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 - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

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

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (694)

Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

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)

On the Dales Way near Kettlewell

On the Dales Way near Kettlewell

Photo: Katrina Matthews (1)

Ingleborough summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Ingleborough summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (3)

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Photo: Colin Fawcett (6)

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

Skirethorns, Threshfield, nr

Skirethorns, Threshfield, nr

Photo: Glynn Trueman (52)

Me on Great Whernside summit

Me on Great Whernside summit

Photo: Neil Fretwell (5)


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