Seat Sandal

Fri 5 May 2006

Route: Mill Bridge, Grasmere - Little Tongue - above Hause Riggs - Grisdale Hause - Seat Sandal - south ridge - Mill Bridge

Distance: 4.25 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

With: On Own


Beautiful sunny evening, not a breath of wind, excellent visibility.

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Seat Sandal from the A591 at Mill Bridge

Steel Fell

Seat Sandal and Little Tongue (my route of ascent) to the left of the tree and Great Tongue to the right

Looking up the track to Little Tongue

View back down the valley from the bottom of Little Tongue

The view south from Little Tongue

The path traverses right above the small outcrops (Hause Riggs)

Southerly panorama from the top of Little Tongue

The path to Grisedale Hause from Hause Riggs with Fairfield directly in front

Dollywaggon Pike from Grisedale Hause

Grisedale Tarn at the head of Grisedale with Dollywaggon Pike on the left and Saint Sunday Crag on the right

Dollywaggon Pike, Grisedale Tarn, Saint Sunday Crag and Fairfield from the ascent of Seat Sandal

Seat Sandal's summit tarn with Great Rigg and the two tops of Heron Pike behind

Crinkle Crags to Pillar from Seat Sandal's summit

Saint Sunday Crag from Seat Sandal's summit

The view south from Seat Sandal with Loughrigg Fell in the centre of the photo

The Helvellyn ridge with the Skiddaw fells in the distance (far left)

Grasmere from the top of Seat Sandal's south ridge

Southerly panorama from the top of Seat Sandal's south ridge

Southerly panorama from Seat Sandal's south ridge

Seat Sandal's south ridge with the Coniston Fells in the distance (right)

Low down on Seat Sandal's south ridge

Previous Walk: Dodd (Thu 4 May 2006)

Next Walk: Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges (Sat 6 May 2006)

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