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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 179th highest in England & Wales) Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (143rd highest in England, 234th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 605th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Plover Hill at 680m (2231ft). Plover Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (115th highest in England, 195th highest in England & Wales) Plover Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (154th highest in England, 258th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Photo: Jon Snow (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent summit trig point with a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit trig point with a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (17)

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

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (8)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (20)

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

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (21)

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

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Photo: Danny Young (9)

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

Littondale

Photo: Rob Pullan (2)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (6)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (5)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (195)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Photo: Mick Johnson (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Photo: Phil Jackson (4)

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

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (6)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Plover Hill summit cairn in snow

Plover Hill summit cairn in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (3)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Dawson Close (left) and Pen-y-ghent Gill from near Swan Dike

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

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (6)

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

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

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

Pen-y-ghent from Littondale

Photo: Rob Pullan (4)

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

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: David Hayter (322)

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

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (9)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (7)

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

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Mike Knipe (74)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Steven Grayburn (1)

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

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (14)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Pen-y-ghent summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Robert Hardaker (7)

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

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Jonny Howard (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - The Pennine Way crossing Gavel Rigg from Pen-y-ghent

The Pennine Way crossing Gavel Rigg from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (15)

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

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

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

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

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

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (10)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Descending the track to Foxup Moor from Plover Hill

Descending the track to Foxup Moor from Plover Hill

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (4)

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

Pen-y-ghent from Littondale

Photo: Rob Pullan (3)

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

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (7)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

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

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (3)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

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

Photo: Robert Hardaker (3)

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

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Photo: Mike Smart (4)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Photo: Bryan Auty (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Photo: Paul Harrison (13)

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

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (2)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Me on Gavel Rigg just below the top of Pen-y-ghent, one of the Three Yorkshire Peaks

Me on Gavel Rigg just below the top of Pen-y-ghent, one of the Three Yorkshire Peaks

Photo: Stephen Holman (1)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (18)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Following the Pennine Way up the South ridge of Pen-y-ghent

Following the Pennine Way up the South ridge of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (5)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Plover Hill from the large cairn NW of Pen-y-ghent summit

Plover Hill from the large cairn NW of Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (19)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Looking back up to Pen-y-ghent from Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Looking back up to Pen-y-ghent from Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (21)

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

A snowy Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (1)

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

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - *Ingleborough and Whernside from Pen-y-ghent in the early morning light

*Ingleborough and Whernside from Pen-y-ghent in the early morning light

Photo: Wayne Hill (54)

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

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Photo: Robert Hardaker (2)

Walk ny112 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Dale Head - Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Photo: David Hayter (320)

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

Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (16)


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