Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks - the civilised way


Route outline for walk ny332:

Ribblehead  -  (Railway Station)  -  Blea Moor  -  Whernside  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Ribblehead.



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 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).

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 ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead

In no particular order . . .

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)

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

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)

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Photo: Colin Fawcett (6)

The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) in the snow on Whernside

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (216)

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (223)

Ingleborough from Blea Moor

Ingleborough from Blea Moor

Photo: David Hayter (324)

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)


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