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Name:Adam Seat
Hill number:2558
Height:666m / 2185ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Kent
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Birkett, Synge, Deleted Nuttall
(B,Sy,xN)
Grid ref:NY 47116 09073
Summit feature:cairn with large stone
Drop:9m
Col:657m  NY470091  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S OL7N
Observations:rocky knoll 60m WSW at NY 47064 09047 is 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 296 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From SW end Haweswater.jonglew13/04/2019
Little Harter Fell and Adam Seat from Haweswater.rhalstead22/12/2018
With K en route to Harter FellAshley30/04/2018
With MaryChet196231/03/2018
Mardale Head car park, Small Water, Nan Bield Pass, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell, Adam's Seat, Branstree, Branstree North East Top, Selside Pike, Brown Howe. Some soft snow on the ground and cloudy at first with some light snow, with clear views from the summits and the sun increasing through the day.Fell_wanderer30/03/2018
From Sadgillbardolph05/10/2017
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Last hill of the day.Dangerous Dave10/08/2017
Sun and cloud with a strong wind and very clear with good views all round. Started from Sadgil and first went up Cocklaw Fell as it was an odd one previously missed. Then superb ridge walk over Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell and Adam Seat to the Gatescarth Pass and back down Longsleddale.BURGESS07/06/2017
Ascent from Mardale Head car park - 16km loop - weather dreadful - even snow at one point! Strange weather for an Easter Sunday. Lots of 'Happy Easters' when passing the 10 or so walkers we saw. Kidsty Pike, High Raise, Rampsgill Head, High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell, Adam Seat and descent back to Mardale Head. With GFE.Fionalevey16/04/2017
Another fantastic blue sky winters day.jocks105/01/2017
Quick late afternoon snatch. My first visit to the Haweswater valley and not disappointed. Haweswater car park, Small Water, Nan Bile pass, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell, Adams Seat, Gatesgarth pass and down to car park. Surprised to find later Harter fell my second highest incomplete Wainwright.Mark T13/07/2016
On a circular walk Nan Bield Pass High Street Thornwaite Crag over Harter Fell then Adams Seatphilhythe27/06/2016
Round from Mardale Head Mardale Ill Bell Harter Fell Branstree Corpse RoadNorthender06/05/2016
Pooley Bridge to Keswick 2-7 May 2016Ajm031004/05/2016
Kentmere Kanter - Pup & CBHLittledave11/12/2015
From Haweswater to Adams Seat, Little Harter Fell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street and down Riggindale to Rough Knott and back to Haweswater. A strange combination but tidying up previously unclimbed tops.clivevilla03/11/2015
Circular walk with Pete taking in Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike and Harter FellRiver-Girl03/10/2015
CJ BW OIKYchrisj196526/09/2015
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/07/2015
From Sadgill on very pleasant day with excellent visibility-Adam Seat-Little Harter Fell-Harter Fell(revisit)-lengthy detour to Lingmell End(there is a small cairn)-Kentmere Pike(revisit)-Shipman Knotts(revisit)-Sadgill.With Oscar.catman13/05/2015
From Sadgill on very pleasant day with excellent visibility-Adam Seat-Little Harter Fell-Harter Fell-lengthy detour to Lingmell End(there is a small cairn)-Kentmere Pike-Shipman Knotts-Sadgill.With Catman.oscarrosie13/05/2015
With Little Harter Fell from Mardale Head and Gatescarth.Aye Jimmy10/03/2015
With Jo, circular walk from Mardale Head: ascent via Nan Bield Pass to Kentmere Pike, then onto Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell and Adam Seat, descending via Gatescarth Pass. Weather; generally sunny, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob10/03/2015
From Longsleddale Church. Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell, Adam Seat. Great day in wonderful conditions.AlunRees3129/10/2014
Started late as usual finished in pitch black not normal but this late in the year it caught us outTobo196929/10/2014
WilliamDazza18/10/2014
Done solo.Aimless Rambler04/10/2014
Visited Adam Seat on 24 Sept direct ascent of Harter Fell from Mardale.knarf24/09/2014
Mardale Head car park - Adam Seat - Little Harter Fell - Harter Fell - Mardale Ill Bell - High Seat - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - Mardale Head car park.PreCambrianLife31/08/2014
Kentmere Horseshoe with added Synges which Id already done for Darren (and Lesley). Nice diversion down and across Wren Gill and up from kentmere Pike to get here.Chris Pearson12/08/2014
Mardale Head - Old Corpse Road - Selside Pike - Branstree - Adam Seat - Little Harter Fell - Harter Fell - Small Water - Mardale Head. Perfect weather, fantastic walk.MountainTerrier09/07/2014
Longsledale walkbevandy11424/06/2014
Parked at the reservoir car park then a circular(ish) taking in Selside Brow, Kentmere Pike, High Street, Selside Pike, Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, Riggindale Crag, Perfect weather and amazing views.griefmiester21/05/2014
The path from Gatescarth Pass bypasses this top so had to backtrack to a nice little summit.signyred06/03/2014
From Mardale Head CP via Gatescarth PassAnduril11/02/2014
Adam's seat, Little Harter Fell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts. Cloudy, snow, hail. With liz and Harriet.hlpahamp19/01/2014
From Mardale Head with Dan. To Nan Bield Pass then over Harter Fell (Mardale), Little Harter Fell and Adam's Seat to Gatescarth Pass. Up to Branstree continuing to Branstree North East Top and Selside. Back via the Old Corpse Road. Clear skies but very slippy on the north sides of the hills due to verglas.Glenelg04/11/2013
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere20/10/2013
See Harter Felliredale21/06/2013
with tony bagging wainwrights nuttalls and birketts never saw another walker all day great weather except clouds sat on high st all day and a few snow flurries great daycolinfielding10/12/2012
.stig_nest21/10/2012
De-tour from main path on drop off to Gatesgarth passrobert04/09/2012
Kentmere Horseshoe with Mum. I extended the walk to High Street - Rough Crag - Blea Water - Small Water - Nan Bield - Harter Fell and also raced out to Little Harter Fell and Adam Seat before continuing down to Kentmere Pike. Big walk!Mark Jackson02/04/2012
Fantastic walk, but bloody horrible weather with constant cloud cover above 350 meters. Parked up at the end of Haweswater water and headed up towards High Street. Would love to come back on a day with good weather!Cap_Thunderbolt14/10/2011
Adam Seat - Little Harter Fell - Harter Fell - Mardale Ill Bell - High Street - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - High Raise - Kidsty Pikeronaldo33308/10/2011
With Ian and Louise. Circuit of Longsleddale.mavero1023/07/2011
Mardale Car park-Adam Seat-Branstree-High Howes-Selside Pike-Hare Shaw-Naddle High Forest-Wallow Crag-Naddle Low Forest-Harper Hills-Powley's Hill-Brown Howe.benarbia_829/01/2011
Sadgill Great Howe Grey Crag Harrop Pike Tarn Crag Branstree High Howes Selside Pike Adam Seat Little Harter Fell Harter Fell Kentmere Pike Goat Crag Shipman Knotts SadgillAndy Hirst20/01/2011
1dads09/05/2010
Upper Longsleddale and Kentmere Pike with Sharon. Route taken from a Cicerone Guide to short Walks South LakelandMount MacLean04/04/2010