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Sail (Derwent Fells)
773m (2537ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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57th highest in England,
99th in England & Wales

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71st highest in England,
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Walk Sail (Derwent Fells) walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Sail (Derwent Fells) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Sail (Derwent Fells)

Graham Coules walked up on April 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Dale [weather] Sunny

Claire Murray climbed on April 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe. Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail and Outerside [with] Vitor [weather] Awful! Started off sunny and hot but was 40mph winds at the top and complete cloud. Very windy and cold, much nicer at lower heights - Hard going to start with but a lovely easy to follow track. Would be much nicer on a day with better weather

Nick Christian bagged on September 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmoor [with] Karen Brown [weather] Good Sunny

Andy Buxton hiked on November 2nd, 1988 [from/via/route] From Stair. Coledale Round: Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Sail, Eel Crag, Grasmore, Grisedale Pike [with] Solo [weather] Clear and cold all day

Claire Kirk summited on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Phil [weather] Low cloud and drizzly to start, sun came out in the afternoon

Kevin Foster conquered on March 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] Crag Hill. [with] Henry. [weather] Cloudy with light snow showers. - The crux/highlight of today's walk was the ridge linking Crag Hill with Sail. The last deposits of winter snow making the easy ridge scramble that much more fun with steep drops on either side and great views in every direction.

Bill Salisbury scaled on March 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Newlands [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy windy

Christine Shepherd walked up on September 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] I climbed Sail using walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite [with] On my own [weather] Clear and sunny - I climbed this peak again on 2.6.10 on a beautiful but sad day in the Lake District. Climbed this for a third time as part of the 10 in 10 challenge on 22.6.2019

Simon Boddy climbed on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny and clear

Richard Marchant bagged on October 3rd, 1993 [from/via/route] We parked at the car park just before the visitors centre up in Whinlatter Pass. The walk was basically Coledale Round starting with a walk through the Hospital Plantation on to the ridge of Sleet How and the ascent of Grisedale Pike then on to Hopegill Head-Sand Hill down to Coledale Hause followed then by the ascent of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) to Sail and then descended to Outerside missing out on Causey Pike due to Marlene shattered as it had been a long day for her, so then to Stile End and down into Braithwaite and back up the road to the car. That trek up the road seem to go on for ever and was a bad move. [with] Marlene & Alan Harker [weather] A fine day with no wind and wall to wall sunshine - Carried out the Coledale Round with Marlene and Alan Harker and the memorable thing we still laugh about today was the the pubs didn't open all day then and when we got into Braithwaite everything was closed and Marlene was so looking forward to a half of Shandy.

Stephen Reader hiked on July 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] Peak 5 on Coledale 10 peak challenge. [with] Mountain Walks [weather] Mixture of cloud and sunshine

Andrew Johnson summited on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Ted [weather] Clear and warm (for February)

John Almond conquered on July 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] go4awalk c408 from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Crag Hill - SAIL - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow - Wainwright 148 [weather] Good - cloudy, warm and dry.

Stephen Eddy scaled on July 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Glorious

Simon Myerscough walked up on September 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] C408 [weather] Cloudy but warm at times

Christina Lander climbed on January 8th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe. Braithwaite - Barrow - Sail - Crag Hill/Eel Crag - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Braithwaite [with] Dick and Meg [weather] Beautiful sunny day but very windy. Lots of snow on the high mountains

Andy Jakob bagged on October 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Common via cinderella common, Grasmoor and Crag hill [with] Colin and Barry [weather] horrendous cross wind all day and low cloud/ mist

Iain Jones hiked on July 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Coledale Horseshoe [with] Chris Curtis - 30 July 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 2 (Coledale)

Craig Steeland summited on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Crummock Water over the tops to Braithwaite taking in six Wainwrights [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy and quite cool with moderate winds - Took the bus from Braithwaite to Keswick and then another bus to Crummock Water. The second bus cost £7.70 per person one way!

Lydia Hopkinson conquered on June 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] braithwaite [with] walking group [weather] fab

Chris Faulkner scaled on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Dry

Leon Harvey walked up on April 17th, 2016 [with] Solo

Mark Davidson climbed on March 11th, 2014 [with] Alone [weather] Gloriously sunny

Simon Clark bagged on October 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Causey Pike

Caroline Winter hiked on August 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Stoney Croft [with] And and Becky [weather] Great views of purple heathered mountain flanks and Grisedake Pike - Andy considering bringing his bees here to feast on the heather.

