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  -   Great Whernside  -   Black Hole Dike  -   Nidd Head  -   Little Hunters Sleet  -   Tor Dyke  -   Starbotton Road  -   Top Mere Road  -   Kettlewell.




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

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, 169th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Great Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (127th in England, 211th in England & Wales). Great Whernside is classified as a Marilyn (31st highest in England, 581st highest in the UK).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Martin Wardroper (2)

Reaching the path down to Scar House Reservoir

Reaching the path down to Scar House Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (695)

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Photo: Colin Fawcett (6)

Whit Beck from Gale Road

Whit Beck from Gale Road

Photo: William Ringwood (7)

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (326)

Me on Great Whernside summit

Me on Great Whernside summit

Photo: Neil Fretwell (5)

Nidd Head

Nidd Head

Photo: Neil Fretwell (3)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)


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