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Sail (Derwent Fells)
773m (2536ft)

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


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59th 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)

David Butterfield walked up on July 8th, 2022 [from/via/route] Uzzicar [with] Nigel [weather] Cloudy

Pete George climbed on May 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Roco [weather] Cool but clear

Chris Sheard bagged on May 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] Along from Scar Craggs along ridge [with] George [weather] Pleasant at ground level, no rain brightened later later with sunshine as we completed the round - Made this ascent as part of a nice circular coming down the other side of a horse shoe

Richard Beardsley hiked on July 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dropped off & started route at 0800 hrs from Braithwaite. Route C299. (Barrow, Stile End, Outerside, Sail, Scar Crags & Causey Pike). [with] Myself. [weather] Warm & sunny day. A short spell of low cloud around Sail. - A shorter Coledale Round starting at Braithwaite. An accurate route description which was followed. The only deviation was to include Sail on the easy to follow zig - zag path from the col between Sail & Scar Crags. The steep descent from Causey Pike was interesting so easy does it is the best way. Time took 5 & 1/2 hrs.

Richard Marshall summited on June 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Grisedale & Causey [with] Dave Elsie & Rocxy [weather] Sunny warm

Tim Winn conquered on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Jane, Louise and Barry [weather] Good

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

Claire Murray walked up on April 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe. Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail & Outerside [with] Vitor [weather] Awful! Started off sunny & hot but was 40mph winds at the top & complete cloud. Very windy & 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 climbed on September 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmoor [with] Karen Brown [weather] Good Sunny

Andy Buxton bagged 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 & cold all day

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

Kevin Foster summited 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 & great views in every direction.

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

Christine Shepherd scaled on September 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] I climbed Sail using walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite [with] On my own [weather] Clear & 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 walked up on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny & clear

Richard Marchant climbed 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 & 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 & 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 & down into Braithwaite & back up the road to the car. That trek up the road seem to go on for ever & was a bad move. [with] Marlene & Alan Harker [weather] A fine day with no wind & wall to wall sunshine - Carried out the Coledale Round with Marlene & Alan Harker & the memorable thing we still laugh about today was the the pubs didn't open all day then & when we got into Braithwaite everything was closed & Marlene was so looking forward to a half of Shandy.

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

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

John Almond summited 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 & dry.

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

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

Christina Lander walked up 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 climbed on October 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Common via cinderella common, Grasmoor & Crag hill [with] Colin and Barry [weather] horrendous cross wind all day & low cloud/ mist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caroline Winter bagged 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 & Grisedake Pike - Andy considering bringing his bees here to feast on the heather.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tim Buckley conquered on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Eal Crag en-route to Scar Crags. Coledale Round. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Hot & 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 scaled on June 17th, 2012 [with] Hannah Phillips

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Darren Mortimer bagged 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 hiked on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Coledale Round [with] David [weather] Cloudy

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

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

Charlie Housley scaled 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 & Scar Crags. [with] Solo. [weather] A proper mixture today. Started out with the sun glaringly hot & no cloud, then later, lots of dark clouds & the threat of thunder & lightning. One thing that was constant was the humidity; which was a cracking 90% apparently.

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

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

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

Alex Jones, Jonathan Bevan, Clare Houlihan, 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)

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)

*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)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (25)

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)

Sail (Derwent Fells) and Wandope from Ard Crags

Sail (Derwent Fells) and Wandope from Ard Crags

Photo: David Hayter (85)


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