Walk ny109 Whernside from Ribblehead Viaduct

The Yorkshire Dales' Highest Point


Route outline for walk ny109:

Ribblehead  -  Blea Moor  -  Force Gill  -  Grain Ing  -  Whernside  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Ivescar Farm  -  Ribblehead.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
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) (77th 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, 508th highest in the UK).

This walk 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)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny109 Whernside from Ribblehead Viaduct

In no particular order . . .

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (224)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (222)

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (8)

Ingleborough from Blea Moor

Ingleborough from Blea Moor

Photo: David Hayter (324)

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Phil Hart (2)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (225)

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (52)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)


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