Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route)

Do The Yorkshire Three Peaks over a weekend


Route outline for walk ny321:

Horton in Ribblesdale  -  Pen-y-ghent Cafe  -  Brackenbottom  -  Gavel Rigg  -  The Pennine Way  -  Pen-y-ghent  -  Hunt Pot  -  Hull Pot  -  Whitber Hill  -  God's Bridge  -  Brow Gill Beck  -  Nether Lodge  -  River Ribble  -  Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)  -  Ribblehead  -  Ribblehead Railway Station  -  Train Journey  -  Horton in Ribblesdale Railway Station  -  Horton in Ribblesdale.



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
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

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) and an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 606th highest in the UK). The summit of Pen-y-ghent is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

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 ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route)

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Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - At Hull Pot

At Hull Pot

Photo: Phil Hart (5)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Climbing Pen-y-Ghent on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Photo: Paul Harrison (11)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (3)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

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

Photo: Paul Harrison (13)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

Photo: Paul Harrison (26)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Me on Pen-y-ghent

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - *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)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way near Hunt Pot

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

Photo: Peter Harrison (12)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Footbridge over Ling Gill Beck at Nether Lodge

Footbridge over Ling Gill Beck at Nether Lodge

Photo: Paul Harrison (28)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (2)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent Summit

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (3)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny321 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Colin Fawcett (2)


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