Walk c181 Dollywaggon Pike and Seat Sandal from Patterdale

Great high level route with an easy scramble


Route outline for walk c181:

- Patterdale  -   Grisedale Bridge  -   Ruthwaite Lodge  -   The Tongue  -   Dollywaggon Pike  -   Seat Sandal  -   Grisedale Tarn  -   Deepdale Hause  -   St Sunday Crag  -   Birks  -   Patterdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Dollywaggon Pike at 858m (2816ft). Dollywaggon Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th highest in England, 43rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 18). Dollywaggon Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (25th in England, 51st in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of St Sunday Crag, 841m (2760ft). St Sunday Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (26th highest in England, 52nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 22). St Sunday Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (33rd in England, 61st in England & Wales). St Sunday Crag is classified as a Marilyn (10th highest in England, 324th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Seat Sandal, 736m (2416ft). Seat Sandal is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (76th highest in England, 132nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 68). Seat Sandal is also known as an English Nuttall (94th in England, 161st in England & Wales). Seat Sandal is classified as a Marilyn (24th highest in England, 507th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Birks, 622m (2041ft) - a Wainwright (No. 125) and an English Nuttall (228th Eng, 396th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c181 Dollywaggon Pike and Seat Sandal from Patterdale

In no particular order . . .

 On Dollywaggon Pike summit

On Dollywaggon Pike summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (47)

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (2)

Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Looking over to Carnedd Dafydd with The Glyderau and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the distance (left) from Carnedd Llewelyn

Photo: Rob Barklamb (58)

The cairn and bench on the summit of High Pike (Caldbeck)

The cairn and bench on the summit of High Pike (Caldbeck)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (521)

Grisdale Tarn

Grisdale Tarn

Photo: Liz Stanley (2)

Birkhouse Moor (left), St Sunday Crag (right) and Place Fell (centre) from near Grisedale Tarn

Birkhouse Moor (left), St Sunday Crag (right) and Place Fell (centre) from near Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (17)

Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (399)

Grisedale Tarn from Brothers' Parting Stone

Grisedale Tarn from Brothers' Parting Stone

Photo: Alan Wainwright (49)

Birks summit cairn

Birks summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (55)

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (24)

The cairn on Deepdale Hause

The cairn on Deepdale Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (51)

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (4)

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (527)

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright (56)

Little Langdale Tarn with sunlight on The Langdale Pikes beyond from near Slater Bridge Bridge, Little Langdale

Little Langdale Tarn with sunlight on The Langdale Pikes beyond from near Slater Bridge Bridge, Little Langdale

Photo: Ian Gaylard (12)

Path towards Mill Bridge from Seat Sandal

Path towards Mill Bridge from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (310)

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

The summit cairn on Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (520)

Greendale Bridge

Greendale Bridge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (57)

St Sunday Crag Summit

St Sunday Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (400)

Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (9)

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Liz Stanley (3)

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (313)

On Striding Edge

On Striding Edge

Photo: Wayne Hill (82)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (24)

Ullswater from the path to Arnison Crag

Ullswater from the path to Arnison Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (51)

Brothers Water under mist with Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell beyond from the Kirkstone Pass

Brothers Water under mist with Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell beyond from the Kirkstone Pass

Photo: Gerry Ball (54)

Grisedale Tarn with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Grisedale Tarn with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Photo: Tony Higgs (22)

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (53)

 Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (45)

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)

 Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and High Crag from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (46)

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)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (54)

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (8)

Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (37)

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (314)

Hartsop above How, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Deepdale Hause

Hartsop above How, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Deepdale Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (52)

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike

Fairfield from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (44)

Grisedale Tarn from Dollywaggon Pike

Grisedale Tarn from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (48)

Looking down Grisdale from Dollywaggon Pike with St Sunday Crag on the right and Ullswater in the distance

Looking down Grisdale from Dollywaggon Pike with St Sunday Crag on the right and Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Wayne Hill (81)

On Striding Edge in thick mist

On Striding Edge in thick mist

Photo: Dean Richardson (15)

Seat Sandal summit

Seat Sandal summit

Photo: David Hayter (311)

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)

Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Tony Higgs (23)

Grisedale from Deepdale Hause

Grisedale from Deepdale Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (50)

Patterdale Church

Patterdale Church

Photo: Alan Wainwright (1)

Mellbreak Summit cairn

Mellbreak Summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (528)

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and Catstye Cam from Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (7)

Dollywaggon Pike (right) with The Langdale Pikes (mid distance) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) and
Scafell Pike (far distance) from St Sunday Crag

Dollywaggon Pike (right) with The Langdale Pikes (mid distance) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Scafell Pike (far distance) from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (2)

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

Ruthwaite Lodge (Climbing Hut), upper Grisedale with Fairfield in the background

Ruthwaite Lodge (Climbing Hut), upper Grisedale with Fairfield in the background

Photo: Ian Gaylard (11)

Grisedale Tarn in the snow with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Grisedale Tarn in the snow with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)

Photo: John Andelin (1)

St Sunday Crag from Birks

St Sunday Crag from Birks

Photo: Gerry Ball (52)

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Ullswater from near Lanty's Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (18)

Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears

Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears

Photo: Gerry Ball (53)

A frozen Grisedale Tarn from the lower slopes of Dollywaggon Pike in the snow

A frozen Grisedale Tarn from the lower slopes of Dollywaggon Pike in the snow

Photo: Peter Dryden (22)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (38)

On Dollywaggon Pike

On Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Gerry Ball (50)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Rob Barklamb (3)

Arnison Crag from Birks

Arnison Crag from Birks

Photo: David Hayter (398)

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Nethermost Pike from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (14)

Ullswater from Glenamara Park

Ullswater from Glenamara Park

Photo: David Hayter (401)

A frozen Grisedale Tarn from the lower slopes of Dollywaggon Pike in the snow

A frozen Grisedale Tarn from the lower slopes of Dollywaggon Pike in the snow

Photo: Peter Dryden (23)

Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (right) from the outflow of Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (right) from the outflow of Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Ian Gaylard (10)


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