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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 (172nd highest in England, 292nd 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 663m (2176ft). Fountains Fell (South Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (178th highest in England, 301st 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, 388th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Darnbrook Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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.


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 Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL2 Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas


OL30 Yorkshire Dales - Northern & Central areas


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

98 Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale


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 - 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 - The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

Photo: Gerry Hurst (31)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Me on Gavel Rigg just below the top of Pen-y-ghent, one of the Three Yorkshire Peaks

Me on Gavel Rigg just below the top of Pen-y-ghent, one of the Three Yorkshire Peaks

Photo: Stephen Holman (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Fountains Fell Tarn near Fountains Fell (South Top)

Fountains Fell Tarn near Fountains Fell (South Top)

Photo: Gerry Hurst (24)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - 'New Bridge' over the River Skirfare

'New Bridge' over the River Skirfare

Photo: Gerry Hurst (30)

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

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 - 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 - Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (7)

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 - 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 - The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (74)

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

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Mike Knipe (74)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Darnbrook Fell summit trig point

Darnbrook Fell summit trig point

Photo: Gerry Hurst (25)

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 - 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 summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Photo: Jon Snow (1)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Trig point on the summit of Darnbrook Fell

Trig point on the summit of Darnbrook Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (26)

Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head - Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Photo: Mick Johnson (1)


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