Catstye Cam

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY348158         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Daylight:dawn 03:41, sunrise 04:37, sunset 21:52, dusk 22:48
External links:Wikipedia

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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: @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Alan0409, Andrewc1980, Andy Duff, anthbowles, Ashleighatkinson, atessa, awall, Baxtertrek, beckylindeman, BeckyTheBaker (twice), beth (twice), Biggeoff, Bilberry, Boss_keloid, bryanatk, Burgpa, CarlandHay, CARLOS (x4), Carolwildbird, cat wakelin, cejackson1951, CEW, charlottegetsaround, chloealina, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x4), Cowles, DANE2766, Daniel278, Danrobinson, darby1963, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64 (twice), davew, Daz Graham, digby, DJSibbald, Drhelenward, drsylvester68, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Dunkman, eclipseandy, Econ, Ejuk, elbog_20, 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), hhampson, hillbilly, iggsypoo (twice),, James48 (twice), James_scott, Jandy (twice), jegger, Jesspeace, jezsheona,, JonLI, JTM, Lambo330, Lancashire Lad (twice), leedrich, Luly, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam,, mike palmer, Mikew92, motley 55, nature man, navdave, Nottspanther, Offtomorrow, On The Rivet, onceuponatime, pah800, pandy (x3), PaulG1952, PDB1963, penno3, peterb, Peterfishwick, pwb999, RuslandRambler, samross, Samrust, sgrice56, SheepFarmer,, Smoo1610, Spacemonkey, spookyfish, springfishblue, Stephenmshanks, Steve Britton, steve71, StevetheRover (twice), Stewart Sanderson, Strangerclur, StuartL, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, TonyRogerson, 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:

If you need accommodation we have details of 32 properties offering rooms near Catstye Cam. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£438-1904 per week
4.2km (2.6 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£475-2036 per week
8.6km (5.3 miles) away, sleeps 2
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£1391-7274 per week
7.8km (4.8 miles) away, sleeps 10

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Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.