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Whernside
736m (2415ft)

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

Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.


Record Whernside as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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English Mountain
78th highest in England,
133rd in England & Wales

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English Nuttall
95th highest in England,
162nd in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
25th highest in England,
513th in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Whernside 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)



Whernside is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

You can walk to the top of Whernside by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:







Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Whernside Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Whernside

Angela Moroney walked up during 2013 [from/via/route] Three Peaks 8hrs :):):) [with] Captain Turner - Trainers make a huge difference. Cath 3 peaks 2019 9hrs

Gill Bates climbed on August 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] from Ribblehead [weather] cloudy and cold

Ken Davies bagged on September 22nd, 2019 [weather] Rainy - Bev's birthday: sept 2019, Bev ruined phone- got wet

Eira Cookney hiked on June 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Horton in ribblesdale [with] MAD walkers

Allen Andrews summited on May 12th, 2005 [from/via/route] Ribblehead Viaduct [with] Work colleagues [weather] Sunny - Part of the 3 peaks

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 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ribblehead viaduct [with] Keith and kevin [weather] Sunny

Simon Boddy walked up on May 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Horton-In-Ribblesdale [with] My Girlfriend [weather] Sunny, windy and cloudy with one rain shower and one hail stone shower - As part of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge

Colin Egan climbed on November 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ascent from Ribblehead, via 3 Peak route, descent via 3 peak route on our way to Ingleborough [with] My wife Faith [weather] Cloudy and cold, some rain. In the cloud on top! - We decided that we would do the 3 Peaks over 2 days as we are not young enough and fast enough to do it at speed!

Stephen Reader bagged on July 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] from Ribblehead Viaduct [with] On my own [weather] Glorious sunshine but very warm - Views to die for.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Whernside

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (692)

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)

Whernside from near Braithwaite Wife Hole

Whernside from near Braithwaite Wife Hole

Photo: Peter Swan (17)

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) practising his crampons and ice-axe technique in the snow on Whernside

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) practising his crampons and ice-axe technique in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (215)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

Practising my ice-axe and crampons technique in the snow on Whernside

Practising my ice-axe and crampons technique in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (221)

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (224)

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (225)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)


. . . see all 54 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Whernside


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