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Pen-y-ghent
694m (2277ft)

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


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108th highest in England,
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143rd highest in England,
234th in England & Wales

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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

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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

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

Tony Halliday climbed on August 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] camped at Horton in ribblesdale started and 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 bagged on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.

Angela Moroney has hiked - Cath 3 peaks 2019

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

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

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

Colin Egan climbed on November 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ascent from Horton in Ribblesdale, via 3 Peak route, descent via Horton Moor back to start. [with] My wife Faith [weather] Fine. - A fantastic half day walk on my wife's birthday

Margaret Richards bagged on July 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] plover hill and pen y ghent [with] Don [weather] wet and misty - got a bit lost

Mark Price hiked on September 16th, 2008 [from/via/route] horton in ribbonsdale via penine way [with] Shaun Dunmall [weather] sun with light breeze

Robert Harrison summited on September 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] ny143 [with] Seb Garwood & Annabelle [weather] Sunny Intervals

Kevin Foster conquered on July 22nd, 2017 [from/via/route] Dale Head Farm, Silverdale road [with] By myself [weather] Rain to start, low cloud but then tops clearing and hot and sunny. - Disappointed to have no view from the summit and a coach load of walkers already at the trig point. The climb through the two bands of rock was quite exhilarating though. PYG is a very fine mountain and a worthy member of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks club. I decided to not hang about and pushed on for Plover Hill leaving the crowds behind.

Andy Jakob scaled during August, 1985 [from/via/route] Pennine Way north to south - climbed this more than once

Mark Davidson walked up on September 14th, 2003 [with] Mike [weather] Lovely sunny day - good job too

Darin Torrance climbed on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Horton - 3 peaks Challenge

Robert Shaw bagged on May 21st, 2009 [from/via/route] Traditional 3 peaks challenge route anti clockwise. [with] Steve Capron, Adam Shaw, Simon Bennett, Adam Warbrick. [weather] Cold but clear, occasional hail showers/ - 9 hours dead for the challenge.

Libby Welbourn hiked during January, 2014 [with] Mollie

Craig Lewis summited on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Malcolm [weather] Early drizzle then sunny from 10:30

Ian Barker conquered on August 15th, 2008 [with] Peter Godfrey - 3 Peaks Challenge

Elaine Grayson scaled on July 3rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale Yorkshire Three peaks [weather] sunny but windy

Andrew Bailey walked up on March 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] horton in ribbelsdale [weather] rain strong winds - new paramo coat failed first test

Janet Wells climbed during June, 2012 [with] on my own

Jon Dodsley bagged on September 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 peaks walk [with] RAF Benevolent fund Charity walk (6 in group) [weather] Good - 9 hours total for full walk.

Derek Shirtcliffe hiked on March 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale - Nether Lodge returning on Ribble and Pennine Ways. [weather] Clear and cool. - A great day's walking one of my favourite peaks.

Tony Rogerson summited on August 25th, 1997 [from/via/route] Three Peaks [weather] Sunny - Hot day

Catherine Fleming-fisher has conquered [from/via/route] Horton [with] Anthony Fisher and Leslie Gleaves [weather] first time the weather was wet, windy and pretty miserable. The second time was beautiful.

Rob Cheshire scaled on June 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Horton, as part of a 2-day backpack of the Y3P [with] Paul Corrigan [weather] Quite windy, and mostly dry.

Pamela Seniore walked up on August 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Ingleborough [with] Walked this one with the lovely Sam Potts but sadly lost ground. [weather] Clear & Dry - Enjoyed this one but fell badly behind by the end, Phil waited for us.

Caroline Winter climbed on May 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale, Pen Y Ghent, Plover Hill, Foxup moor, Pennine way, Horton. [with] Myself [weather] Glorious sunny day with refreshing northerly wind - Last time here in 1994 doing 3 Peaks challenge- think there are more paving stones here now. Only soles here were two couples and a springer and a chap who came in the train and kindly took my photo on the summit. Oh and lots of gambling Kama and a few Lap Wings. Snow on Ingleborough and Great End on the sky line.

