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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) and an English Marilyn (31st highest in England, 584th highest in the UK).

The summit of Great Whernside is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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)


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Yorkshire Dales National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL30 Yorkshire Dales - Northern & Central areas


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

98 Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale


99 Northallerton & Ripon, Pateley Bridge & Leyburn


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

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Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (692)

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

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

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

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (694)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

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

Scar House Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (689)

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

On Great Whernside summit

Photo: Neil Fretwell (4)

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

Nidd Head

Photo: Neil Fretwell (3)

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

Scar House Reservoir from Little Whernside

Photo: Neil Fretwell (2)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Me on Great Whernside summit

Me on Great Whernside summit

Photo: Neil Fretwell (5)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Photo: David Hayter (325)

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

Rainbow over Little Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (690)

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

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (693)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Photo: Martin Wardroper (1)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

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

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Walk ny117 Little Whernside and Great Whernside from Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale - Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)


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