Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell

A steep ascent to fabulous views


Route outline for walk ny138:

Kettlewell  -  Dowber Gill Beck  -  Providence Pot  -  Hag Dyke (hostel)  -  Great Whernside  -  Black Hole Dike  -  Nidd Head  -  Little Hunters Sleet  -  Tor Dyke  -  Starbotton Road  -  Top Mere Road  -  Kettlewell.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Providence Pot is a cave system that links to Dowber Gill Cave, notorious for its difficulty in navigation. Consisting of a thin rift or slit, the easiest passage through is a vertical maze, best left to caving experts.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
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 Great Whernside at 704m (2310ft). Great Whernside is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (102nd highest in England, 168th highest in England & Wales). Great Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (127th highest in England, 211th highest in England & Wales). Great Whernside is also classified as an English Marilyn (31st highest in England, 583rd highest in the UK).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL30
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell

In no particular order . . .

Nidd Head

Nidd Head

Photo: Neil Fretwell (3)

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Photo: David Hayter (325)

Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (693)

On the Dales Way near Kettlewell

On the Dales Way near Kettlewell

Photo: Katrina Matthews (1)

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (694)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

One of the many streams that flow into Stone Beck on the lower slopes of Great Whernside

One of the many streams that flow into Stone Beck on the lower slopes of Great Whernside

Photo: Neil Fretwell (6)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)


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