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 . . .

A brooding Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

A brooding Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (50)

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)

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (51)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (195)

*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 Brackenbottom Scar

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Photo: Simon Barnett (20)

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

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

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

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

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

Photo: Robert Hardaker (4)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (3)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (101)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (1)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (14)

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)

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)

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (3)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (75)

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)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Colin Fawcett (2)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Danny Young (1)

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)

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Photo: Jon Snow (1)

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (2)

Hull Pot

Hull Pot

Photo: Colin Fawcett (4)

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)

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Phil Hart (6)

Pen-y-ghent summit

Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (16)

Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)

Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)

Photo: Paul Harrison (32)

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Jonny Howard (1)

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

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

Photo: Robert Hardaker (3)

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Photo: Robert Hardaker (2)

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Photo: Colin Fawcett (1)

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Hunt Pot

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Hunt Pot

Photo: Paul Harrison (22)

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

On Pen-y-ghent in the snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (21)

Brow Gill Beck from God's Bridge

Brow Gill Beck from God's Bridge

Photo: Paul Harrison (27)

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (40)

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)

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)

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (8)

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)

The Ribblehead Viaduct with the huge bulk of Wernside beyond from near God's Bridge

The Ribblehead Viaduct with the huge bulk of Wernside beyond from near God's Bridge

Photo: Simon Ives (1)

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Phil Hart (2)

Footbridge over Ling Gill Beck at Nether Lodge

Footbridge over Ling Gill Beck at Nether Lodge

Photo: Paul Harrison (28)

Heading for Whernside from Ribblehead on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Heading for Whernside from Ribblehead on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (323)

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)

On Pen-y-ghent summit

On Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: David Hayter (322)

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)

Hull Pot

Hull Pot

Photo: Robert Hardaker (6)

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)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Robert Hardaker (1)

At Hull Pot

At Hull Pot

Photo: Phil Hart (5)

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

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

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

Photo: Peter Gaffney (2)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (7)

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 from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Photo: David Hayter (320)

Simon Fell and Ingleborough from Whitber Hill

Simon Fell and Ingleborough from Whitber Hill

Photo: Paul Harrison (25)

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot

Photo: Simon Barnett (22)

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (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)

The River Ribble

The River Ribble

Photo: Paul Harrison (31)

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (2)

God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

Photo: Paul Harrison (26)

Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (20)

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)

The River Ribble

The River Ribble

Photo: Paul Harrison (30)

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)

Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Photo: Paul Harrison (24)

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Photo: Paul Harrison (12)

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 Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (19)

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)

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

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

Photo: Steven Grayburn (1)

Hull Pot and a frozen Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot and a frozen Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Peter Harrison (10)

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 from the Pennine Way near Hunt Pot

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

Photo: Peter Harrison (12)

*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)

Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

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

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

Photo: Paul Harrison (13)

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)

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

On the Yorkshire Three Peaks below Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Bri Hilton (1)

The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

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)

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)

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Robert Hardaker (8)

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

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

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

Photo: Phil Hart (1)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Colin Fawcett (5)

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 from near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Photo: Danny Young (9)

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Photo: Paul Harrison (11)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (6)

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)

Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Mike Knipe (75)

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (102)


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