Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale

Fine high level walk with good views


Route outline for walk ny117:

Nidderdale  -  Scar House Reservoir  -  Nidderdale  -  River Nidd  -  Carle Fell Road  -  Wench Gill  -  Little Whernside  -  Nidd Head  -  Black Dike Hole  -  Blackfell Top  -  Great Whernside  -  Stone Beck  -  Angram Reservoir  -  Scar House Reservoir  -  Nidderdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 Great Whernside at 704m (2310ft). Great Whernside is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (102nd highest in England, 169th highest in England & Wales). Great Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (127th highest in England, 211th highest in England & Wales). Great Whernside is also classified as an English Marilyn (31st highest in England, 581st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Little Whernside at 604m (1982ft). Little Whernside is also known as an English Dewey (6th highest in England, 15th in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL30
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98 & 99
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale

In no particular order . . .

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (694)

Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

One of the many streams that flow into Stone Beck on the lower slopes of Great Whernside

One of the many streams that flow into Stone Beck on the lower slopes of Great Whernside

Photo: Neil Fretwell (6)

Scar House Reservoir from Little Whernside

Scar House Reservoir from Little Whernside

Photo: Neil Fretwell (2)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (692)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Reaching the path down to Scar House Reservoir

Reaching the path down to Scar House Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (695)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

Nidd Head

Nidd Head

Photo: Neil Fretwell (3)


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