Walk ny143 Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

One of the classic 'Yorkshire Three Peaks'


Route outline for walk ny143:

- Horton in Ribblesdale  -   Brackenbottom  -   Gavel Rigg  -   The Pennine Way  -   Pen-y-ghent  -   Hunt Pot  -   Hull Pot  -   Horton in Ribblesdale.




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 Pen-y-ghent at 694m (2277ft). Pen-y-ghent is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (108th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (143rd in England, 234th in England & Wales). Pen-y-ghent is classified as a Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 603rd 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 Map:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny143 Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

In no particular order . . .

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Danny Young (1)

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Photo: Colin Fawcett (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Fountains Fell

Pen-y-ghent from Fountains Fell

Photo: Mike Knipe (196)

Plover Hill from the large cairn NW of Pen-y-ghent summit

Plover Hill from the large cairn NW of Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (19)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Colin Fawcett (5)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (2)

*Ingleborough and Whernside from Pen-y-ghent in the early morning light

*Ingleborough and Whernside from Pen-y-ghent in the early morning light

Photo: Wayne Hill (54)

On the Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

On the Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Photo: Mike Smart (5)

*Ingleborough and Whernside from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

*Ingleborough and Whernside from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Wayne Hill (43)

Looking back up to Pen-y-ghent from Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Looking back up to Pen-y-ghent from Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (21)


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