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, 219th highest in England & Wales) Fountains Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (173rd highest in England, 291st highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (41st highest in England, 657th 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 (180th 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 (223rd highest in England, 387th highest in England & Wales).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

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

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Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - 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)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Fountains Fell Tarn

Fountains Fell Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (91)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Towers and Curricks on Fountains Fell

Towers and Curricks on Fountains Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (88)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Steven Grayburn (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Littondale with Horse Head Moor beyond from Wilson's Pasture on the lower slopes of Darnbrook Fell

Littondale with Horse Head Moor beyond from Wilson's Pasture on the lower slopes of Darnbrook Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (27)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (7)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent Gill and Dawson Close (right) from near Swan Dike

Pen-y-ghent Gill and Dawson Close (right) from near Swan Dike

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (5)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Farm building built in 1703 in Nether Hesleden

Farm building built in 1703 in Nether Hesleden

Photo: Gerry Hurst (29)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Fountains Fell (South Top) summit cairn

Fountains Fell (South Top) summit cairn

Photo: Gerry Hurst (23)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Pen-y-ghent summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (5)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: David Hayter (322)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Farm building built in 1748 in Nether Hesleden

Farm building built in 1748 in Nether Hesleden

Photo: Gerry Hurst (28)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Fountains Fell summit cairn

Fountains Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (89)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (10)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (8)


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