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 (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).

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 . . .

The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (101)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (53)

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)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Phil, Carl, Chris and Charlie - 1st time Yorkshire 3 Peakers at Whernside summit

Phil, Carl, Chris and Charlie - 1st time Yorkshire 3 Peakers at Whernside summit

Photo: Roger Yardley (1)

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)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

Ingleborough covered in snow from Blea Moor Tunnel

Ingleborough covered in snow from Blea Moor Tunnel

Photo: Mike Knipe (217)


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