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Seat Sandal
736m (2416ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

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English Mountain
76th highest in England,
132nd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 68)

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English Nuttall
94th highest in England,
161st in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
24th highest in England,
507Seat Sandal in Great Britain

Walk Seat Sandal walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Seat Sandal Summit

Photo: David Hayter





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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Seat Sandal Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Seat Sandal

Kevin Foster walked up on October 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] By myself. [weather] Blue skies (cloud developing later on Striding Edge and Helvellyn). - The route from Dollywagon Pike to Seat Sandal is indicated by a prominent metal fence post and is direct. A steep descent to the col followed by an equally steep slog beside a ruined wall makes a beeline straight for the top. By this time the sun was shining sun beams through the clouds and the light picking out the Lakeland fells was magical. After another steep rocky descent to the col with Fairfield I took the higher path skirting Grisedale tarn, intending to climb to the col the other side of Fairfield with St Sunday Crag., however common sense got the better of me as I realised I probably didn't have enough daylight hours to finish the next two tops so I called it a day and made my way down the Grisedale valley instead.

Christina Lander climbed on October 31st, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Grisedale Hause - Seat Sandal - Grasmere [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Beautiful, sunny day, windy and chilly

Andrew Johnson bagged on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Bramcrag quarry. Car left in Grasmere. Bus to Thirlmere dam road then bike to Bramcrag quarry, [weather] Sunny weather

Richard Marchant hiked on September 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] This route was the first leg of the British Athletics Fell Relay Championship. We were reccying the route prior to the race in a few weeks time. We parked on the road just down from the Travellers Rest Public House and made our way up Tongue Gill to Grisedale Hause the up to Seat Sandal and left the top in the Southernly direction down to Tonguegill Force and back to the car. This turned out to be my 86th Wainwright [with] Tom my youngest son [weather] Clean blue skies but quite chilly, dry and very windy on the tops. - 86th Wainwright

Wayne Baxter summited on April 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] From lay-by near Stanan walked up sticks pass, right at the top to Raise, Whiteside, Hellvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywagon Pike and Seat Saddle. Down Tongue Gill. Bus back to Stanan [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy with a strong east wind - Steep decline from Dollywagon and what a climb up Seat

John Tippins conquered on October 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Red Bank Road car park, Grasmere. Route c266 go4awalk.com [with] Solo [weather] Very dramatic sky when I left the cottage - bright sunshine and dark clouds. The sky darkened on the way to Grasmere, then it was blanket cloud, then it started raining, then the sun came out, then it started snowing. It was sunny and bright the rest of the day but the northern wind was bitterly cold - minus 12 with wind chill, so the forecast said.

Simon Boddy scaled on October 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Dunmail Raise [with] My girlfriend [weather] Misty and chilly

Lucy Perchard walked up on September 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] the Helvellyn range ascending from Legburthwaite to Sticks Pass and then along the ridge to Raise, Whiteside, Lower Man, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywagon Pike, then down to Grisedale Tarn, back up to Seat Sandal before descending down to Grasmere. [with] Tony [weather] Mostly sunny - Had been lulled into a false sense of security with easy walking along the Helvellyn Ridge from Raise so was a bit of a shock to the legs to descend right down to Grisedale Tarn to then have to haul back up again to summit Seat Sandal

John Almond climbed on August 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Solo walk from Grasmere village - Mill Bridge - Little Tongue Gill - SEAT SANDAL - Grisedale Hause - Tongue Gill - Mill Bridge - Grasmere village - Wainwright 153 [weather] Good - cloudy, warm and dry.

Andrew Peate bagged on July 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] On descent from Dollywaggon Pike [weather] Clear, sunny, hot

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Seat Sandal

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Steel Fell (left) and Seat Sandal (right) from Helm Crag

Steel Fell (left) and Seat Sandal (right) from Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (71)

Steel Fell, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag below Seat Sandal (with Helvellyn and Fairfield in mist beyond) from Tarn Crag summit cairn

Steel Fell, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag below Seat Sandal (with Helvellyn and Fairfield in mist beyond) from Tarn Crag summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (63)

Sunset on Helvellyn, Fairfield (centre) and Seat Sandal from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Sunset on Helvellyn, Fairfield (centre) and Seat Sandal from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Chris Haselden (30)

The Wythburn Fells (left) Thirlmere, Helvellyn (in mist) and Seat Sandal (right) from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

The Wythburn Fells (left) Thirlmere, Helvellyn (in mist) and Seat Sandal (right) from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Tim Hope (53)

Helvellyn (centre left) and Seat Sandal (right) above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from Helm Crag

Helvellyn (centre left) and Seat Sandal (right) above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from Helm Crag

Photo: Simon Barnett (52)

Seat Sandal (left) Grisedale Hause, Fairfield (centre) and Great Rigg above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Seat Sandal (left) Grisedale Hause, Fairfield (centre) and Great Rigg above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (203)

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (75)

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (338)


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