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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 179th highest in England & Wales). Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (143rd highest in England, 234th highest in England & Wales). Pen-y-ghent is also classified as an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 605th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Plover Hill at 680m (2231ft). Plover Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (115th highest in England, 195th highest in England & Wales). Plover Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (153rd highest in England, 255th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

A brooding Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

A brooding Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (50)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Robert Hardaker (1)

Descending the track to Foxup Moor from Plover Hill

Descending the track to Foxup Moor from Plover Hill

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (4)

Hull Pot and a frozen Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot and a frozen Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Peter Harrison (10)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: David Hayter (322)

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)

*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)

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Photo: Danny Young (9)

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)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Danny Young (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Colin Fawcett (2)

Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Photo: Bryan Auty (1)

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Robert Hardaker (4)

The Pennine Way crossing Gavel Rigg from Pen-y-ghent

The Pennine Way crossing Gavel Rigg from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (15)

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (18)

John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

John, Steve and Paul on top of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Steven Grayburn (1)

Horton Scar Lane

Horton Scar Lane

Photo: Peter Harrison (9)

*Ingleborough and Whernside from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

*Ingleborough and Whernside from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Wayne Hill (43)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Photo: Paul Harrison (13)

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Photo: Robert Hardaker (2)

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

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

Photo: Kris Johnson (1)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Photo: Phil Jackson (4)

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

Photo: Robert Hardaker (3)

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (75)

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)

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (40)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Photo: Paul Harrison (12)

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)

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (3)

Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Mike Knipe (75)

The final stile in Horton in Ribblesdale at the end of the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

The final stile in Horton in Ribblesdale at the end of the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (5)

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Photo: Paul Harrison (11)

Pen-y-ghent summit

Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (16)

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Mike Knipe (76)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Paul Harrison (23)

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (2)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Photo: Simon Barnett (20)

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Photo: Colin Fawcett (1)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (6)

*Pen-y-ghent covered in snow from Horton in Ribblesdale

*Pen-y-ghent covered in snow from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

Hull Pot

Hull Pot

Photo: Robert Hardaker (6)

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Jonny Howard (1)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Phil Hart (6)

Pen-y-ghent from the west near Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from the west near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Peter Gaffney (2)

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)

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)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (3)

Me on Gavel Rigg just below the top of Pen-y-ghent, one of the Three Yorkshire Peaks

Me on Gavel Rigg just below the top of Pen-y-ghent, one of the Three Yorkshire Peaks

Photo: Stephen Holman (1)

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)

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (21)

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)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (2)

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (1)

Plover Hill summit cairn in snow

Plover Hill summit cairn in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (3)

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Photo: David Hayter (320)

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way on Fawcett Moor

Photo: Mike Knipe (195)

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)

Hull Pot

Hull Pot

Photo: Colin Fawcett (4)

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (14)

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Photo: Jon Snow (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot

Photo: Simon Barnett (22)

At Hull Pot

At Hull Pot

Photo: Phil Hart (5)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (7)

Horton in Ribblesdale church with Pen-y-ghent in the distance

Horton in Ribblesdale church with Pen-y-ghent in the distance

Photo: Paul Harrison (10)

Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

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)

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

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

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (1)

Pen-y-ghent summit trig point with a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit trig point with a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (17)

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (19)

Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (20)


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