Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale

One of the classic 'Yorkshire Three Peaks'


Route outline for walk ny158:

- Horton In Ribblesdale  -   Brackenbottom  -   Gavel Rigg  -   The Pennine Way  -   Pen-y-ghent  -   Plover Hill  -   Foxup Moor  -   Swarth Gill Gate  -   Black Banks  -   Turpen  -   Horton Moor  -   Hull Pot  -   The Pennine Way  -   Horton Scar Lane  -   Horton In Ribblesdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
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).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Plover Hill, 680m (2231ft). Plover Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (115th highest in England, 193rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Plover Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (153rd in England, 255th in England & Wales).


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 OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale

In no particular order . . .

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

Ashgill Force near Garrigill

Ashgill Force near Garrigill

Photo: Mike Knipe (77)

Malham Cove

Malham Cove

Photo: Wayne Hill (41)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Paul Lee (1)

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Photo: David Hayter (320)

Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Photo: Mike Smart (4)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (7)

Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Photo: Paul Harrison (24)

Unusual cloud formation seen while doing The Three Peaks in May

Unusual cloud formation seen while doing The Three Peaks in May

Photo: David Hare (1)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)


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