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.
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The summit of Whernside is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.
You can find Whernside & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)
1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):
1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):
See Whernside and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:
See Whernside and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Map:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Whernside
Nina Adams walked up Whernside on August 28th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at the pub, Old Hill Inn, for lunch (Not great food) Ribblehead - Blea Moor - Force Gill - Grain Ing - Whernside - Broadrake Farm - Ivescar Farm - Ribblehead [with] Craig and George [weather] Cloudy Feels like 18.3° 4 kph WNW wind 74% humidity
Sarah Moore climbed Whernside on July 30th, 2022 [from/via/route] Three Peaks [with] On my own - but thanks to Steve the Scouser...the 2 lads from Grimsby and the 4 guys who finished at the same time! [weather] Awful!!
Ruth Nolan bagged Whernside on June 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] Dent, Dales High Way, tarns [with] Solo [weather] Some clouds, light breeze, mostly bright with occasional shower
Keith Axell hiked Whernside 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.
Carl Tillotson summited Whernside on August 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] route from Ribble Viaduct [with] June [weather] Broken cloud with occasional spittle of rain, windy.
Jeff Stott conquered Whernside on June 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ribblehead [with] Shell [weather] Good - Great walk. 1st mountain... Epic :D
David Hughes scaled Whernside on December 22nd, 2010 [with] DD DG Waz
Tony Halliday walked up Whernside on August 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] camped at Horton in ribblesdale but drove & parked near the viaduct started & ended walk here [with] sally halliday jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs [weather] drizzle to start with poor visability at summit but beautiful weather on way down - not too busy views not great due to cloud however a great days walking 2nd of the 3 peaks over 3 days
Andrew Flynn climbed Whernside on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.
Dave Gay bagged Whernside on July 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Circular route from Ribblehead, up via Blea Moor & to the North. Returning by heading south along the ridge & dropping down to Broadrake & Ivyscar. [with] Nathaniel & Jessica [weather] Dry
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