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, 292nd highest in England & Wales). Fountains Fell is also classified as an English Marilyn (41st highest in England, 656th 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 . . .

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (5)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (74)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (9)

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

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

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (6)

Beacon on the top of Fountains Fell

Beacon on the top of Fountains Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (20)

Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from the Pennine Way on Fountains Fell

Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from the Pennine Way on Fountains Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (21)


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