High Seat (Mallerstang)
The Northern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
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High Seat (Mallerstang) is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Seat (Mallerstang)
Caroline Winter walked up on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] B6270 by Pennine Way sign, High Pike, High Seat [with] Becky [weather] Warm with light Easterly wind - After walking Nine Standards Rigg, bagged High Seat. Trodden down grass trail from road. Seemed long walk from High Pike. Ram guarding cairn stone, so took photo and made a quick descent to make it to Tan Hill Inn, just in time for booked meal.
Andy Jakob climbed on April 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] Pennine Way north to south from Kirby stephen to hawes [with] Afwc...colin, roger and myself [weather] sunny warm clear skies - after an extended winter of snow and recent heavy rain. Amazing day with AFWC
David Congreave bagged on January 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Outhgill [with] Andy W [weather] Snow and wind but not too cold. - Route back down Mallerstang very tricky in the snow. Couldn't find the miner's track and ended up shuffling down some very steep sections. Not ideal. The map might need looking at.
Kevin Foster hiked on August 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Outhgill [with] By myself [weather] Sunny - Another 'route one' ascent from Outhgill followed the old miner's track up the fell side which was surprisingly still clear to follow on the ground. After crossing a gill and following this up, the way ahead was very clear aiming for the prominent shepherd's cairn on the ridge above. There was no easy way up the next section but a final scramble up some rocks added to the interest. I got a bit of a shock to hear a voice shouting near the top of the climb but it turned out to be only a shepherd shouting at his dog who was rounding up sheep. The view from the shepherd's cairn was amazing. It was then only a short walk at a much easier gradient to the three cairned summit of High Seat beyond. The middle cairn is the highest but I visited all three just to make sure.
Mark Davidson summited on August 14th, 2008 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey, dull and misty
Tony Rogerson conquered on June 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] The Thrang Outhgill High Seat Gregory's Chapel Hugh Seat Old Road [with] Darren Floss Robbie Ruby [weather] Sunny valley low cloud on tops - STEEP climb up to High Seat
Darren Mortimer scaled on December 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Outhgill using walk c388 [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Cold and windy with a blanket of mist. - This is a great walk (c388) but not much fun in the mist. Navigational skills and a good sat nav are essential when the weather is bad as it was for me. Also very tricky leaving High Seat and traveling over Mallerstang Crags when the ground is wet.
Christine Shepherd walked up on June 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Walked from Outhgill using walk c388 [with] On my own [weather] Sun breaking through after a day which had been pleasant with white cloud and a light breeze.
Iain Taylor climbed on August 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Outhgill (NY 78261 01543)
Ray O'Hara bagged on August 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] C388 - The route from Hell Gill's Bridge up to Little Fell is one vast bog (NB. This was during the very wet summer of 2012 though Ed.). The ridge walk from Little Fell to High Seat was little better. One of the most unpleasant walks I've done. I didn't see another soul on the whole route, and I now understand why. Unless you're very keen to complete your Hewitts/Nuttalls, don't bother with this one.
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