Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head

Superb dales views


Route outline for walk ny135:

- Dale Head  -   The Pennine Way  -   Fountains Fell  -   Fountains Fell (South Top)  -   Fountains Fell Tarn  -   Darnbrook Fell  -   Wilson's Pasture  -   River Skirfare  -   Nether Hesleden Farm  -   Pen-y-ghent Gill  -   Dale Head.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
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 Fountains Fell at 668m (2192ft). Fountains Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (129th highest in England, 220th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Fountains Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (173rd in England, 292nd in England & Wales). Fountains Fell is classified as a Marilyn (41st highest in England, 651st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Fountains Fell (South Top), 662m (2172ft). Fountains Fell (South Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (179th in England, 304th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Darnbrook Fell, 624m (2047ft). Darnbrook Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (164th highest in England, 285th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Darnbrook Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (225th in England, 390th 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 Maps OL2 & OL30
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head

In no particular order . . .

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (74)

Arncliffe village

Arncliffe village

Photo: Gerry Hurst (33)

Arncliffe village

Arncliffe village

Photo: Gerry Hurst (14)

Fountains Fell Tarn near Fountains Fell (South Top)

Fountains Fell Tarn near Fountains Fell (South Top)

Photo: Gerry Hurst (24)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks - Ingleborough (left), Pen-y-ghent (centre) and Whernside (right) from the summit of Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks - Ingleborough (left), Pen-y-ghent (centre) and Whernside (right) from the summit of Fountains Fell

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (7)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (8)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (9)

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Darnbrook Fell summit trig point

Darnbrook Fell summit trig point

Photo: Gerry Hurst (25)

Towers and Curricks on Fountains Fell

Towers and Curricks on Fountains Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (88)


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