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) and an English Marilyn (31st highest in England, 584th highest in the UK). The summit of Great Whernside is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 . . .

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - On Great Whernside summit

On Great Whernside summit

Photo: Neil Fretwell (4)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Kettlewell Village

Kettlewell Village

Photo: Glynn Trueman (51)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Nidd Head

Nidd Head

Photo: Neil Fretwell (3)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (694)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - On the Dales Way near Kettlewell

On the Dales Way near Kettlewell

Photo: Katrina Matthews (1)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - 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)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (693)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Photo: David Hayter (325)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

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

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Church weekend away at Great Whernside

Photo: Martin Wardroper (1)

Walk ny138 Great Whernside from Kettlewell - Me on Great Whernside summit

Me on Great Whernside summit

Photo: Neil Fretwell (5)


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