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Name:Sand Hill
Hill number:2398
Height:756m / 2480ft
Parent (Ma):2386  Grisedale Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Nuttall, Birkett, Synge, Buxton & Lewis
(N,B,Sy,BL)
Grid ref:NY 18707 21870
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:17m
Col:739m  NY186220  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:rock 15m NNW at NY 18703 21891 is 10cm higher but higher ground could be hidden under cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Coledale Horseshoe: Kinn - Grisedale Pike - Hobcarton Crag - Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Crag Hill - Sail - Outerside - Stile End - Barrow. With Tammy, Sid, and Fudge.Hippo04/09/2018
Re-visited in passing whilst picking up some orphan hills.jonglew16/08/2018
Parked at the bottom of the footpath/mine track and up Kinn,Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Gasgale Crags, Whiteside East Top, Whiteside, about turn, Whiteside East Top, Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill and back down past the mines on the mine road.Chipstertrain01/07/2018
A little detour on the way up to Hopegill Head.bevandy11423/06/2018
With JGCW22/05/2018
Kinn, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill with Joanna. Hot humid weather. Nice day. Very enjoyable.DAB8121/05/2018
From Revien Moss Car Park, Whinlatter Pass NY 20908 24253, via Hobcarton End,Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag and Hopegill Head. Return via Grisedale Pike and Hobcarton End.Westdenewalker12/04/2018
Coledale Round from the free car park in strong winds, freezing conditions and zero visibilityCanny31/03/2018
With MVW on Coledale Round.Frank13/03/2018
With MaryChet196217/02/2018
Snow covered hills and no wind, great views on top also, Day 1 of the 2017-18 new year trip, staying at Hawes End.Joel45128/12/2017
as part of a sunny snowy horseshoe walk in a reducing party from Hawse End CentreDenise 27/12/2017
Parked near Hause Point, Rannderdale Knotts, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Grassmoor, Sand Hill, Hopegill Head, Whiteside, back along road from Lanthwaite. Cold, with snow on Wandope and Grassmoor.Fell_wanderer29/11/2017
Friday run with Fellhugger. Very windy! In between collecting Wainwrights.cackleberry17/11/2017
From Braithwaite up valley to Coledale Hause then to Sand Hill, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor, Wandhope and Thirdgill Head Man.dgresty26/09/2017
Extended Coledale horseshoe from Braithwaite: Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Eel Crag, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Outerside, Stile End and Barrow. Misty early Autumn day. A lot of low cloud and wind.Lazylizzie23/09/2017
TD & CThis Dog25/07/2017
Anticlockwise Coledale round. Muggy and still to start, improving throughout the day.milimana05/07/2017
Lanthwaite -> Whin Benn -> Whiteside West Top -> Whiteside -> Hope Gill Head -> Sand Hill -> Eel Crag -> Crag Hill -> Wandope -> Thirdgill Head Man -> Whiteless Pike -> Rannderdale Knotts -> Lanthwaitebriandiggle22/06/2017
Whin Ben, Whiteside Whiteside East top, Gasgill Crags,, Hopehead Gill, Sand Hill, Grasmoor, Wandope, ThirdgillHead Man, Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts 11.7 miles great walkTobo196913/06/2017
a round from Hobcarton car park on a humid day with Dik and Ruby; Ladyside Pike, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Grisedale Pike and Hobcarton End.Lou27/05/2017
Second ascent of Sand Hill. Round from Buttermere NT carpark. Hot sunny day, light wind. Up Whiteless Breast to Whiteless Pike, Thirdgill Head, down to Coledale Hause then up over Sand Hill to Hopegill Head and along the ridge to Whiteside. Descended on steep path down to Langthwaite Farm; long tedious walk along the valley road back to Buttermere.Skip08/04/2017
a steep path from the col under eel crag, a few stones mark the topAristotle Chip02/04/2017
On a circuit from Braithwaite, via Grisedale Pike, Coledale Hause, Crag Hill and SailArdensBold28/12/2016
2nd round with Paulcolinfielding10/10/2016
With David. #6 of 11.Newton Maximus29/08/2016
round grassy (sand-less dome). How did it get its name? En route to Grasmoor from Hopegill Head with LesleyChris Pearson25/08/2016
Parked in Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Grassmoor, Wandope, Crag Hill, Sail, Outerside - Hot and humid conditions.Fell_wanderer24/08/2016
From Hopegill Head with Alfie, Coel, Danu, Sail, Evan, Eire & Clare.Dangerous Dave18/08/2016
B5289 - Whin Ben - Whiteside West Top - Whiteside East Top - Gasgale Crags - Sand Hill - Hopegill Head - Ladyside Pike - B5289Blue The Dog23/07/2016
On a backpack - Buttermere to Keswick section.Phreerunner25/06/2016
Kinn, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Grasmoor, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pikekeithouk19/06/2016
Summit reached while walking from Grasmoor to Hopegill Head during the Coledale Horseshoe with James and Cyrusn.wood198618/06/2016
14.5 mile Circular route from Braithwaite, climbed up from Coedale Hauserossdrummond04/06/2016
Solo sunnydentalchimp29/05/2016
As part of Coledale circuitSpudGunn24/05/2016
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Kev Mountcastle, Briony Farr (Parking/start point) Cinderdale - Lanthwaite - Whin Ben - Whiteside (west top) - Whiteside (east top)- Gasgale Crags - Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Grasmoor - Lad Hows - Cinderdale.redbob21/05/2016
With Del, Lee and JaneSquirrel_Nutty23/04/2016
Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Coledale Hause - mine road back.squeegs23/04/2016
Coledale round with Dave. A bright day but a cold wind. Parked at Braithwaite. Summits were Kinn, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Head, Sand Hill, Hopegill Head, Coledale Hause, Grassmoor, Wandope, Crag Hill (Wainwright's Eel Crag), Eel Crag (Birkett), Sail, Scar Crags, Causy Pike, Outerside, Stile End, Barrow.Skip16/04/2016
From Braithwaite long slog up onto Grisedale Pike over to Hopegill Head, down over Sand Hill to Coledale Hause, Force Crag, past the mine back to Braithwaite, Sunny with warm spells, a cool breeze in places, cloud & rain later.apricorum09/04/2016
On descent to Coaldale from HopegillheadBilbar08/04/2016
With LynfaRob Pen y Garn20/03/2016
With RobLynfa Penygarn19/03/2016
From Hopegill Head. Great views south, getting increasingly colder. Good covering of snow and ice on Eel Crag. On to Coledale Hause.simonlowe27/02/2016
Cracking day out blue skies pristine snow above 500mjocks110/02/2016
Coledale RoundCharlieRose30/01/2016
Foggy day. Whin Ben, Whiteside (both tops), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Ladyside Pike, Sand Hill, then bailed out back down the valley because of the fog.clivevilla04/11/2015
Coledale Horse shoeOwain G24/10/2015
ACW from braithwaite grisedale pike,hopegill head,whiteside,grasmoor,wandope,whiteless pike,crag hill, sail,scar crags, causey pike,outerside,barrow and tops.robertphillips17/10/2015