Name:Seat Sandal
Hill number:2545
Height:736.8m / 2417ft
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem
Grid ref:NY 34420 11530
Summit feature:rock on knoll by ruined wall
Col:584.9m  NY 34877 11646  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:30m ENE of cairn (Wainwright) at NY 34390 11515 and 40cm higher
Survey:Abney level/Leica 530
Survey of Seat Sandal (Final).doc
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Loop up Helvellyn and St Sunday Crag via Swirrel (18/05/2024 Catstye Cam, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywagon Pike, Seat Sandal, Fairfield, St Sunday Crag, Birks, Arnison Crag)nat57118/05/2024
with rDunlawyering17/05/2024
Loz K15/05/2024
Boss day with Mark,Brian and Tilly. Weather proper boilingKenny Morris11/05/2024
From Fairfield, on to Dollywagon Pike. Great views all round, chilly but clear day.jeffpl23/04/2024
Ascent from Dunmail Raise via Raise Beck, down via shoulder.jd1614/04/2024
solo walk with Jess. Good visibility.jonsutterby7124/03/2024
After doing Rossett Pike, travelled round to Grasmere to climb Seat Sandal from Dunmail Raise. Up the steep shoulder, and back down the path by Raise Beck. Snow above 550m. Only 4 Wainwrights left to complete my fourth round. This short hike of 5km with 500m ascent took me 2 hours.silverwolf_alan23/02/2024
Frost, snow on top. Great views. Loose rocks, slight ice going down towards FairfieldAdventurers530/01/2024
Clear crisp day,snow at peak & way down with row and charAmanda&JamesExplore07/01/2024
From Grasmere Church. Beck crossing harder than normal due to wet weather. Almost a cloud inversion on the toptrimarc216/11/2023
From Dunmail Raise via Raise Beck - on to Saint Sunday Crag skirting round Fairfield to Deepdale Hause - reverse route back via east of Grisedale tarnbenarbia no 311/11/2023
From Wythburn CP - Nethermost Pike, Dollwaggon Pike, and Seat Sandal. Descent to Dunmail Raise.benalder28408/10/2023
Patterdale-Arnison Crag-Birks-St Sunday Crag-Cofa Pike-Fairfield-Seat Sandal-Helvellyn YH via Grisedalecampagvelocet04/09/2023
jeffrey ault16/08/2023
Birkett route, continuing on over FairfieldCaralynR03/08/2023
From Traveller's Rest (Winterseeds) to Stannah (Legburthwaite). 15.5 km, 1250 m asc. To Mill Bridge and N up the ridge to Seat Sandal and continuing down to Raise Beck Top and by the zig-zig path up to Dollywaggon Pike. Continuing N along the ridge to High Crag, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn, Lower Man, White Side and Raise. Return to White Side col and down by Brown Crags and Fisherplace Gill. Dry, sunny, cold breeze on the ridge.
R K Joss recce leg 2 Richard Tait25/05/2023
Nuttall walk 6.1 but headed straight to the Hole-in-the-Wall cutting out Birkhouse Moor. With R.Dan Baddeley07/05/2023
Ben Tindal28/04/2023
ALHEJ Wilkins23/04/2023
paul wilson16/04/2023
From Patterdale Hotel. Birkhouse Moor - High Spying How - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal. With K. Descent from Dollywagon Pike by the wall line towards Seat Sandal is pretty horrid.sebastiencale08/04/2023