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). Pen-y-ghent is also classified as an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 605th highest in the UK).

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)

In no particular order . . .

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

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

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (102)

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

*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)

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

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

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)

Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)

Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)

Photo: Paul Harrison (32)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

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)


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