Catstye Cam

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County:Westmorland and Furness
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and High Hill of Britain
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:889.6m (with a drop of 62.4m)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY348158         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Daylight:dawn 05:09, sunrise 05:49, sunset 20:30, dusk 21:11
External links:Wikipedia

view on a bigger map

Catstycam from Helvellyn
Catstycam from Helvellyn

Catstye Cam is the other end of Swirral Edge to Helvellyn.

Despite how it's spelled on the OS maps, many people refer to it as Catstycam, all one word, including Wainwright and many other guidebook writers since, including WalkLakes.

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

... or, if you've walked it already, why not log on or register and record your walk?

Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: 3mz0, @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Alan0409, Alexwalking123, Andrewc1980, Andy Duff, andypresley (twice), annie26793, anthbowles, Ashleighatkinson, atessa, awall, Baxtertrek,, beckylindeman, BeckyTheBaker (twice), beth (twice), Biggeoff, Bilberry, Billygoat75, Bluebeard, Boss_keloid, bryanatk, Burgpa, CaptainScarlett, CarlandHay, CARLOS (x4), Carolwildbird, cat wakelin, cejackson1951, CEW, charlottegetsaround, chloealina, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x5), Cowles, DANE2766, Daniel278, Danrobinson, darby1963, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64 (twice), davew, David_F (x13), DavidMBurnett, Daz Graham, digby, DJSibbald, Drhelenward, drsylvester68, DukeNukem (twice), DuncanG22, Dunkman, eclipseandy, Econ, Ejuk, elbog_20, Entropy, Felltopper, fellwalker68, fizzerfox, Floydian1, gallowshill (twice), Gary Stanley, Gary_D, GaryR, gbh (twice), gdh200, Gedlup, gerard.hurst, gill4rolo, Ginty (twice), gossy251, griff44, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (x5), HayleyT, hhampson, hillbilly, Homesick Scorrie, iggsypoo (twice),, James48 (twice), James_scott, Jandy (twice), jegger, Jesspeace, jezsheona, Jimearl6 (twice), JJH94,, Jojo777 (twice), JonLI, josiejowalker, JTM, Karen.m.burns, kasw3670, Katherined (x8), kenzie (twice), King of the Tops (twice), Lambo330, Lancashire Lad (twice), leedrich, lludwinski, Luizawoods, Luly, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam, Michaelholbrow,, mike palmer, Mikew92, mintcake, motley 55, Nathaniel Hillman, nature man, navdave, NickiG, Nottspanther, Offtomorrow, On The Rivet, onceuponatime, pah800, pandy (x3), PaulG1952, PDB1963, penno3, Petemoss (x17), peterb, Peterfishwick (twice), pwb999, racheljanemchugh, Rebecca55, RParkinson (twice), RuslandRambler, russellporter12, samross, Samrust, sgrice56, SheepFarmer,, Smoo1610, SophieWalker, Spacemonkey, spookyfish, springfishblue (twice), Stephenmshanks, Steve Britton, steve71, StevetheRover (twice), Stewart Sanderson, Strangerclur, StuartL, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, ThrowerBell, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Tricia15, ukhpr (twice), VelandoL1711, Vicksey22, vinmac,, wittonweavers, wolfgangb, wrowlands3, and yorkmunrobagger (twice).

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

Photo by Elizabeth Oldham and is our copyright. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.

WalkLakes recognises that hill walking, or walking in the mountains, is an activity with a danger of personal injury or death.
Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.