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Ribblehead to Settle

A bit of an 'awkward' walk this - I needed several OS squares so ended up having to trespass a couple of times and this resulted in three difficult wall crossings, a couple of barbed wire fences and some difficult terrain below the lip of Park Fell - but still a great day out for all that. Not a walk I'd recommend to anyone though - it's here for the record, but pick something else rather than this one. The weather stayed mostly good, short, light showers a couple of times, but not enough to force me into waterproofs and the sun was warm and strong at the end of the walk.

Walk Details

Date: 2013-08-03

Start: Ribblehead Station    Finish: Settle Station

Distance: 14.0 mls, 22.53 km

Height Gain: 2100 ft, 640.1 m

Start Time: 07:30    End Time: 12:35

Duration: 05:05

Ave Speed: 2.8 mph

Region: Yorkshire Dales

Route Description: Ribblehead Station, Park Fell, Top of South House Moor, The Allotment, Long Scar, Crummack, Wharfe, Smearsett Scar, Stackhouse, Settle, Settle Station

Parking Grid Ref: SD 81822 63531

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Walking with: Alone

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Hills on this Walk

3614 - Park Fell (1850 ft)

5315 - Smearsett Scar (1191 ft)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP5306 - Park Fell (Good condition)

TP6033 - Smearsett Scar (Good condition)

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Walk Name: Whernside

Date: 2013-07-31
Distance: 12.0 mls, 19.31 km
Height Gain: 2300 ft, 701.0 m

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Date: 2013-08-10
Distance: 15.8 mls, 25.43 km
Height Gain: 2600 ft, 792.5 m