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Seatallan

Seatallan



Grid Reference: NY 15940 11384
Height: 841 metres/2759 feet

"the big cairn on Seatallan is attributed to the early British inhabitants and may well be thousands of years old."
A Wainwright

The huge grassy dome of Seatallan, above the Wasdale Valley is not the best known mountain to fellwalkers, but it is prominent when seen from the higher fells around the head of Wasdale, particularly from the Scafells across the valley.

The summit is an interesting place, a tumulus on the summit is thought to be thousands of years old, probably marking a burial.

  1. The Wasdale Fells from Lingmell

    Above Wasdale to Seatallan: Private Guiding

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A few steep slopes generally good underfoot, spectacular views over Wastwater and the Scafells

    Distance: 9km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 740m / 2400ft
    Duration: 5 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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