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Pen-y-ghent
694m (2277ft)

The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England

The summit of Pen-y-ghent is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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English Mountain
108th highest in England,
179th in England & Wales

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English Nuttall
143rd highest in England,
234th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
33rd highest in England,
606th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Pen-y-ghent walking UK Mountains in The Southern Dales Area The Yorkshire Dales National Park North Yorkshire    England

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett

Pen-y-ghent is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Pen-y-ghent Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Pen-y-ghent

Ross Maxwell walked up on February 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] South (pennine way) towards Horton-in-Ribblesdale [weather] snow & sun - fresh snow on ground paraglider followed me up

Keith Axell climbed on August 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Three Peaks route anti-clockwise from Horton [with] Jeff Young [weather] Wet, windy & mild. No visibility near top up.

Jeff Stott bagged on July 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Horton [with] Shell [weather] Good - Great walk. New boots & bits n bat's.

Tony Halliday hiked on August 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] camped at Horton in ribblesdale started & ended walk here circular [with] sally halliday jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs [weather] perfect conditions not too hot with clear visability - quite busy not too strenuious first of 3 peaks over 3 days

Andrew Flynn summited on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.

Angela Moroney has conquered - Cath 3 peaks 2019

Stephen Reader scaled on April 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Ingleborough as part of Y3P [with] Matt [weather] Glorious sunshine but very windy & bitterly cold on top - Views to die for.

Alan Pritchard walked up on June 19th, 2008 [with] Solo [weather] Good - Went on walking holiday - also have done the 3 peaks challenge once. Also the Yorkshire 3 peaks in 8hours..πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜ŽπŸ‘Œ

Alan Smith climbed on May 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] Horton on ribblesdale [with] Keith and kevin [weather] Sunny

Stephen Normanton bagged on December 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] pen-y-Ghent [with] Karen smith oliver tilly [weather] gale force wind horizontal rain & sleet

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Pen-y-ghent

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Photo: Paul Harrison (13)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Paul Harrison (23)

Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Fountains Fell summit cairn with Pen-y-ghent in the background

Fountains Fell summit cairn with Pen-y-ghent in the background

Photo: Gerry Hurst (22)

*Pen-y-ghent covered in snow from Horton in Ribblesdale

*Pen-y-ghent covered in snow from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

Pen-y-ghent summit trig point with a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit trig point with a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (17)

Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from the Pennine Way on Fountains Fell

Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from the Pennine Way on Fountains Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (21)

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

Photo: Mike Knipe (195)

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Photo: Phil Jackson (4)

Following the Pennine Way up the South ridge of Pen-y-ghent

Following the Pennine Way up the South ridge of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (5)

John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Steven Grayburn (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (75)

Pen-y-ghent summit

Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (16)

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Photo: Mick Johnson (1)

The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Robert Hardaker (7)

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Mike Knipe (76)

Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Photo: Mike Smart (4)

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (21)


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