Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head

Majestic Pen-y-ghent and stunning Littondale


Route outline for walk ny112:

- Dale Head  -   The Pennine Way  -   Gavel Rigg  -   Pen-y-ghent  -   Plover Hill  -   Foxup Moor  -   Foxup Road  -   Low Bergh  -   Littondale  -   Pen-y-ghent Gill  -   Dale Head.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Pen-y-ghent at 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).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Plover Hill, 680m (2231ft). Plover Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (115th highest in England, 193rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Plover Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (153rd in England, 255th in England & Wales).


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 ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head

In no particular order . . .

Pen-y-ghent from Littondale

Pen-y-ghent from Littondale

Photo: Rob Pullan (3)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

Photo: Robert Hardaker (3)

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (2)

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

Photo: Mike Knipe (195)

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

Pen-y-ghent Gill and Dawson Close (right) from near Swan Dike

Pen-y-ghent Gill and Dawson Close (right) from near Swan Dike

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (5)

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)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (7)


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