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Harrow Hill to Horton-in-Ribblesdale

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.

Walk Details

Date: 2013-08-24

Start: Harrow Hill    Finish: Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Distance: 21.9 mls, 35.24 km

Height Gain: 3500 ft, 1066.8 m

Start Time: 07:30    End Time: 18:30

Duration: 11:00

Ave Speed: 2.0 mph

Region: Yorkshire Dales

Route Description: Harrow Hill, Haw Crag, Airton, Hanlith, Malham, Malham Tarn, Tennant Gill Farm, Fountains Fell, Pen-y-Ghent, Horton-in-Ribblesdale

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Walking with: Alone

Long Distance Path: Pennine Way

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Hills on this Walk

2783 - Pen-y-ghent (2277 ft)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP3677 - Haw Crag (Good condition)

TP5414 - Pen-Y-Ghent (Good condition)

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Previous Walk

Walk Name: Gargrave to Harrow Hill

Date: 2013-08-23
Distance: 2.6 mls, 4.18 km
Height Gain: 400 ft, 121.9 m

Next Walk

Walk Name: Horton to Cam End

Date: 2013-08-31
Distance: 9.6 mls, 15.45 km
Height Gain: 1400 ft, 426.7 m