Sail

Overview
Height: 2,530 Feet - 773 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 198 202
Area: North Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Six

Sail is the least obtrusive of the 2,500-footers, being completely dominated by its vaster and more rugged neighbour, Eel Crag, and an absence of attractive or interesting features adds to its inferior complex

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Sail seen over Sail Pass with Scar Crags and Causey Pike beyond.

Scar Crags seen from the controversial new path on the east flank of Sail.

Eel Crag (Crag Hill) from Sail Crag summit.

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Sail

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 29 Rannerdale Knotts to Barrow

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27th August 2016
ASCENT: 5,898 Feet - 1,798 Meters
MILES: 15.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 13, Rannerdale Knotts - Whiteless Pike - Wandope - Grasmoor - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow
ROUTE: Rannerdale Farm - Rannerdale Knotts - Whiteless Breast - Whiteless Pike - Whiteless Edge - Wandope - Grasmoor - Coledale Hause - Sand Hill - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Coledale Hause - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - High Moss - Outerside - Barrow Door - Barrow - Braithwaite
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 23 -Around Coledale Hause

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15th August 2015
ASCENT: 5,493 Feet - 1,675
MILES: 15
SUMMITS OVER 2'000Ft: 13, Grisedale Pike - Grisedale Pike (NY 139 221) - Hopegill Head - Ladyside Pike - Whiteside - Sand Hill - Grasmoor - Whiteless Pike - Wandope - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike
ROUTE: Whinlatter Pass – Kin – Sleet How – Grisedale Pike – Hobcarton Crag – Hopegill Head - Ladyside Pike - Whitleside - Traverse below Hopegill Head – Sand Hill – Grasmoor North East Ridge - Grasmoor - Thirdgill Head Man - Whiteless Edge - Whiteless Pike - Whiteless Edge - Wandope – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) – Sail – Scar Crags – Causey Pike  – High Moss – Barrow Door – High Coledale – Braithwaite – Whinlatter Pass
 

A Coledale Round


8th June 2014
ASCENT: 4,200 Feet – 1,280 Meters
MILES: 10.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Grisedale Pike – Hopegill Head – Wandope – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) – Sail – Sail Pass – Scar Crags – Causey Pike
ROUTE: Whinlatter Pass – Kin – Sleet How – Grisedale Pike – Hobcarton Crag – Hopegill Head – Sand Hill – Wandope – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) – Sail – Scar Crags – Causey Pike  – High Moss – Barrow Door – High Coledale – Braithwaite – Whinlatter Pass
 

Grisedale Pike & Eel Crag via the north ridge

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24th November 2013
ASCENT: 3,622 Feet, 1,104 Meters
MILES: 8.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Grisedale Pike – Crag Hill (Eel Crag) – Sail – Barrow
ROUTE: Whinlatter Pass – Kinn – Sleet How – Grisedale Pike – Coledale Hause – Eel Crag North Ridge – Crag Hill (Eel Crag) – The Scar – Sail – Sail Pass – High Moss – Barrow Door – Barrow – Braithwaite Lodge – Braithwaite – Whinlatter Pass
 

The Coledale Horseshoe

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6th November 2011
ASCENT: 4,200 Feet, 1,280 Meters
MILES: 11.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Grasmore, Wandope, Eel Crag (Crag Hill) Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike
ROUTE: Braithwaite, Kin, Sleet How, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Coledale Hause, Grasmore, Wandope, Eel Cragl (Crag Hill), Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Rowling End, Uzzicar, Braithwaite
 

The Coledale Horseshoe

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17th July 2010
ASCENT: 1,449 Mtrs 4,100 Ft
MILES: 10.25
WAINWRIGHTS: 7 Grisdale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill (Eel Crag) Sail, Scar Crags, Outerside, Barrow
ROUTE:  
 

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