Seathwaite Fell

Wed 24 Sep 2003

Route: Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite Fell - Sprinkling Tarn - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Taylorgill Force - Seathwaite

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,750ft

Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

With: On Own


Overcast with the occasional ray of sunshine, cold in the strong wind.

I visited Wainwright's top (601m), Seathwaite Fell's North Top (632m) and Seathwaite Fell's South Top (631m).

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Seathwaite Fell

Stockley Bridge

The view north down Borrowdale from the ascent

The 601m summit cairn at the north end of the fell

360 Panorama from Seathwaite Fell's summit (Wainwright's top)

Lingmell, Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Green Gable

The view north to Skiddaw and Blencathra from the highest point of Seathwaite Fell (632m)


The Glaramara to Allen Crags ridge

Esk Pike from an unnamed tarn on Seathwaite Fell

Great End from an unnamed tarn on Seathwaite Fell

Great Gable and Green Gable

Wasdale Head and Yewbarrow

Sprinkling Tarn

Seathwaite Fell from Sprinkling Tarn

Great End, Broad Crag and Scafell Pike from Styhead Tarn

Broad Crag, Scafell Pike and Lingmell from Styhead Tarn

The Bridge across Styhead Gill

Styhead Gill

Taylorgill Force

The hamlet of Seathwaite

Previous Walk: Hen Comb (Sun 21 Sep 2003)

Next Walk: Seathwaite Tarn Round (Wed 1 Oct 2003)

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