Seat Sandal

Sun 18 May 2014

Route: Grasmere (A591) - Mill Bridge - Tongue Gill - Grisedale Hause - Seat Sandal - south ridge - Mill Bridge - Grasmere (A591)

Distance: 5.00 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 3 hours

With: Anne


Hazy, warm lower down, cooler higher in the wind. Lots of cloud cover but the sun still broke through.

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Seat Sandal ahead

Looking across to Greenburn with Steel Fell on the right

The weir used to collect and divert some of the water into the new Tongue Gill Hydro Electric Scheme

Looking up Tongue Gill

...and back down

Waterfall, well thats what it says on the map.

Approaching Grisedale Hause

A bit of Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and Fairfield as we head up Seat Sandal

Dollywaggon Pike, Grisedale Tarn and St Sunday Crag

Zooming in on Grisedale with Ullswater in the distance

Grisedale Tarn

St Sunday Crag and Fairfield from Seat Sandal's summit

The view west from the summit cairn

...and north to Skiddaw

Seat Sandal's south ridge


The lower part of the ridge

Looking back up

...and again from near Mill Bridge

Seat Sandal from the A591

Previous Walk: Cross Fell from Kirkland (Sat 17 May 2014)

Next Walk: High Pike and Carrock Fell (Sat 24 May 2014)

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