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 the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.

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). Whernside is also classified as an English Marilyn (25th highest in England, 513th highest in the UK).

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). Ingleborough is also classified as an English Marilyn (26th highest in England, 540th 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 ny322 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 2 day walk - Day 2 from Horton in Ribblesdale

In no particular order . . .

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

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

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

Photo: Richard Turner (1)

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (19)

*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)

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)

Climbing Ingleborough

Climbing Ingleborough

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (4)

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)

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)

The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (8)


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