Anthony Scott summited on July 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] buttermere [with] me [weather] Exceptional! Hot and sunny

Tracey Cowell conquered on August 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Braithwaite/ causey pike/ scar crags/ sail/ sail pass/ outerside/ stile end [with] Solo [weather] Sunny with cloud and 30mph gusts

Jon Mapp scaled on June 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Was initially low cloud and drizzle but started to clear - Walking down from Crag Hill this looks like a massive climb but is quite easy

Elaine Evans walked up on May 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite to Sail then on to Crag Hill (Eel Crag) and back to Braithwaite via old mine track. [with] Sue [weather] Dry and cloudy with a cold wind. - Good views of Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike plus others

David Noble climbed on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Jack [weather] Sunny

Nick Dobson bagged on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Stoneycroft up Causey Pike and along the ridge route to Eel Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Bright & Sunny

Andy Gibbs hiked during September, 2012 [from/via/route] Coledale Round from Braithwaite [with] Jake [weather] Dreadful

Derek Parkin has summited [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] light cloud sunny

Dave Eyes conquered on August 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite, up Barrow, on to Outersides, up to the saddle and up the Sail zig zags, then up to Eel Crag, then round to Wandope. Returning via Eel Crag and Sail - then up to Scar Crags , along the ridge to Causey pike and then down and round to Braithwaite [with] Christine Eyes [weather] perfect

Ann Davis scaled on July 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] force crag mine road, eel crag hill [weather] hot and breezy

Christine Knowles walked up on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] part of Coledale Round [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, but good

Lee Senior climbed on April 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] As part of COledale Round [with] Andy [weather] rain and low cloud with mist

Michael Vaughn bagged on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Ravensdale [with] alone [weather] partly sunny

Clive Ward hiked on February 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Hazel - See Causey Pike

Angela O'neill summited on September 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grisedale [with] John [weather] Fine & Sry

Harry Meijer conquered on August 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Coledale Horseshoe,Braithwaite [with] The Lake District Walker

Tim Buckley scaled on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Eal Crag en-route to Scar Crags. Coledale Round. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Hot and sunny. - Fix the Fells have built a zig zag raised path up the fell, from the top looks like the Inka trail, Macu Picu was not at the other end just Scar Crags.

Beth Webster walked up on June 17th, 2012 [with] Hannah Phillips

Joanne Mcgawley climbed on August 23rd, 2013 [with] Rich [weather] Muggy then windy and cold, then muggy again! - 11.58 Miles, 8 Wainwrights.

Wayne Baxter bagged on June 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crag, Causey Pike, Outside, Barrow and Braithwaite. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Kevin Parnham hiked on June 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Craghill [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] warm and sunny - Very small cairn in the middle of a bog

Raymond Barnett summited on May 4th, 2013 [weather] wet

Stephen Mcdonald conquered on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] Wet and Windy at top - Had to carry Sunny for 3 miles

John Tippins scaled on April 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Crag Hill [with] just me [weather] sunny, bright

Chris Bramley walked up on April 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Eel grag [with] Phil [weather] Cold, ice snow

Dale Verrall climbed on March 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaithe - C408 [with] Amber [weather] Blue sky but snow on top and on the north face for the climb down

David Short bagged on March 1st, 2011 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Chris [weather] fine

Darren Mortimer hiked on February 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny with a little wind but very cold on the tops

Phillip Bulley summited on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Coledale Round [with] David [weather] Cloudy

Iain Taylor conquered on December 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (NY 23296 23665)

Victoria Bates scaled on August 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe

Charlie Housley walked up on July 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] As part of an extended Coledale Round which included Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Whitesdie, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Eel Crag (Crag Hill), Grasmoor and Scar Crags. [with] Solo. [weather] A proper mixture today. Started out with the sun glaringly hot and no cloud, then later, lots of dark clouds and the threat of thunder and lightning. One thing that was constant was the humidity; which was a cracking 90% apparently.

Cheryl Hawkes climbed on October 10th, 2007 [from/via/route] Causey Pike [with] Steve

Tony Aspden bagged on August 2nd, 2007 [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Andy Nicholls hiked on September 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Maxine Down, Tomasz B, Jenny Godfrey, Jane Wilkinson, Angela Moroney, Matthew Thomas, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Peter Walsh, Trevor Longman, John Walter, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Robert Maclean, Adrian Roberts, David Shaw, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Louise Sandwith, Jill Dean, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Phil Clark, Steve Frank, Paul Booth, David Hickin, Helen Marrs, Andrew Buxton, Louis Smith, Richard Price, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, John Statham, Tracey Cordes, Alan Davidson, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Adam Shewry, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged Sail (Derwent Fells).

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Sail (Derwent Fells)

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (154)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: Keith Evans (4)

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (90)

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (4)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (25)

Sail (Derwent Fells) and Wandope from Ard Crags

Sail (Derwent Fells) and Wandope from Ard Crags

Photo: David Hayter (85)


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