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Name:Moughton
Hill number:16369
Height:427.4m / 1402ft
Parent (Ma):2780  Ingleborough
RHB Section:35B: The Central Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Lune
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SD 78684 71187
Summit feature:ground within 3m of trig point
Drop:74.2m
Col:353.2m  SD 7817 7243  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL2W
Observations:ground 10m NW is as high; ground 230m E is 1m lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 67 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Possibly one of my best Yorkshire walks I've ever done. A lovely walk up green lanes from Austwick with Alfie. Had a great pint of Thwaites Bitter at the Game Cock afterwards.Dangerous Dave13/05/2019
Waxing crescent moon... Pretty dark another day trying to find my way off the hill in the dark.vegibagger09/12/2018
SoloAimless Rambler12/10/2018
nice easy summit to hitmy-list22/06/2018
Moughton from GR: SD 78022 69241ronaldo33317/02/2018
From Crummack Lane. Nice, rocky fells. On to Thwaite Scars.Wycombe Wanderer12/07/2017
From Thwaite Scars. There is no legal path between Crummack and Hunterstye. The black path shown on the map has a prohibitive notice on the gate at the western side and there is no access out of the field onto the bridle path on the eastern side. However ...........moorsman18/02/2017
After Thwaite Scars. Saw a pair of peregrines on way down.ngthack13/07/2016
After Park & Simon Fells,Ingleborough & Thwaite scars. Headed north across limestone pavement & FP`s to Selside.mart079724/04/2016
From the road end N of Austwick with Thwaite Scars. Stayed on the high ground in a 3.5 hour horseshoe. Past the famous Norber erratics. World class limestone and a world class classic geological site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norber_erratics . Not much like it outside o' Yorkshire. Contiguous gem.jimbloomer19/09/2015
from clapham around crummack daleemily05/10/2014
With Jo, walk from Horton in Ribblesdale: Moughton then over Moughton Scars to Ribblesdale FBM and Sulber tripillar. Weather; overcast, mizzle, cold wind, good visibility.amblerbob25/01/2014
Austwick Town Head Norber Long Scar Thieves Moss Moughton Trig Studrigg Scar (Dry waterfall) Lane to Clapper Bridge Field route to Austwick Town HeadAndy Hirst14/11/2013
Did walk 15 from Wainwright's 'Walks in Limestone Country' but in reverse. Lovely day, great views of Ingleborough & Pen-y-Ghent.citygent24/10/2013
Moughton dressed as lamb. Good views though.Martin R01/09/2013
Parked in Horton in Ribblesdale then walked across railway and limestone pavement to bag Sulber trig on east side of wall before heading south to bag Moughton trig and TuMP with Martin Richardson.Dugswell201/09/2013
Circular walk from Austwick.Superb views all round on lovely sunny day.With Bridget and Oscar.catman26/05/2013
With Catman and Oscar,despite painful knee.rosiebridge26/05/2013
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie26/05/2013
Watched Lynn in start of 3 Peaks cylco cross then circuit with Lesley from Selside (Pennine Hut where L had once cycled to /from Leeds) Passed Alum Pot and steeply up to Park fell -slanting descent SE cross country and out skirting across limestone pavements to Moughton -looped back and down across valley (mostly on fps)to climb to Thwaite Scars -down Dales High Way and up Smearset Scar -back along river to Horton (and hitched a lift to car)Chris Pearson26/09/2011
From Horton, via the trig at Sulber and the Ribblesdale FBM. Nice peaceful spot.Aye Jimmy11/09/2008
K C2C A breezy but sunny afternoon with the place and whitewashed trig to myself. Pen y Ghent looms in one direction, Ingleborough dominates the view in the other. Walked in across Moughton Scars, heading for Scarborough.crazy23/06/2008
Ribblehead to Horton via Park Fell, Simon Fell, Thieves Moss & MoughtonMac.Hawk26/01/2007
fine hill & view; limest pavemt. from Wharfe b/w via Access land & S Top RHW05/10/2003
3 of 3: From Ingleborough. Then down to Horton Rly Stn.ChrisR04/11/1998
2 of 3: From Feizor Thwaite.ChrisR09/04/1989
The first of about 3 ascents of this fascinating hill, all rock, scree and pavement. With Mom, Dad and Pete; we were staying at the Game Cock, Austwick and walked up through Crummack Dale- Craven fault geology laid bare with spectacular examples on this routepwheeler01/08/1974
coldfeet723/07/2019
Rambling Ray25/05/2019
A W Bryan26/02/2019
David Gradwell14/02/2019
Edwin Gradwell14/02/2019
greenandblue18/11/2018
m0untain_n0mad21/06/2018
Anton19/05/2018
Andy West17/05/2018
ScaSey07/05/2018
mae11/11/2017
Adam Smith05/09/2017
IanHHill07/06/2017
trianglegirl04/04/2017
IainT24/02/2017
poppiesrara13/03/2016
Alan Caine29/08/2015
Dave Geere02/08/2015
MM25/07/2015
KM25/07/2015
douglas83513/06/2015
flakeyw24/05/2015
peterstanding20/02/2015