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 . . .

July on Ingleborough

July on Ingleborough

Photo: Elaine Key (1)

Ling Gill Beck

Ling Gill Beck

Photo: Paul Harrison (29)

God's Bridge over Sleightholme Beck

God's Bridge over Sleightholme Beck

Photo: Mike Knipe (38)

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

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

Photo: Peter Gaffney (2)

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (225)

On Ingleborough summit

On Ingleborough summit

Photo: David Hayter (329)

Cronkley Scar from The Pennine Way in Upper Teesdale near High Force

Cronkley Scar from The Pennine Way in Upper Teesdale near High Force

Photo: Mike Knipe (193)

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (14)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (55)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Hunt Pot

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Hunt Pot

Photo: Paul Harrison (22)


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