Catstye Cam

Overview
Height: 2,917 Feet 890 Meters
Grid Ref: NY 348 158
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

Walkers with red blood in their veins should give their attention to the north west ridge. This looks formidable (from White Side it looks impossible) but is actually an easy uphill walk without any difficulty other than steepness.


 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-Wall.

Catstye Cam from the top of Swirral Edge.

Catstye Cam from Swirral Edge.

Catstye Cam from the col between Swirral Edge.

Catstye Cam from Red Tarn (Helvellyn)

Ullswater from Catstye Cam summit.

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Caststye Cam

Catstye Cam North West Ridge from Glenridding

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4th March 2017
ASCENT: 3,250 Feet - 992 Metres
MILES: 8
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Catstye Cam - Birkhouse Moor
ROUTE: Glenridding – Blea Cove on Birkhouse Moor – Keppel Cove – Brown Cove – Catstye Cam North West Ridge – Red Tarn – Birkhouse Moor – Miresbeck - Little Cove – Glenridding
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 25 A Grisedale Horseshoe

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30th July 2016
ASCENT: 4,879 Feet - 1,488 Meters
MILES: 13.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Birkhouse Moor - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Glenridding – Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor – Red Tarn - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge – Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Hause - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Trough Head - Arnison Crag - Grisedale Bridge – Glenridding
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 18 -Helvellyn Days

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27th June 2015
ASCENT: 6,468 Feet 1,972 Metres
MILES: 16.2
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 15, Birkhouse Moor (NY 365 163) - Birkhouse Moor (NY 363 159) - Birkhouse Moor (NY 361 158) Birkhouse Moor (NY 360 157) - Helvellyn - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike
ROUTE: Patterdale - Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor North East Ridge - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Tarn - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike - Thornhow End - Grisedale Lane - Patterdale
 

Catstye Cam north west ridge, Swirral Edge and Hard Tarn

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30th May 2015
ASCENT: 4,500 Feet - 1,373 Metres
MILES: 12.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Catstye Cam - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike
ROUTE: Glenridding - Greenside Road - Glenridding Beck - Brown Cove- Brown Cove Tarn - Catstye Cam north west ridge - Catstye Cam - Red Tarn - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike - The Tongue - Ruthwaite Cove - Hard Tarn - Nethermost Cove - Nethermost Beck - Grisedale - Lanty's Tarn - Glenridding
 

Catstye Cam via the North West Ridge

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4th May 2013
ASCENT: 3,678 Feet, 1,121 Metres
MILES: 9.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Catstye Cam – Helvellyn – White Side – Raise – Sheffield Pike – Glenridding Dodd
ROUTE: Stybarrow Crag – Lake Path – Greenside Road – Greenside Mine – Glenridding Beck – Keppel Cove Dam – Catstye Cam North West Ridge – Catstye Cam – Swirral Edge – Helvellyn – Helvellyn Lower Man – White Side – Raise – Sticks Pass – Green Side – Nick Head – Sheffield Pike – Heron Pike – South East Ridge – Glenridding Dodd – Stybarrow Crag
 

Making It Up On The Eastern Fells

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9th May 2010
ASCENT: 3,118Ft 950 Mtrs
MILES: 11.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Catstye Cam, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn(Lower Man), Whiteside, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd
ROUTE:  
 

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