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

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).


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 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 . . .

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Kingsdale Beck - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Kingsdale Beck - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (9)

Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Photo: Craig Carter (70)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (101)

Park Fell (left), Simon Fell and Ingleborough (right) from the summit of Whernside while doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk in the snow

Park Fell (left), Simon Fell and Ingleborough (right) from the summit of Whernside while doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk in the snow

Photo: Tony Whitaker (1)

Murton Fell summit cairn

Murton Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (103)

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Photo: Colin Fawcett (6)

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 crampons technique in the snow on Whernside

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (221)

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)


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