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.




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

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) (77th highest in England, 133rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (95th in England, 162nd in England & Wales). Whernside is classified as a Marilyn (25th highest in England, 508th highest in the UK).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Photo: David Hayter (325)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (221)

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Phil Hart (2)

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)

Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Photo: Craig Carter (70)

Whit Beck from Gale Road

Whit Beck from Gale Road

Photo: William Ringwood (7)

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (224)

Park Fell (left), Simon Fell and Ingleborough (right) from the summit of Whernside while doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk in the snow

Park Fell (left), Simon Fell and Ingleborough (right) from the summit of Whernside while doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk in the snow

Photo: Tony Whitaker (1)

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

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (220)

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (223)


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