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Ingleborough & Pen-y-Ghent

Yorkshire Three Peaks walk with a difference, avoiding the crowds and taking two days. Up the steep face of Park Fell and a squelchy walk across to Simon Fell then up the crowded summit of Ingleborough, along the usual route to Horton and Pen-y-Ghent and back to Horton where we waited for the train back to Ribblehead. Mixed bag of weather, mostly dry, some strong winds, some strong sun (enough for a red face) great conversation with two guys I'd never met before other than on Twitter.

Walk Details

Date: 2012-07-14

Start: Ribblehead    Finish: Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Distance: 15.7 mls, 25.27 km

Height Gain: 3500 ft, 1066.8 m

Start Time: 09:20    End Time: 17:35

Duration: 08:15

Ave Speed: 1.8 mph

Region: Yorkshire Dales

Route Description: Ribblehead, Gauber Road, Colt Park, Park Fell, Simon Fell, Ingleborough, Sulber, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Brackenbottom, Pen-y-Ghent, Pennine Way path, Horton Scar, Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Parking Grid Ref: SD 76654 79336

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Walking with: Martin Free, Matthew King

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Hills on this Walk

2780 - Ingleborough (2375 ft)

2783 - Pen-y-ghent (2277 ft)

2790 - Simon Fell (2129 ft)

3614 - Park Fell (1850 ft)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP4102 - Ingleborough (Good condition)

TP5306 - Park Fell (Good condition)

TP5414 - Pen-Y-Ghent (Good condition)

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Walk Name: Twisleton Scar End

Date: 2012-07-13
Distance: 2.9 mls, 4.67 km
Height Gain: 600 ft, 182.9 m

Next Walk

Walk Name: Whernside

Date: 2012-07-15
Distance: 8.0 mls, 12.87 km
Height Gain: 1700 ft, 518.2 m