Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale

Easy walking - but very arduous, very long and with 3 big ascents


Route outline for walk ny101:

- Horton in Ribblesdale  -   Pen-y-ghent Cafe  -   Brackenbottom  -   Gavel Rigg  -   The Pennine Way  -   Pen-y-ghent  -   Hunt Pot  -   Hull Pot  -   Whitber Hill  -   God's Bridge  -   Brow Gill Beck  -   Nether Lodge  -   River Ribble  -   Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)  -   Ribblehead  -   Blea Moor  -   Whernside  -   Broadrake Farm  -   Chapel-le-Dale  -   Braithwaite Wife Hole  -   Ingleborough  -   Pen-y-ghent Cafe  -   Horton in Ribblesdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
3
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Whernside at 736m (2415ft). Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire. Whernside is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (77th highest in England, 133rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (95th in England, 162nd in England & Wales). Whernside is classified as a Marilyn (25th highest in England, 508th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Ingleborough, 723m (2372ft). Ingleborough is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (84th highest in England, 146th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Ingleborough is also known as an English Nuttall (105th in England, 179th in England & Wales). Ingleborough is classified as a Marilyn (26th highest in England, 537th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Pen-y-ghent, 694m (2277ft). Pen-y-ghent is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (108th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (143rd in England, 234th in England & Wales). Pen-y-ghent is classified as a Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 603rd highest in the UK).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Map:

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

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale

In no particular order . . .

On Ingleborough in the snow

On Ingleborough in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (211)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

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

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

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

Some of the team at Ribblehead Viaduct on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Some of the team at Ribblehead Viaduct on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Phil Hart (4)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Danny Young (8)

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (102)

Ingleborough in mist beyond Limestone Pavement in Chapel-le-Dale

Ingleborough in mist beyond Limestone Pavement in Chapel-le-Dale

Photo: Mike Knipe (192)

Ingleborough summit

Ingleborough summit

Photo: David Bentley (6)

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)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

Photo: William Ringwood (2)


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