Seat Sandal

Overview
Height: 2,415 Feet - 736 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 344 115
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

Prominent in the Grasmere landscape is the lofty outline of Seat Sandal, soaring gracefully from Dunmail Raise to the flat topped summit and then suddenly falling away in a steep plunge eastwards.

Geographically it belongs to Fairfield, to which it is connected by a low ridge crossed by Grisedale Pass.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Seat Sandal, Great Rigg and Grisedale Tarn from the descent of Dollywagon Pike.

Seat Sandal over Grisedale Hause from Fairfield

Helm Crag, Grasmere, Silver Howe and Loughrigg from Seat Sandale south ridge,

Seat Sandal summit cairn.

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Seat Sandal

Fairfield via Rydal Head

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28th May 2017
ASCENT: 3,763 Feet - 1,146 Metres
MILES: 10.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Fairfield - Seat Sandal
ROUTE: A591 - Grasmere - Rydal Coffin Route - Rydal - Rydal Valley - Rydal Beck - Rydal Head - Link Hause - Fairfield - Grisedale Hause - Seat Sandal - Seat Sandal South Ridge - Mill Bridge - A591
 

Into the great wide open, Fairfield from Dunmail Raise

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30th October 2016
ASCENT: 3,404 - 1,038 Meters
MILES: 8.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Seat Sandal - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur
ROUTE: Dunmail Raise - Seat Sandal - Grisdale Tarn - Grisdale Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - Greenhead Gill - Michael's Nook - A591 - Dunmail Raise
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 25 A Grisedale Horseshoe

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30th July 2016
ASCENT: 4,879 Feet - 1,488 Meters
MILES: 13.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Birkhouse Moor - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Glenridding – Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor – Red Tarn - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge – Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Hause - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Trough Head - Arnison Crag - Grisedale Bridge – Glenridding
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 18 -Helvellyn Days

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27th June 2015
ASCENT: 6,468 Feet 1,972 Metres
MILES: 16.2
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 15, Birkhouse Moor (NY 365 163) - Birkhouse Moor (NY 363 159) - Birkhouse Moor (NY 361 158) Birkhouse Moor (NY 360 157) - Helvellyn - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike
ROUTE: Patterdale - Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor North East Ridge - Hole-in-the-Wall - Striding Edge - Helvellyn - Swirral Edge - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Tarn - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike - Thornhow End - Grisedale Lane - Patterdale
 

A Grisedale Horseshoe via Striding Edge


13th September 2014
ASCENT: 4,934 Feet – 1,540 Meters
MILES: 11.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Helvellyn – Nethermost Pike – Dollywagon Pike  – Seat Sandal – Fairfield – St Sunday Crag – Birks – Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Patterdale – Grisedale – Striding Edge – Helvellyn – Nethermost Pike – High Crag – Dollywagon Pike – Grisedale Tarn – Seat Sandal – Grisedale Hause – Fairfield – Cofa Pike – Deepdale Hause – St Sunday Crag – Birks – Trough Head – Arnison Crag – Oxford Crag – Patterdale
 

St Sunday Crag

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18th April 2010
ASCENT: 873 Mtrs 2,863 Ft
MILES: 9.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Seat Sandal, Fairfield, St Sunday Crag, Birks
ROUTE:  
 

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