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Name:Catstye Cam
Hill number:2518
Height:889.6m / 2919ft
Parent (Ma):2515  Helvellyn
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
Grid ref:NY 34811 15822
Summit feature:cairn
Col:827.2m  NY 3456 1557  
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With Sue from Patterdale via Hole in the Wall. Return Birkhouse Moor and Keldas. Wet and breezy day.Frank23/11/2019
Cora Thorny10/11/2019
Route: Glenridding Mires Beck Birkhouse Moor Bleaberry Crag High Spying How Striding Edge Helvellyn Swirral Edge Catstye Cam Glenridding Common Glenridding. Stats: 4hrs25, 13.0km, 1,017m ascent. Weather: hot & sunny. Notes: lovely scrambling up Striding Edge (ignored path & stayed on ridge).millionmts13/09/2019
grisdale raceDave Sargent07/09/2019
From Glenridding. 1st to Keldas, then the 4 Birkhouse Moor tops. Path to Red Tarn and ascent to end of Swirral Edge, straight up the ridge to Catstye Cam, down to the Greenside Mines Track back to GlenriddingWayne Mac17/08/2019
From Glenridding: Glenridding Dodd,Sheffield Pike, Raise, White Side, Lower Man (Helvellyn), Hellvelyn and Catstye Cam. Glorious day out with Hiking Manchester. Fantastic views, clear day, very close at times with lots of midges!Lazylizzie13/07/2019
Sham Sharrock13/07/2019
Early Start from Glenridding. 9m Circular. Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge [High Spying How], Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man & Catstye Cam. Clouds Cleared as we hit Helvellyn, lovely warm sunny day.Jephcote8306/07/2019
Climbed from Helvellyn via Swirrel edge on route from Clough Head to Grasmere.dombenson03/07/2019
Red tarm wild camp > striding edge > Helvellyn > swirral edge > catstye cam > swirral edge > Helvellyn > dollywagon pike > seat sandal > Fairfield > the Cape (st Sunday crag) > patterdale. With Nathan, weather fine no rain.axoree11/05/2019
From Birkhouse Moor past the hole in the wallCyclistno128/04/2019
after doing both edges and Helvellyn we went up and down Catstye cam and back the same way to red tarnAristotle Chip22/04/2019
With DeborahWierdostomps17/04/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins17/04/2019
little al07/04/2019
Helen w29/10/2018
From Glenridding ascend Birkhouse Moor via Mires Beck and Little Cove. On to Bleaberry Crag and Striding Edge to Helvellyn. On to Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike. Return to Helvellyn. Across Swirral Edge to Catsye Cam. Descend to Red Tarn Beck to Glenridding Beck. Up Swart Beck to Mine via Stang End and ascend Sheffield Pike. Descend to Glenridding Dodd and return to Glenridding via the Rake.raymooremanx29/09/2018
Paul and Terri29/09/2018
Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, Catstye Cam. Parking in GlenriddingDan Baddeley24/09/2018
Sam R29/08/2018
Glenridding up onto Birkhouse Moor via Lanty's Tarn, past Red Tarn then double back up onto Catstye Cam, back past Red Tarn and down past the YHA to Glenridding.Chipstertrain08/08/2018