Denis Hoyle bagged on April 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Hutton [weather] Fine rain and wind. - 16 mile

Simon Boddy hiked on March 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Horton-In-Ribblesdale [with] My partner [weather] Windy

Nicola Parkinson summited on July 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] ny143 from Horton [with] Stu [weather] Cloudy and windy

Darren Wilson conquered on July 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 Peaks, Horton in Ribblesdale, Pennyghent, Whernside, Ingleborough

Andrew Heath scaled during June, 2006 [from/via/route] Horton [with] David and Nick [weather] wet and windy - Three peak challenge

Leon Harvey walked up on May 3rd, 2008 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribbledale [with] Les and gang + Julie [weather] Wet Windy Hot

David Congreave climbed on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 Peaks [with] Simon on the Streets and Kuta Outdoors

Jason Johnston bagged on April 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] Horton [with] Bec & Janman [weather] Sunny - Second time bagged...first time was when completing the Y3P

Steve Frank hiked on July 31st, 2011 [with] Jackie Frank

Kerry Wykes summited during 2009 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale

Fleur Piercy conquered during July, 2011 [from/via/route] Ingleborough [weather] Mixed

Chris Faulkner scaled on June 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Showers. - Family dropping ashes on top when we were eating lunch!

James Brocken walked up on August 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale - During 3 peaks

Darren Mortimer climbed on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny - Yorkshire 3 peaks done in under 10 hours

Andrew Joss bagged on August 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton-in-Ribblesdale [with] Barbara, Mick and Pippa [weather] Sunny - Lovely views

Martin Leighfield hiked on June 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 Peaks [weather] Dry

Wyn Griffiths summited on September 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Andy, Chris & Debs Part of 3 Peaks walk [weather] Excellent - dry, no wind. Temp c16 degrees

Beth Webster conquered during May, 2012 [with] Hannah, Kate, Bev and Rick Phillips

Adrian Roberts scaled on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton

Rachel Daniels walked up on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton in ribblesdale [with] James, David, Staceyleigh and Bruce xxx [weather] Sunny and hot hot hot!

Martin Hobson climbed on June 21st, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Peter Mckevitt [weather] Overcast

John Senior bagged during May, 2013 [from/via/route] Three peaks (Penygent, Whernside, Ingleborough [with] Various [weather] Very wet (and muddy) - Most unpleasant walk.

Stephen Eddy hiked on May 18th, 2013 [from/via/route] Chapel le dale Yorkshire 3 peaks [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil Whitehead [weather] Rain, misty - 10 hours 20 minutes

Gilbert Vasey summited during June, 2012 [with] JD and Mark [weather] Sunny

David Norman conquered on June 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Matthew Norman (Son) - First leg of Three Peaks Callenge completed in 11 hours 58 minutes

Phil Smith scaled on March 26th, 2009 [from/via/route] NY112

David Lane walked up on December 17th, 2008 [with] Graham Hunt

Matthew Crank climbed on October 21st, 2012 [with] bex [weather] nice - Sat by stream near hull pot in sun for lunch.

Iain Taylor bagged on October 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale (SD 80844 72499)

Adrian Bibby hiked on August 14th, 2011 [from/via/route] Climbed as part of our 17th wedding anniversary weekend from Horton back down via Hull Pot. Cloud came and went whilst on the summit. [with] Hayley (plus Billy & Benji, our two dogs).

Michael Mcandrew summited on September 20th, 2008 [from/via/route] walk ny143 - Horton in Ribbledale, The Church, Brackenbottom, Fawcett Moor, Pen-y-ghent, Hull Pot, Horton in Ribbledale. [with] Debbie Pinder and Cameron McAndrew [weather] Overcast

Catherine Johnson conquered on September 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Elaine Alder [weather] Sunny

Bill Todd scaled on September 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [weather] Very windy and rain until the descent - Met 4 kids doing the Duke of Edinburgh Gold award. Very gung ho and very wet. Great kids

Simon Wilde walked up on September 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Three peaks from Horton in ribblesdale [with] Nicola Wilde & mountain monkeys [weather] Misty morning turning into a beautiful sunny day - 11 hours 49 mins yes!!!!

Andrew Ellis-lomas climbed on September 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribbledale [with] Rachel Ellis-Lomas and Cherry [weather] too sunny!! it was a very warm day!!

Ray O'hara bagged on August 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] NY112 & NY135. I walked NY112 over Penyghent & Plover Hill as far as the cattle grid at SD87221 74498 then walked backwards round NY135 over Darnbrook Fell & Fountains Fell. The NY135 route was still easy to follow when walked in reverse. [weather] Fairly overcast, with some sunny spells - The route up Penyghent from Dale Head was the Pennine Way, impossible to get lost and well made and well drained path. Unfortunately the summit was lost in cloud when I arrived as I was looking forward to the views.

