From: Harrow Hill To: Horton-in-RibblesdaleDistance: 21.9 mls, 35.24 kmHeight Gain: 3500 ft, 1066.8 m
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Route Description: Harrow Hill, Haw Crag, Airton, Hanlith, Malham, Malham Tarn, Tennant Gill Farm, Fountains Fell, Pen-y-Ghent, Horton-in-Ribblesdale
Start Time: 07:30 End Time: 18:30 Duration: 11:00
Ave Speed: 2.0 mph
Region: Yorkshire Dales
Walking with: Alone
Long Distance Path: Pennine Way
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A mostly sleepless night due to the sound of the rain, but a good test of the waterproof-ness of my shelter. I was away without breakfast, hoping to catch the cafe in Horton. It rained all the way into the village, not cold, but steady and drenching and I formed a pool beneath my table as I sat in the shelter of the Old Barn in Malham. The rest of the day was mostly dry, the odd light shower only. By the climb up Fountains Fell I was tired and after the climb up PYG I was knackered. As I reached that last summit the heavens opened again and it got quite chilly as a strong wind accompanied it. Rather than camp at Hull Pot as I'd planned I decided to head for the station in Horton and catch the 19:06 train back to my car and a warm bed instead. The section between Horton and Cam End can be done in a day walk, as and when. I have the survey method down pat now and the next sections will follow as soon as possible.
2783 - Pen-y-ghent (2277 ft, 694.00 m) - (Ma,Sim,Hew,N)