The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England
The summit of Pen-y-ghent is marked by a Trig Point.
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Keith Axell walked up on August 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Three Peaks route anti-clockwise from Horton [with] Jeff Young [weather] Wet, windy and mild. No visibility near top up.
Jeff Stott climbed on July 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Horton [with] Shell [weather] Good - Great walk. New boots and bits n bat's.
Tony Halliday bagged 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 hiked on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.
Angela Moroney has summited - Cath 3 peaks 2019
Stephen Reader conquered 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 scaled 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..🚶♂️😎👌
Alan Smith walked up on May 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] Horton on ribblesdale [with] Keith and kevin [weather] Sunny
Stephen Normanton climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on September 16th, 2008 [from/via/route] horton in ribbonsdale via penine way [with] Shaun Dunmall [weather] sun with light breeze
Robert Harrison conquered on September 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] ny143 [with] Seb Garwood & Annabelle [weather] Sunny Intervals
Kevin Foster scaled 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 walked up during August, 1985 [from/via/route] Pennine Way north to south - climbed this more than once
Mark Davidson climbed on September 14th, 2003 [with] Mike [weather] Lovely sunny day - good job too
Darin Torrance bagged on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Horton - 3 peaks Challenge
Robert Shaw hiked 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 summited during January, 2014 [with] Mollie
Craig Lewis conquered on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Malcolm [weather] Early drizzle then sunny from 10:30
Ian Barker scaled on August 15th, 2008 [with] Peter Godfrey - 3 Peaks Challenge
Elaine Grayson walked up on July 3rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale Yorkshire Three peaks [weather] sunny but windy
Andrew Bailey climbed on March 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] horton in ribbelsdale [weather] rain strong winds - new paramo coat failed first test
Janet Wells bagged during June, 2012 [with] on my own
Jon Dodsley hiked 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 summited 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 conquered on August 25th, 1997 [from/via/route] Three Peaks [weather] Sunny - Hot day
Catherine Fleming-Fisher has scaled [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 walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked on April 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Hutton [weather] Fine rain and wind. - 16 mile
Simon Boddy summited on March 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Horton-In-Ribblesdale [with] My partner [weather] Windy
Nicola Parkinson conquered on July 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] ny143 from Horton [with] Stu [weather] Cloudy and windy
Darren Wilson scaled on July 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 Peaks, Horton in Ribblesdale, Pennyghent, Whernside, Ingleborough
Andrew Heath walked up during June, 2006 [from/via/route] Horton [with] David and Nick [weather] wet and windy - Three peak challenge
Leon Harvey climbed on May 3rd, 2008 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribbledale [with] Les and gang + Julie [weather] Wet Windy Hot
David Congreave bagged on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 Peaks [with] Simon on the Streets and Kuta Outdoors
Jason Johnston hiked 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 summited on July 31st, 2011 [with] Jackie Frank
Kerry Wykes conquered during 2009 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale
Fleur Piercy scaled during July, 2011 [from/via/route] Ingleborough [weather] Mixed
Chris Faulkner walked up 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 climbed on August 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale - During 3 peaks
Darren Mortimer bagged 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 hiked on August 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton-in-Ribblesdale [with] Barbara, Mick and Pippa [weather] Sunny - Lovely views
Martin Leighfield summited on June 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] Yorkshire 3 Peaks [weather] Dry
Wyn Griffiths conquered 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 scaled during May, 2012 [with] Hannah, Kate, Bev and Rick Phillips
Adrian Roberts walked up on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton
Rachel Daniels climbed 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 bagged on June 21st, 2013 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Peter Mckevitt [weather] Overcast
John Senior hiked during May, 2013 [from/via/route] Three peaks (Penygent, Whernside, Ingleborough [with] Various [weather] Very wet (and muddy) - Most unpleasant walk.
Stephen Eddy summited 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 conquered during June, 2012 [with] JD and Mark [weather] Sunny
David Norman scaled 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 walked up on March 26th, 2009 [from/via/route] NY112
David Lane climbed on December 17th, 2008 [with] Graham Hunt
Matthew Crank bagged on October 21st, 2012 [with] bex [weather] nice - Sat by stream near hull pot in sun for lunch.
Iain Taylor hiked on October 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale (SD 80844 72499)
Adrian Bibby summited 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 conquered 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 scaled on September 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Elaine Alder [weather] Sunny
Bill Todd walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked 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 summited during 1985 [with] Ernie Roper - Part of 3 Peaks Walk in under 12 hours
Fiona Smales conquered on May 1st, 2011 [from/via/route] All three peaks together [with] Lynda Shepherd [weather] good - sunny
Malcolm Broughton scaled on June 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Scouts [weather] sunny
Richard Evered walked up on April 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Rooney [weather] Sun, snow, sleet, rain - Y3P marshalling
Ian Fraser climbed on September 19th, 2008 [with] Dunton work colleagues [weather] rain, mist.
Charles Dowie bagged on June 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Horton-in-Ribbledale [with] Vic Kusio [weather] Sunny - Back down via Pennine Way
Christine Shepherd hiked 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 summited 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 conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up [with] Dan Morgan
Lee Senior climbed on September 20th, 2008 [from/via/route] part of the fourth time doing the Yorks three peaks
Steve Cobb bagged on April 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] 3 peaks challenge - See Whernside
Denis Mcallister hiked during 2011 [with] Dales
Lynn Symonds summited on November 15th, 2010 [from/via/route] Horton in Ribblesdale [with] Sharon Haynes [weather] Sun, wind, mist hot, cold - had it all!
Wayne Linley conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up on August 20th, 2011 [with] Katrina, Grace and Tilly [weather] Sunny and misty
Aileen Robinson climbed 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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