Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere

Fabulous views - classic Lakeland


Route outline for walk c266:

Grasmere  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Mill Bridge  -  Little Tongue  -  Seat Sandal  -  Grisedale Tarn  -  Fairfield  -   Rydal Head  -  Great Rigg  -  Stone Arthur  -  Grasmere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fairfield at 873m (2865ft). Fairfield is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (15th highest in England, 35th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 13). Fairfield is also known as an English Nuttall (18th highest in England, 40th highest in England & Wales). Fairfield is also classified as an English Marilyn (7th highest in England, 280th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Great Rigg at 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 54). Great Rigg is also known as an English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 130th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Seat Sandal at 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 highest in England, 161st highest in England & Wales). Seat Sandal is also classified as an English Marilyn (24th highest in England, 512th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Stone Arthur at 500m (1641ft). Stone Arthur is classified as a Wainwright (No. 175) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (112)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (3)

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

Photo: David Hayter (404)

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (37)

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Photo: Mike Knipe (214)

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (339)

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)


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