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Seat Sandal
736m (2416ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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76th highest in England,
131st in England & Wales

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94th highest in England,
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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

John Bryers walked up on July 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] Used route C226.pdf. Parked on Dunmail Raise lower layby and walked down road to Mill Bridge. Due to erosion sign posts took me on the higher route on the Coast to Coast path, thus missing turn at the 2 footbridges. Walked direct to Grisedale Hause and turned left up to top of Seat Sandal. [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Cloudy with some sun. Cooler on the tops. - Lots of walkers on a Wednesday due to covid-19 still about. Layby before Travellers Rest full!

Christine Shepherd climbed on August 15th, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere using walk c266 [with] On my own [weather] Bright and clear - Climbed again on 2.11.17 from Grasmere, really clear with brilliant views. .

Kevin Foster bagged 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 hiked 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 summited 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 conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up 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 climbed on October 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Dunmail Raise [with] My girlfriend [weather] Misty and chilly

Lucy Perchard bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on July 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] On descent from Dollywaggon Pike [weather] Clear, sunny, hot

Michael Nolan conquered on May 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] sleet gales mist...not so sure that 'only unsuitable clothing ' rather than bad weather is always true [weather] just awful! - still enjoyed it!

Dave Eyes scaled on August 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] from Patterdale, up grisedale to the tarn [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy and warm - good views - total walk included Seat Sandal, Dolly wagon, Nethernost pike, Helvellyn and Catsycam

Clare Tait walked up on August 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Parked at Swirls and took bus to Dunmail Raise. Climbed this by accident instead of going up Ghyll. OOps still another top bagged. [with] Charlie [weather] Sunshine - Beautiful views.

John Walter climbed on July 25th, 2017 [with] Tricia

Anthony Scott bagged on July 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] YHA Helvellyn [with] me [weather] White cloud and some sun - Quite busy for a Monday

Chris Sheard hiked on May 28th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Travellers rest [with] Jamie [weather] Warm day with light winds closing in with showers and cooler - 107th Peak. Jamie did well and fun to walk with

Darren Wilson summited on January 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] from Wythburn Nethermost, Dollywagon Seat Sandal [with] with Dan & Anthony

Mark Davidson conquered on July 10th, 2004 [with] IW [weather] Bit wet and rainy - but the tops was clear

David Watson scaled on July 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Dunmail Rise [weather] Damp and misty at the top (no view)

Elaine Evans walked up on July 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] From Dunmail Raise, alongside Raise Beck, then on to summit of Seat Sandal. Descended to Grisedale Hause and walked along edge of Grisedale Tarn to rejoin original path to return to car. [with] Sue [weather] Fine and dry but low cloud at summit. - Altered plans as heavy grey clouds threatening rain, resulting in a fairly short walk for us.

Jan Dixon climbed on June 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Tia and Anye

Caroline Winter bagged on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Swan pub lay by on A591, Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Fairfield, St Sunday, Grisedale Tarn, Seat Sandal, Great Tongue [with] Solo [weather] Light rain as predicted, but shower over by time peaked - Gruelling climb up for last of the day. Enjoyable though

Gordon Lee hiked on May 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Tony Rogerson summited on February 14th, 2010 [from/via/route] Grasmere Fairfield & Seat Sandal [with] John [weather] Low cloud - Snow & ice under foot

Kevin Parnham conquered on September 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Jo [weather] Warm and sunny

Mike Jackson scaled on September 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass [with] Global [weather] Ok - Part of the 24 Peaks in 24 hours

Phillip Bulley walked up on September 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Raise beck [with] Judith and Toby. [weather] Sunny and very windy.

Paul Macey climbed on June 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Started seat sandal ended Glenridding [weather] Cloudy - Left Helvellyn via swirl edge missed Catstye walked birkhouse moor

Paul Glynn bagged during May, 2015 [with] Wife [weather] Good

Andrew Wood hiked on April 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] C266 from Grasmere [with] Doug & Mel [weather] Warm but bitter on the top, had numb face!

