Catbells
Date: 12th September 2018 Distance: 6.23km (3.87 Mile) Parking: Gutherscale
Start Location: Little Langdale Ascent (m/ft): 379m (1243ft) Weather:

Sunny

Time Started: 09:50 Highest Point: Catbells (451m/1480ft) Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 3 Hours 50 Minutes        
Route: Gutherscale - Skelgill Bank (338m/1109ft) - Catbells (451m/1480ft) - Hause Gate - Catbells Terrace Path - Gutherscale

It was time for the whole family to get out together, with seven of us heading up to the summit of Catbells for a grand family day out. The weather tas superb although a little cold in the wind.


Slightly overcast morning but still great views over Derwent Water to Blencathra.

Gaining some height as we cross over Skelgill Bank.


Causey Pike and hte North Western Fells getting some sunshine.


A view down the Newlands Valley to High Stile and Red Pike. On the left is Robinson.

Our first view of the summit as we looking down into Borrowdale.

On the summit of Skelgill Bank looking to the final ascent to the summit.

A view back to Skelgill Bank.

A rainbow over Newlands.

Such a superb view north to Skiddaw.

And to Blencathra.


Looking into Borrowdale.


The new summit pillar and view north.

Additional fells that make up the Newlands Round. Maiden Moor, Cant quite see Dale Head, Hindscarth and Robinson.

The Newlands Valley.

The North Western Fells.

The path down to Hause Gate.

The terrace path back to Gutherscale.

A final view to the Jaws of Borrowdale before it disappears behind the fellside.