High Spy

Area:Lake District - North Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, and sub Marilyn
(also Clem, Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:653.1m (with a drop of 147.8m)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY234162         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:large cairn - photos
Notes:ground 7m NE and also 30m S at NY 23420 16200 is as high
Daylight:dawn 03:53, sunrise 04:45, sunset 21:35, dusk 22:27
External links:Wikipedia

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High Spy to Catbells, from Dale Head
High Spy to Catbells, from Dale Head

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