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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 1333 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
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
Yorkshire 3 Peaks completed in 11:31 for Forget Me Not children's hospicethe_adam13/07/2019
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
Pen-y-Ghent & Plover Hill - anti-clockwise circuit from Hortongeoffh1228/05/2019
Nuttall walk 12.4 on a lovely day with RosieLongwojo30/04/2019
Three Peaks fell racepaulcook280927/04/2019
From Horton up the steep sideCyclistno123/03/2019
With a group of students from school.Wheelsy23/03/2019
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
Third of the Three Peak challenge with DeborahWierdostomps29/12/2018
Hard work towards the top - but worth it. With Tim.Deborah29/12/2018
Pen Y Ghent and Whernside using Yorkshire three peaks route. Wet and Windyhemerson0910/11/2018
Debs & Talisker from HortonMountain Goat08/11/2018
From the cattle grid at SD 84286 71467. Early mist replaced by cloud on the top. Lots of folk, including a young rugby league team, complete with ball...Peter_W_Mitchell 20/10/2018
Yorkshire three peaks, early morning mist on the topGary Heath29/09/2018
Y3P with Dez/Karl and LukeNottsOutdoorLad22/09/2018
Great walk today, started from Horton in Ribblesdale and after the main top, went over the north ridge and on to Plover Hill. Then descended from there along the track to Hull Pot which was dry today, then back to HortonWayne Mac01/09/2018
Y3Pcbarbrook01/09/2018
Good climb from Horton with Dad. Good weather although cold on top. Always bring a hat.shriver25/08/2018
With Eoin West & Tiarnan West. Time for ascent 1hr 45 mins from Horton in Ribblesdale via 3 peaks route. Summit at 14:00.Pete West21/08/2018
Part of failed Yorkshire peak attempt with Nathan.axoree19/08/2018
Leading a group on the Y3P.Wheelsy18/08/2018
Y3P Trainingcbarbrook11/08/2018
Lexi nearly got took by an owl.gavopeo15/07/2018
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge!Smog29/06/2018
Pen - y - ghent > Whitber Hill > Whernside > Ingleborough from GR: SD 80663 72695ronaldo33324/06/2018
From Horton-in-ribblesdalePaulGibbons23/06/2018
Pen-y-ghent from GR: SD 81125 72007ronaldo33316/06/2018
Pen-y-ghent from GR: SD 81125 72007Hippster16/06/2018
Pen-y-Ghent fell racepaulcook280902/06/2018
PW on LEJOGKatbus 2716/05/2018
Leading a group on the Y3P.Wheelsy12/05/2018
Y3p with CharlieNottsOutdoorLad12/05/2018
2nd time on the 3 peaks also added in park fell and simon fellThe-Z-Man04/05/2018
Three Peaks Racepaulcook280928/04/2018
From Halton Ghyll and then from Foxup via the bridleway and then steep ascent up to Plover Hill, along the wall to the top and then down the Pennine Way to the road back to Halton Ghyll but followed the hillside path most of the way. 5 hoursreaper07/04/2018
Me n Chris.gavopeo10/02/2018
Horton-in-Ribblesdale - Brackenbottom Scar - Pen-y-ghent - Horton Scar - Horton-in-RibblesdaleMountainTerrier06/01/2018
With Beth, lots of snow, proper scramble at the top. Really enjoyable as a circular walk rather than rushing up as part of the Y3P.designrob09/12/2017
Pennine Way route from Horton-in-Ribblesdalepaulcook280918/11/2017
Pennine way, challenging conditions, no views.Taz3828/10/2017
Leading a group on the Y3P.Wheelsy07/10/2017
Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge start/finish at Horton-in-Ribblesdale. 10:15muzza223/09/2017