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Cat Bells & High Spy from Grange
Introduction to Walk 1268

Photo from the walk - Cat Bells & High Spy from Grange

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2600 feet / 788 metres

Time - 6 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Lake District walk offering excellent views of Derwentwater. The route climbs over Catbells to Maiden Moor and onto High Spy before returning via Borrowdale and Grange. The scenery throughout the walk is excellent and the walking enjoyable. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Catbells, High Spy, Maiden Moor. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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