Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks - the civilised way


Route outline for walk ny331:

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) and an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 606th highest in the UK). The summit of Pen-y-ghent is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

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 ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route)

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Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Looking South from Pen-y-Ghent

Photo: David Hayter (321)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - At Hull Pot

At Hull Pot

Photo: Phil Hart (5)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Photo: Danny Young (9)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Colin Fawcett (5)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

God's Bridge over Brow Gill Beck

Photo: Paul Harrison (26)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Photo: Paul Harrison (24)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - *Pen-y-ghent covered in snow from Horton in Ribblesdale

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

Photo: Ron Linton (14)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

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

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot

Photo: Simon Barnett (22)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - 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)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Mike Knipe (75)

Walk ny331 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 1 from Horton in Ribblesdale (New 2013 Route) - Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Robert Hardaker (1)


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