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.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Ribblehead Viaduct's 24 arches carry the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway Line for 400m some 30m above the surrounding countryside. Considered one of the great engineering feats of the 19th Century, there is a museum dedicated to the history of the line housed in Ribblehead Station.


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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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) (78th highest in England, 133rd highest in England & Wales). Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (95th highest in England, 162nd highest in England & Wales). Whernside is also classified as an English Marilyn (25th highest in England, 513th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Ingleborough at 723m (2372ft). Ingleborough is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (84th highest in England, 145th highest in England & Wales). Ingleborough is also known as an English Nuttall (105th highest in England, 179th highest in England & Wales). Ingleborough is also classified as an English Marilyn (26th highest in England, 540th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Pen-y-ghent at 694m (2277ft). Pen-y-ghent is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (108th highest in England, 179th highest in England & Wales). Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (143rd highest in England, 234th highest in England & Wales). Pen-y-ghent is also classified as an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 605th highest in the UK).

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 . . .

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

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

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

Photo: Paul Harrison (22)

On Ingleborough summit

On Ingleborough summit

Photo: David Hayter (329)

God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

Photo: Paul Harrison (26)

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)

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

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

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

Unusual cloud formation seen while doing The Three Peaks in May

Unusual cloud formation seen while doing The Three Peaks in May

Photo: David Hare (1)

*Whernside and The Howgill Fells from Ingleborough summit

*Whernside and The Howgill Fells from Ingleborough summit

Photo: Kevin Lavelle (1)

Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)

Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)

Photo: Paul Harrison (32)

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)


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