Tracey Cowell summited on April 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Tongue gyhll - grasmere [with] Solo [weather] Sunny

Victoria Bates conquered on February 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] C266 but via Grisedale Hause [with] Mark [weather] Full winter conditions

Leon Harvey scaled on February 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Seat Sandal, Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag, Nethermost Pike [with] Solo [weather] Snow and Ice Clear Weather - Lovely View

Simon Neilson-clark walked up on October 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Horseshoe of Stone Arthur Great Rigg Fairfield and Dolly wagon Pike [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny with cloud inversion - Last one of the circuit We had just come off Dollywagon Pike so staight down and up Slipped at the top on a rock and was lucky not to have split my head open

Joanne Mcgawley climbed on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Nethermost and Dollywaggon [with] Rich [weather] Muggy and Warm - 8 miles

Keith Eastman bagged on July 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] c266

David Noble hiked on June 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Travellers rest [with] Steve and Stuart [weather] Sunny - Went on to do fairfield, Great Rigg and Stone Arthur on my own

David Fearn summited on June 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere over Goody bridge then Mill bridge. Followed path alongside Little Tongue Gill. then West across gill to follow a wall left wall to set out for the summit of Seat Sandal. After the summit descended to Grisedale Hause and then to the summit of Fairfield then follow ridges to the summit of Great Rigg. The SW to Stone Arthur. From Stone Arthur returned to Grasmere via the Swan Hotel. [with] Alone [weather] Grey but clear only three very minor showers between Fairfield and Stone Artuhr

Michael Vaughn conquered on June 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [with] Rob Friend [weather] clear

Clive Ward scaled on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Parked on main road north of Grasmere. Straight up Great Tongue to Hause then steep track to top. Down to Hause then Fairfield. [with] Hazel [weather] Cloudy. Cold at top. Not enough clothing.

Raymond Barnett walked up on October 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] wythburn [with] self [weather] clear

Martin Leighfield climbed on September 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [weather] Wet and very Windy

Christine Knowles bagged on October 4th, 2013 [from/via/route] Near Grasmere, up to Grisedale Hause and down the south ridge [with] Graham [weather] Cloud cover down to Grisedale Hause and very wet indeed! - Sure the view must have been fantastic, had we been able to see more that 10 yards.

Ann Davis hiked on August 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] from low mill bridge [weather] scorching bank hol monday

James Guest summited on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere. Grasmere, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Mill Bridge, Little Tongue, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Tarn, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Grasmere [with] Alone [weather] Sunny, Light Winds

Harry Meijer conquered on May 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Alone

Charlie Housley scaled on April 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Dunmail Raise via the ghyll of Raise Beck. [with] Solo [weather] Bright but with low cloud. Lots of remnants of the recent heavy snows, particularly up the ghyll. - Returned after being defeated two weeks ago due to the heavy snow, spendthrift and strong winds. Nice to claim it it this time.

Iain Taylor walked up on June 5th, 2011 [from/via/route] Glenridding (NY 38992 16932)

Carole Walton climbed on October 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] Arniston Crag, Birks, St Sunday Crag, Grisdale Tarn [with] Ian [weather] Cold

Darren Mortimer bagged on May 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Hot & sunny

Chris Bramley hiked on April 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] Dolly wagon pike [with] My lovely wife [weather] Fine - Long trudge

David Kelley, Mr M A Blanchard, Linda Mckeogh, Louise Sandwith, Peter Clark, David Shaw, David Laws, Claire Rigg, David Kelley, Tracey Cordes, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, David Hickin, Louis Smith, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Rob Barklamb, Patrick Buckland, Ian Thomas, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward and Ray O'hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Seat Sandal.

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Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)

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)

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)

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Helm Crag, Seat Sandal,  Grisedale Hause, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Crag, Nab Scar, Loughrigg and Grasmere above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Helm Crag, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Hause, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Crag, Nab Scar, Loughrigg and Grasmere above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (206)

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (313)

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (312)

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)

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Photo: Andy Malcolm (6)

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)


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