Dave Gutcher hiked during 1985 [with] Ernie Roper - Part of 3 Peaks Walk in under 12 hours

Fiona Smales summited on May 1st, 2011 [from/via/route] All three peaks together [with] Lynda Shepherd [weather] good - sunny

Malcolm Broughton conquered on June 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Scouts [weather] sunny

Richard Evered scaled on April 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Rooney [weather] Sun, snow, sleet, rain - Y3P marshalling

Ian Fraser walked up on September 19th, 2008 [with] Dunton work colleagues [weather] rain, mist.

Charles Dowie climbed on June 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton-in-Ribbledale [with] Vic Kusio [weather] Sunny - Back down via Pennine Way

Christine Shepherd bagged during October, 2003 [from/via/route] Walked from Horton In Ribblesdale as aprt of 'The Three Peaks' walk [with] A group from St George's church, Leeds [weather] Fine Autumn weather - This was actually my third visit to Penyghent but can't find the dates for the other visits. Two visits were on previous 'Three peaks' and the other a shorter walk with my niece Suzy.

Gerry Smith hiked during June, 2005 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale start of 3 peaks walk. [with] several people from Emmanuel [weather] Fine and Sunny - Missed Whernside because felt so ill on descending this hill

Dan Jackson summited on September 11th, 2010 [from/via/route] Horton-in-Ribblesdale [with] Mark H and Anna, as part of the 3 Yorkshire Peaks walk [weather] Very wet....... - Rained all the way around the 24.63 mile route. Streams that did'nt exist in dry weather had to be waded knee deep!!

Charlie Housley conquered on March 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Horton in Ribblsedale cafe. [with] Solo. [weather] Bright and breezy, remaining dry. - Nice walk, great views and a timely reminder that it`s not just the lakes that have great mountains!!

Molly Jones has scaled [with] Dan Morgan

Lee Senior walked up on September 20th, 2008 [from/via/route] part of the fourth time doing the Yorks three peaks

Steve Cobb climbed on April 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] 3 peaks challenge - See Whernside

Denis Mcallister bagged during 2011 [with] Dales

Lynn Symonds hiked on November 15th, 2010 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Sharon Haynes [weather] Sun, wind, mist hot, cold - had it all!

Wayne Linley summited on August 22nd, 1994 [from/via/route] reg hq [with] 5rrf [weather] sunny, clear - excellent ascent, setting up a 352 station on top then pub!!!

Martin Benson conquered on September 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Car park at Horton then up Horton Scar Lane [with] G. M-D [weather] Warm and sunny, - clear sky. good views.

Neil Wallbank scaled on August 20th, 2011 [with] Katrina, Grace and Tilly [weather] Sunny and misty

Aileen Robinson walked up on April 16th, 2011 [from/via/route] Malham, Malham Cove, Malham Tarn, Fountains Fell, [with] Alison [weather] Sunny, windy, hot - Great!!!

Wendy Sockett, Dawn Roberts, Rich Roberts, Kevin Devine, Ron Smith, Daniel Wynn, Simon Rutstein, Stephen Stott, Linda Mckeogh, Edward Merewether, Paul Woodburn, Jeanette Coward, Simon Duerden, Ian Simpson, Matthew Chambers, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Kevin Bloor, Victoria Bates, John Edwards, Jo White, Trevor Williams, Kenneth Mellor, Sam Badger, Martyn Howarth, Louise Sandwith, John Cuthbert, Dave Milner, Wendy Sockett, Elaine Kenny, Rob Barklamb, Linda Walker, Adam Shewry, Les Wrightson, Nick Bennett, Matthew Thomas, Anthony Matthews, Mike Walker, Ben George, Steve Davenport, Martin Jones, John Reynolds and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Pen-y-ghent.

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At the top of Ingleborough - with Whernside (left) and Pen-y-ghent (right) in the distance. The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge Walk completed!

At the top of Ingleborough - with Whernside (left) and Pen-y-ghent (right) in the distance. The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge Walk completed!

Photo: Helen Morris (1)

Pen-y-ghent from the west near Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from the west near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Peter Gaffney (2)

Pen-y-ghent from Dodd Fell Hill

Pen-y-ghent from Dodd Fell Hill

Photo: Robert Hall (42)

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

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

Photo: Paul Harrison (23)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Robert Hardaker (1)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

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

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

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Photo: David Hayter (325)

Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Photo: Bryan Auty (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Photo: Robert Hardaker (2)


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