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Name:Pen-y-ghent
Hill number:2783
Height:694m / 2277ft
RHB Section:35B: The Central Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Ribble, Wharfe
Watershed:Humber Estuary, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Liverpool Bay, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg,Cm)
Grid ref:SD 83854 73383
Summit feature:rock 3m SE of trig point
Drop:306m
Col:388m  SD833821  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL2W
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1425 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
chappers20/06/2020
Family walk Anti-clockwise from Horton-in-Ribblesdalethecoopers11/06/2020
Loop from Horton in RibblesdaleCarlJones09/06/2020
Ascent of Firth Fell from Litton via Ackerley Moor. On to Birks Fell via Birks Tarn. On to Horse Head following wall line to ‘Pennine Journey’ path and descent to Halton Gill. On to Foxup via road. Ascent of Plover Hill using (Foxup Road) bridleway via Low Bergh, Far Bergh and Foxup Moor. On to Pen y Ghent following mountain wall. Descent to Dale Head and road via Pennine Way footpath. Along road to Blishmeire Close and ascent of Fountains Fell via Pennine Way. Followed wall line to summit. Return to Pennine Way and following to Darnbrook Fell. Descent via Cow Close to footpath and return to Litton.raymooremanx25/05/2020
Lucy and the kids circular route anti-clockwise from Hortonthecoopers23/03/2020
andy6318/03/2020
Start time : 14:00 Finish time: 16:40 Start: Horton-in-Ribblesdale Route: Pennine wayJBowers25/01/2020
From Horton via Helwith BridgeMountainTerrier25/01/2020
MC JC O DC IS DS. From high point on minor road to the S where there was ample parking on this day with low cloud and no view. Short ascent along the Pennine Way to join the 'main' route of ascent from Horton in Ribblesdale.Martin6629/12/2019
Met my grandad at Horton in Ribblesdale where he was looking after the overflow car park whilst the farmer went off for a cup of tea! Didn't even let us in free though. A lovely day but very windy. My daddy and grandad were so slow that I ran off ahead and beat them to the summit.Mollyb21/09/2019
Met my grandad at Horton in Ribblesdale where he was looking after the overflow car park whilst the farmer went off for a cup of tea! Didn't even let us in free though. A lovely day but very windy.I got a little tired towards the end but I did it!Williamr12/09/2019
From Horton in Ribblesdale (Horton Bridge) SD 81078 72065, then onto Plover Hill. Returned via Fox Up Moor and Hull Pot.Westdenewalker10/09/2019
Fionakirsty01/09/2019
northernphilby23/08/2019
Simon Fell / Ingleborough / Whernside / Plover Hill / Pen-y-ghentAJWSmith17/08/2019
A round trip from Horton over Pen-y-Ghent, Plover Hill, Blaydike Moss, and High Greenfield Moss. With B and R.jenx21/07/2019
sakey20/07/2019
Yorkshire 3 Peaks completed in 11:31 for Forget Me Not children's hospicethe_adam13/07/2019
hughstuart03/07/2019
Yorkshire 3 Peaks w/ Mark. 11h27m. Fucking Hot.Mbassett29/06/2019
the_adam29/06/2019
Circular walk up from Horton in Ribblesdale, down via Hull Pot. Warm, sunny conditions.Fell_wanderer19/06/2019
First visit to Pen-y-Ghent as part of the Yorkshire 3 peaks. Clear start but as soon as we left the summit we had torrential rain pretty much all day. Nice start to the day though and a fun little scramble up to the top.MysteriousSue17/06/2019
With Jill and 7 Footloose Loose members on damp windy dayGrey Hare12/06/2019
3 Peaks Challenge, clockwise, starting at H-in-R for Large Outdoors leading group of 8. 12h30mJK08/06/2019
Pen-y-Ghent & Plover Hill - anti-clockwise circuit from Hortongeoffh1228/05/2019
rossdrossd25/05/2019
davechick18/05/2019
MarkGD16/05/2019
phowson14/05/2019
hbagger14/05/2019
Horton in ribblesdale, pen y ghent, plover hill, and returnLancylass06/05/2019
NickiW06/05/2019
Nuttall walk 12.4 on a lovely day with RosieLongwojo30/04/2019
dbattyman28/04/2019
Three Peaks fell racepaulcook280927/04/2019
sglennon21/04/2019
FCL10/04/2019
SoloVin28/03/2019
From Horton up the steep sideCyclistno123/03/2019
With a group of students from school.Wheelsy23/03/2019
SeanTither20/03/2019
Post Myrtle parkrun w. Egg, Lizzie & DigbyHillNombre11/03/2019
From Horton, returned via Pen-y-Ghent cafe path.Jack Richards08/03/2019
Walked from main car park in the village following the circular route, red first. 2 dogs, a 9 year old and a 12 year old. Great weather but breezy and busy on top. Should be on every persons walking listPaganknight7303/03/2019
Straightforward route up from the cattle grid near Dale Head.NormanW24/02/2019
A fine walk up from Horton on a warm sunny!!February day.Walker Dan15/02/2019
LukaszRyszka10/02/2019
Third of the Three Peak challenge with DeborahWierdostomps29/12/2018
Hard work towards the top - but worth it. With Tim.Deborah29/12/2018