Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale

Do the Yorkshire Three Peaks over a weekend


Route outline for walk ny322:

Horton in Ribblesdale  -  Railway Station  -  Train Journey  -  Ribblehead Railway Station  -  Ribblehead  -  Blea Moor  -  Whernside  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Ribblehead  -  Blea Moor  -  Whernside  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Chapel-le-Dale  -  Braithwaite Wife Hole  -  Ingleborough  -  Pen-y-ghent Cafe  -  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
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Whernside at 736m (2415ft). Whernside is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (78th highest in England, 133rd highest in England & Wales) Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (96th highest in England, 163rd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (25th highest in England, 513th highest in the UK). The summit of Whernside is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of 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.

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 ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale

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Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - July on Ingleborough

July on Ingleborough

Photo: Elaine Key (1)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (40)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (51)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - 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 ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (101)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - 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)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough in mist beyond Limestone Pavement in Chapel-le-Dale

Ingleborough in mist beyond Limestone Pavement in Chapel-le-Dale

Photo: Mike Knipe (192)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Hayley Me and Jo on top of Whernside Summit - giving the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk another bash

Hayley Me and Jo on top of Whernside Summit - giving the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk another bash

Photo: David Buckley (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Phil Hart (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Views from Ingleborough

Views from Ingleborough

Photo: Andy Roberts (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough summit trig point

Ingleborough summit trig point

Photo: David Bentley (4)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Me on Pen-y-ghent

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Phil Hart (6)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Nigel Auty (2)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Practising my ice-axe and crampon technique in the snow on Whernside

Practising my ice-axe and crampon technique in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (222)

Walk ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale - Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Photo: Dean Richardson (7)


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