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, 168th 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, 583rd 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 . . .

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

Scar House Reservoir from Little Whernside

Scar House Reservoir from Little Whernside

Photo: Neil Fretwell (2)

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from the 'Bad Step' at the western end of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (30)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

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)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Photo: Martin Wardroper (1)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

Craster Tower

Craster Tower

Photo: David Wright (20)


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