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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Fountains Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (173rd highest in England, 292nd highest in England & Wales). Fountains Fell is also classified as an English Marilyn (41st highest in England, 651st highest in the UK).

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

You will also reach the summit of Darnbrook Fell at 624m (2047ft). Darnbrook Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (164th highest in England, 285th highest in England & Wales). Darnbrook Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (225th highest in England, 390th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

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)

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

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Fountains Fell summit cairn with Pen-y-ghent in the background

Fountains Fell summit cairn with Pen-y-ghent in the background

Photo: Gerry Hurst (22)

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

Fountains Fell summit cairn

Fountains Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (89)

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

Photo: Gerry Hurst (31)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (74)

Fountains Fell (South Top) summit cairn

Fountains Fell (South Top) summit cairn

Photo: Gerry Hurst (23)

*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)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (8)


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