Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead

Fine views of Whernside and the magnificent Ribblehead viaduct


Route outline for walk ny171:

Ribblehead  -  (The Old Hill Inn)  -  Ingleborough Nature Reserve  -  Humphrey Bottom  -  Ingleborough  -  Simon Fell  -  Park Fell (Ribblehead)  -  New Close Farm  -  Ribblehead  -  Gunnerfleet Farm  -  Ivescar Farm  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Ellerbeck Farm  -  Jingle Pot  -  Chaple-le-Dale  -  The Old Hill Inn  -  Ribblehead



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Ribblehead Viaduct's 24 arches carry the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway Line for 400m some 30m above the surrounding countryside. Considered one of the great engineering feats of the 19th Century, there is a museum dedicated to the history of the line housed in Ribblehead Station.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 Ingleborough at 723m (2372ft). Ingleborough is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (84th highest in England, 145th highest in England & Wales) Ingleborough is also known as an English Nuttall (106th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (26th highest in England, 540th highest in the UK). The summit of Ingleborough is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Simon Fell at 650m (2133ft). Simon Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (145th highest in England, 248th highest in England & Wales) Simon Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (194th highest in England, 331st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Park Fell (Ribblehead) at 563m (1847ft). Park Fell (Ribblehead) is also known as an English Dewey (49th highest in England, 112th in England & Wales) The summit of Park Fell (Ribblehead) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead

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Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - On Ingleborough summit

On Ingleborough summit

Photo: David Hayter (329)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (52)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - The zig-zag path to the ridge below Ingleborough

The zig-zag path to the ridge below Ingleborough

Photo: David Hayter (328)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Top of Ingleborough on a very cold day

Top of Ingleborough on a very cold day

Photo: Arthur Green (1)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - The long haul back to Horton in Ribblesdale from Ingleborough

The long haul back to Horton in Ribblesdale from Ingleborough

Photo: David Hayter (330)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - On Ingleborough in the snow

On Ingleborough in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (211)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Ingleborough summit trig point

Ingleborough summit trig point

Photo: David Bentley (4)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Ingleborough summit shelter during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Ingleborough summit shelter during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (4)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Photo: Dean Richardson (7)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Nearing the summit of Ingleborough

Nearing the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: David Bentley (2)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Climbing Ingleborough

Climbing Ingleborough

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (4)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (102)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Myself, Paul Baldry, Max the Dog, Jenny Baldry, Tom Evans and Martin Brown on top of Ingleborough.

Myself, Paul Baldry, Max the Dog, Jenny Baldry, Tom Evans and Martin Brown on top of Ingleborough.

Photo: Paul Baldry (1)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (3)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Photo: Colin Fawcett (6)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Alan, Pete, Stuart, Richard and Jess the Dog on Ingleborough.

Alan, Pete, Stuart, Richard and Jess the Dog on Ingleborough.

Photo: Richard Turner (1)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Views from Ingleborough

Views from Ingleborough

Photo: Andy Roberts (2)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Some of the team at Ribblehead Viaduct on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Some of the team at Ribblehead Viaduct on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Phil Hart (4)

Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead - Ingleborough summit

Ingleborough summit

Photo: David Bentley (6)


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