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Name:Great Saddle Crag
Hill number:2580
Height:560m / 1837ft
Parent (Ma):2559  Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Wainwright Outlying Fell, Birkett, Synge
(WO,B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 52610 08660
Summit feature:no feature: grass
Drop:2m
Col:558m  NY526085  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:summit is WO and Sy; cairn 50m E at NY 52657 08669 is 75cm lower and is B; outcrop 55m ESE at NY 52662 08646 is c.150cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 181 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From reservoir car park for a round of Ulthwaite, Great Saddle Crag, Wasdale Pike and Sleddale Pike.rhalstead25/05/2019
As I had already repeated Sleddale Pike, I used the high-level bridleway for the ascent, via Ulthwaite Rigg. In retrospect, not a sensible decision.David Purchase15/05/2019
Wet Sleddale Reservoir CP -> Sleddale Pike -> Wasdale Pike -> Great Saddle Crag -> Ulthwaite Rigg -> Scam Matthew -> High Wether Howe -> Seat Robert -> Great Ladstones -> Wet Sleddale Reservoir CPbriandiggle29/04/2019
Set off for The Wet Sleddale Horseshoe but only managed the two due to foot injury and weather. Ullthwaite Rigg will have to wait another day. Managed Sleddale Pike and Great Saddle Crag. Tough walking on the terrain which from setting off apart from a section of track is long tussocky grsss and heather and plenty of water in the bootsWayne Mac24/03/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins20/01/2019
Fell3wilki20/01/2019
From Crookdale Bridge. Sixth of 11 hills on a 17km round; from Ulthwaite Rigg and on to Great Yarlside (Synge).jonglew19/12/2018
Guy Heelis02/11/2018
timus01/07/2018
PeteN18/06/2018
The Parkers28/05/2018
up from tongue rigg solo very wet underfoot despite recent dry weathercolinfielding19/05/2018
Steve Clark15/05/2018
AW's round from the reservoir: Sleddale Pike, Great Saddle Crag and Ulthwaite Rigg, taking in the Lunch House and the Grey Bull, and returning by Sleddale hall. Tough going through heather and bog.Nick Down106/05/2018
CraigDring24/04/2018
Papwilkinson14/04/2018
Didi Gee02/02/2018
A W Bryan05/11/2017
With Pup & PoppyLittledave15/10/2017
DARRENG12/10/2017
toughDunks02/09/2017
hughbagger27/08/2017
cjchrisj196513/08/2017
WOs 92,93,94 and 95. Bs 79.80,81 and 82. A hard day. Easy walk by path and track from the dam to the Lunch House, then very rough and boggy going up stream to Gray Bull. Drier but rough and heathery over Sleddale Pike, Wasdale Pike, Great Saddle Crag and Ulthwaite Rigg with little of interest. Back along very boggy Mosedale bridleway and even boggier path around reservoir. Sunny all day but was it worth it?BURGESS10/08/2017
AW's outliers third of four tops today on a 9 mile walk from reservoir car park sign posted off the A6 just before you enter Shap. Taking in Sleddale Pike, Wasdale Pike, Great Saddle crag and Ulthwaite Rigg.WAYNE ROWLETT06/08/2017
Mountain Girl05/08/2017
Part of the Crookdale horse shoe.BobHancock01/07/2017
From the reservoir cp, bagging the 3 Wainwright outliersbardolph26/06/2017
AdyGray18/06/2017
Crookdale citrcuit from Hause FootAjm031023/05/2017
Alan Moore19/04/2017
Wilkins Synges05/03/2017
ALHEJ Wilkins05/03/2017
ALHEJ B305/03/2017
Wil FR205/03/2017
GEOFFTURNER17/02/2017
Done with Richard T & Stuart W + dogs as part of the Wet Sleddale Horseshoe, also taking in Sleddale Pike & Ulthwaite Rigg. Weather was cloudy with moderate visibility and a very cold 17mph wind. It's in the name the conditions under foot were very wet and boggy making for a tough slog.falunty20/12/2016
West from Wasdale Pike generally keeping to the high ground. Following GB!bolton30/11/2016
Wet Sleddale dam car park (Space for 12-15 cars) - Up track past Lunch House to Gray Bull - Sleddale Pike - Wasdale Pike - Great Saddle Crag - Ulthwaite Rigg - Excellent bridleway down Sleddale & then across stepping stones SE of Sleddale Hall. (PM)gerrybowes30/11/2016
needanewdog26/11/2016
Bill Honeywell25/09/2016
Wycombe Wanderer12/08/2016
PoolieDave17/07/2016
Janete17/07/2016
prudol10/04/2016
IWC10/04/2016
Round of Long Fell, Sleddale Pike, Tongue Rigg, Ulthwaite Rigg, Great Saddle Crag, Wasdale Pike and Hazel Bank from Shap Pink Quarry.Eddie07/03/2016
kev6527/02/2016
Walked from the car park at Wet Sleddale Reservoir Dam using Wainwright's Outlying Fells,on my own Glorious sunshine with a gentle breeze. There is some rough walking to this summit. Map and compass needed as there are no paths.flockwatcher22/09/2015
dgresty16/09/2015