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 (95th highest in England, 162nd 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 (105th highest in England, 179th 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 . . .

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Nigel Auty (2)

Ingleborough from Chapel-le-Dale

Ingleborough from Chapel-le-Dale

Photo: Phil Hart (3)

On Ingleborough in the snow

On Ingleborough in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (211)

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)

On the summit of Ingleborough during last Yorkshire Three Peaks walk

On the summit of Ingleborough during last Yorkshire Three Peaks walk

Photo: Chris Squires (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)

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

The team in Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Phil Hart (6)

On Whernside Summit - taking a breather two thirds of the way round the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk

On Whernside Summit - taking a breather two thirds of the way round the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk

Photo: David Buckley (1)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Colin Fawcett (5)

Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (53)


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