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 . . .

Following the Pennine Way up the South ridge of Pen-y-ghent

Following the Pennine Way up the South ridge of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (5)

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

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

Photo: Danny Young (4)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (3)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (6)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (2)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Robert Hardaker (7)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Danny Young (8)

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Photo: Danny Young (9)

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Photo: Mick Johnson (1)


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