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 . . .

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Photo: Jon Snow (1)

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (10)

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)

*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)

Farm building built in 1748 in Nether Hesleden

Farm building built in 1748 in Nether Hesleden

Photo: Gerry Hurst (28)

Towers and Curricks on Fountains Fell

Towers and Curricks on Fountains Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (88)

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)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (6)

'New Bridge' over the River Skirfare

'New Bridge' over the River Skirfare

Photo: Gerry Hurst (30)

Trig point on the summit of Darnbrook Fell

Trig point on the summit of Darnbrook Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (26)

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Photo: David Hayter (320)

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)

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)

A snowy Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

A snowy Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (1)

Farm building built in 1703 in Nether Hesleden

Farm building built in 1703 in Nether Hesleden

Photo: Gerry Hurst (29)

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)

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (8)

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)

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

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Photo: Phil Jackson (4)

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)

Pen-y-ghent from Fountains Fell

Pen-y-ghent from Fountains Fell

Photo: Mike Knipe (196)

Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pot Hole Entrance above Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (5)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

Fountains Fell Tarn

Fountains Fell Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (91)

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

Photo: Gerry Hurst (31)

Darnbrook Fell summit trig point

Darnbrook Fell summit trig point

Photo: Gerry Hurst (25)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (74)

Darnbrook Fell summit Trig Point

Darnbrook Fell summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (90)

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Mike Knipe (74)

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)

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

The River Skirfare from 'New Bridge'

Photo: Gerry Hurst (32)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: David Hayter (322)

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Fountains Fell summit cairn

Fountains Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (89)

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 (9)

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

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

Photo: Steven Grayburn (1)

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)

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Pen-y-ghent Gill

Photo: Rob Pullan (7)

Beacon on the top of Fountains Fell

Beacon on the top of Fountains Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (20)

Fountains Fell (South Top) summit cairn

Fountains Fell (South Top) summit cairn

Photo: Gerry Hurst (23)


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