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 . . .

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Photo: Paul Johnson (9)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Arnside Knott summit trig point

Photo: Darren Proctor (4)

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Photo: Jack Quick (10)

Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Photo: Martin Wardroper (1)

On the summit of Brown Willy

On the summit of Brown Willy

Photo: Patrick Fludder (1)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Muker Methodist Church

Muker Methodist Church

Photo: Cheryl Sullivan (2)


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