The Northern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England
Rogan's Seat is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL30|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Maps 91 & 92|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Rogan's Seat is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Rogan's Seat
Michael Naylor walked up on April 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Keld, Crackpot, Swinners Gill [weather] Overcast
Margaret Richards climbed on August 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Keld [with] Don [weather] Cool and dry till lunchtime then hard rain - got a bit lost despite following the river, climbing over and through fences, inadequate directions. Rogan's Seat itself is a tad disappointing, very small and the pipe is weird. But magnificent views.
Kevin Foster bagged on August 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Muker [with] By myself [weather] Perfect conditions; sunny with a cool breeze - Crossing the Swale at Ramps Holme bridge I followed the old corpse way upstream in very pleasant surroundings. Nearing Swinner Gill I then climbed steeply from the path I was on to reach a higher path contouring the valley. This path although good at first became quite 'scrambly' as it dropped then climbed steeply out of the Swinner Gill gorge. Now on the left bank I followed a decent path again to the little bridge at the disused Swinner Gill Lead mine. Evidence, the first of many, of the lead mining activity that was prevalent around here in the 18th and 19th centuries. I now joined up with the Coast to Coast route briefly as it climbed beside East Grain out of Swinner Gill. The badly eroded path is undergoing repairs at the moment and it was strange to find a digger near the top of the climb. Route finding was easy now as I joined the shooters track to a gate then shortly after turned left on an unsigned shooters track heading North straight for Rogan's Seat. After about a mile and a half of easy walking I reached the summit and had a quick lunch before wandering across to the small cairn on a peaty knoll to the left of the path. The far reaching views were fantastic especially to the head of Swaledale and the Buttertubs pass. North the view was dominated by my next objective Water Crag.
Mark Davidson hiked on September 25th, 2008 [with] Mike [weather] Bit cloudy but dry
Tony Rogerson summited on April 23rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Muker East Grain Rogan's Seat Black Hill [with] Darren Floss Robbie Ruby [weather] Sunny Snow Sunny Again - Great day out in Swaledale
Darren Mortimer conquered on February 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Keld [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Clear skies and lots of snow. - Walk ny103
Christine Shepherd scaled on July 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Walked from Keld using walk ny103 [with] On my own [weather] Overcast but stayed dry. Good long distance views but hazy. - This is a great walk with lots of contrasting scenery. Wouldn't risk 'The Pathless Moor' or 'meandering though peat hags' in bad weather. Rest of the walk has good paths though some are very narrow.
Andrew Joss walked up on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Keld [weather] Cloudy but mild - Walk up to peak was fantastic
Ray O'Hara climbed on September 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] NY103 [weather] Fine - Nice easy to follow route.
Gary Powell bagged during June, 2012 [from/via/route] keld [with] husband [weather] fine - took a short cut back on a track clearly marked on our map and got lost!!!!!! ended up finding civilisation again eventually and a kindly cottage owner gave us some water as we had run out, apparently it is a weekly occurrence for him to find lost walkers, the path we followed apparently is an ancient shepherd track and only exists on paper these days!!!! beware.
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