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 Common  -  Blue Clay Ridge  -  Force Gill  -  Grain Ing  -  Greenset Moss  -  Whernside  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Bruntscar Farm  -  Philpin Farm  -  Scar Close  -  Ellerbeck Pasture  -  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 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) and an English Marilyn (25th highest in England, 513th highest in the UK). The summit of Whernside is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.

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

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

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

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (101)

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

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Ingleborough

Photo: William Ringwood (6)

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

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Colin Fawcett (5)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Blea Moor Signal Box with Whernside beyond

Blea Moor Signal Box with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (66)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Practising my ice-axe and crampon technique in the snow on Whernside

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (222)

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

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

Whernside from Broadrake Farm

Photo: Colin Fawcett (6)

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

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Mike (go4awalk.com editor) in the snow on Whernside

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

Photo: Mike Knipe (216)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (224)

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

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (102)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Me on the top of Whernside

Me on the top of Whernside

Photo: Jane Barber (1)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (226)

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

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

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (51)

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

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

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

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Pen-y-ghent from Greensett Moss, Whernside

Photo: David Hayter (325)

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

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

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

Ingleborough from Blea Moor

Photo: David Hayter (324)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (225)

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

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (326)

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

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (8)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Ingleborough covered in snow from Blea Moor Tunnel

Ingleborough covered in snow from Blea Moor Tunnel

Photo: Mike Knipe (217)

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

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (52)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (53)

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

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

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

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

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Mike (go4awalk.com editor) practising his crampons and ice-axe technique in the snow on Whernside

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) practising his crampons and ice-axe technique in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (215)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - On the summit of Whernside in the snow

On the summit of Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (223)

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

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

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

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Phil Hart (2)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Walk ny332 The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as a 3 day walk - Day 2 from Ribblehead - Limestone Pavement on way to Whernside

Limestone Pavement on way to Whernside

Photo: David Bentley (1)


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