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Name:Tarn Seat [Conny Tammy Currack] [The Fleak]
Hill number:3590
Height:551m / 1808ft
Parent (Ma):2716  Great Shunner Fell
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Ouse (York)
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SD 95612 94344
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:57m
Col:494m  SD940941  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL30N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 81 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked on the grass verge near the cattle grid on the minor road to the east, follow the fence to the trig while navigating a few big peat troughs.one and half mile in forty five minutes.WAYNE ROWLETT26/07/2020
Parked south of cattle grid.Bogs and groughs early on make for hard going but then a combination of a vehicle track and path next to fence make progress easier.catman25/01/2020
In the dark - clear sky - loads of stars - the fence from the high point of the road to the East takes you across The Fleak - some large peat groughs, and directly to the summitwychwood18/01/2020
17.36 traipse across Heather and dips n hollows to stone built trig.vegibagger08/09/2019
From East along fenceline.Crib Goch07/04/2019
From Pickerstone Ridge. Followed the fence-line west over Whitaside Moor past Aberdene Tarn to the road. Then rough-going through peat hags to the summit. Returned to the road, taking it north and NE back to the car. With AT and JT.Man of Kernow130/03/2019
Bench mark on boundary stone at parking spot. If you are into that sort of thing. Apart from having three names & a trig, the hill doesn't have lot to recommend it.ngthack05/01/2019
Walk in along fence line to trigpillarcjo01/01/2019
From parking south of cattle grid and along fence line to summit. Visited other 550m contour ring which my GPS thought higher.Fisky Boy16/09/2018
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke16/09/2018
Short level walk from East. Pathless but straightforward.ijpowell21/06/2018
Parked to the SE then a gentle amble over dry moorland to the trig, The Fleak.Dugswell224/05/2018
Tarn Seat [Conny Tammy Currack] [The Fleak] from GR: SD 96465 94045ronaldo33330/03/2018
Parking area 150yd S. of the cattle grid at 964939 (Space for 4-5 cars) – Over cattle grid & along S. side of fence to summit trig point. Fairly rough early on, with a couple of deep groughs, but underfoot conditions soon improve. (PM)gerrybowes02/08/2017
From good parking just south of the cattle grid. Just over 35 minute return by following the fence to the trig point. Reasonable going underfoot. With GB and Marli. Weather closing in!bolton02/08/2017
Approach from W of Satron, via Blea Barf - return via Summer Lodge Tarn. Good views - lots of hills to see & identify.ger03/06/2017
KJF Stroll along S side of newish boundary fence from road summit to East to minimise disruption to ground nesting birds (saw one family of grouse). Plenty of damp groughs to cross but the dry conditions made it relatively easy and detours didn't need to be huge. Summit pretty bleak (apart from fence) with gulls on nearby tarn and a view of Semerwater S.crazy01/06/2017
There and back from the Summer Lodge Moor road summit.Nick Down131/05/2017
On a round from Bainbridge to Addleborough, Woodhall Greets & Tarn SeatJim.Fothergill03/04/2017
Followed fence from cattlegrid. With Eire, Evan, Sail & Alfie.Dangerous Dave21/10/2016
Started at the cattle grid and walked along the fence to the top. Then went to the Tarn and came back via Bleabarfjohnjennison08/10/2016
With Jo, from Long Band along fence. Walk also included visits to 550m contour north side of fence and the Beacon north west of trig. Weather; dull, light shower, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob21/07/2016
From the cattle grid to the east. Did the 550m contour as well just in case.DARRENG14/10/2015
From small car park at cattle grid on Cross Top along land rover track to summit of Oxnam Common (and on to beacon for insurance), then cross country by fence to road and up past pits to Tarn Rigg, returning on a different line and back to car.SS13/09/2015
Parked at the cattle grid and followed the track which soon ran out. Followed the line of the eroded bank - easily. Then last 400 metres or so heather - but not too bad.destaylor28/09/2014
Galltywenallt07/02/2014
Parked at the cattle grid on the road between Askrigg and Low Whita, then followed fence to summit before heading over to Blea Barf. Summer Lodge Tarn is a great lunch spot, loads of birds to watch. We headed down to the track close to Summer lodge before heading back up to the road. Clear day, walked with Graham and Ruben.karencooke27/07/2013
From parking spot near cattle grid at 965 941. Continued from summit of Tarn Seat to beacon, Summer Lodge Tarn, and on to Blea Barf. Walked back across to Summer Lodge Moor, then along road back to start. Warm and sunny. Some rough going/heather bashing.PaulH06/07/2013
From the road to the SE, about a kilometre of rough going. Nice stone built trig on summit next to new fence.Aye Jimmy20/04/2013
Did when surveying bid square around Summer Lodge Tarn w Jenxnordicstar15/07/2010
From small lay-by to east at SD 96431 93890. Climbed fence (not shown on maps) to visit 550m contour to east of trig just in case! Pickerstone Ridge can be bagged from same parking spot.David Gradwell13/03/2010
pardon my french but a crap hiill with little to recommend it - the 550m contour just to the east seems highergigglejon11/08/2008
From Leeds 9 x individual quiet, empty, lonley 500m Dewey's around Great Shunner. Some brilliant, some terrible heather, some boggy flatness -all fun. Ending the day at Ellerstring YH to meet Lesley.Chris Pearson17/04/1999
Dewey bagging, walk 1/6; from road to E, Pt 544. deep boggy heather RHW13/12/1997
Adrian15/01/2020
jamiehighton14/04/2019
Sprog30/03/2019
A W Bryan01/09/2018
coldfeet717/05/2018
AlanD18/10/2017
chalky195306/12/2016
Dave Geere12/11/2016
dgresty17/03/2016
Derek_Snaith15/05/2015
Liz_N15/05/2015
Rambling Ray19/08/2014
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MikeM18/02/2014
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