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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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Wainwright
(No. 68)

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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

Caroline Winter walked up 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 Bagged second time on 22/9/2021

Carl Tillotson climbed on August 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Route 266 [with] June [weather] Sunny, very wind at top of Seat Sandal & Fairfield

Richard Marshall bagged on July 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Seat Sandal & stone Arthur [with] Me, Roxy [weather] Sunny very Hot

Claire Kirk hiked on May 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Self [weather] Very cloudy but warm

John Bryers summited on July 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] Used route C226.pdf. Parked on Dunmail Raise lower layby & 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 & 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 conquered on August 15th, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere using walk c266 [with] On my own [weather] Bright & clear - Climbed again on 2.11.17 from Grasmere, really clear with brilliant views. .

Kevin Foster scaled on October 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] By myself. [weather] Blue skies (cloud developing later on Striding Edge & Helvellyn). - The route from Dollywagon Pike to Seat Sandal is indicated by a prominent metal fence post & 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 & 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 & made my way down the Grisedale valley instead.

Christina Lander walked up 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 & chilly

Andrew Johnson climbed 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 bagged 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 & made our way up Tongue Gill to Grisedale Hause the up to Seat Sandal & left the top in the Southernly direction down to Tonguegill Force & 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 & very windy on the tops. - 86th Wainwright

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

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (314)

Me on the left, looking towards Ullswater & St Sunday Crag (right) from a very snowy Seat Sandal

Me on the left, looking towards Ullswater & St Sunday Crag (right) from a very snowy Seat Sandal

Photo: Rob Barklamb (57)

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

Photo: Tim Hope (26)

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)

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)

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)

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)

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (338)

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)

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (313)

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (415)

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)

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Steel Fell and Seat Sandal from Gibson Knott

Photo: David Hayter (75)

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)

*The Coniston Fells, The Langdale Pikes, High Raise, The Helvellyn Ridge, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and finally Loughrigg Fell from Lang How

*The Coniston Fells, The Langdale Pikes, High Raise, The Helvellyn Ridge, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and finally Loughrigg Fell from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (6)

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 Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield

The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (114)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (71)

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)

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)

Path towards Mill Bridge from Seat Sandal

Path towards Mill Bridge from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (310)


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