Weather: Light sleet shower, overcast
Comments: Clouds dropped soon after we set off and fells to the west had a covering of snow above 2,000 feet. Path descending to Nitting Haws was further towards High Spy than we had anticipated.

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Looking across Derwent Water to Keswick


Scrambling up Catbells


Fresh snow was a surprise


On top of Catbells


Coffee break ascending Maiden Moor


Catbells and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor


Nearly in the clouds


Descending to Borrowdale






At the side of Derwent Water

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