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Name:Pinhaw Beacon
Hill number:5324
Height:388m / 1273ft
Parent (Ma):2816  Boulsworth Hill - Lad Law
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Aire
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,3,Cm)
Grid ref:SD 94432 47204
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:122m
Col:266m  SD949422  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 103
(1:25k) OL21N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 182 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Large parking area 100m N. of cattle grid at 939472 - A short stroll along the Pennine Way to the trig point summit. (S)gerrybowes05/10/2019
Parking by cattle grid to west, then up Pennine WayCreakingHiker21/08/2019
6 of 8 on 31.4 mile bike ride including marsden height, Waltonís monument, law hill, sheep hill, hawshaw hill, pinhaw beacon, nutter Cole hill, and colne edge. 14 miles to go back and now I get a flat tire 🤪The-Z-Man26/03/2019
Approach from W. Good views.ger15/02/2019
From parking mear cattle grid to west. Lovely walk in sunshine with great views.mart079711/02/2019
From layby parking due W.jonglew10/01/2019
Solo. Parked in one of the lay-bys on Clogger Lane.ADT31/08/2018
PW on LEJOGKatbus 2715/05/2018
Pinhaw Beacon from GR: SD 93921 47166ronaldo33314/01/2018
Parked by grid on cold snowy day. With Jenx and Bryher, up Pennine Way to trigged top. Great views, Bryher enjoyed the snow covered heather.nordicstar09/12/2017
Nice and wintry. A good scamper in the snow!jenx09/12/2017
From Thornton-in-Craven along PW.Chris Peart19/10/2017
On Pennine Waynickywood124/09/2017
5th hill of 6 on a route from Colne to Cononley climbing Colne Edge, Law Hill, Sheep Hill and Hawshaw Hill, descending on Fp North on wet fields (and avoiding cattle) to Lothersdale heading NW on Winter Gap lane then very briefly on White Hill lane before taking fp signed Pinhaw Beacon, crossing pasture. Once on the open access land i followed a track over to the Trig complete with Green plastic snake poking its head out of the aperture at the base. I took the Pennine Way SE then continued to Tow top farm and a linking fp to Babyhouse lane.. Continuing onto Gib Sdide.Dazingdale22/07/2017
3/4 Two in snow and Two without (Fountains Fell/Fountains Fell South Top/Pinshaw Beacon/Little Wolf Stones)Fergalh29/01/2017
The Spine Challenger 2017Yanndroid17/01/2017
With K, R slept in car. Quick one, didn't break a sweat. Excellent panorama.Ashley14/08/2016
It is only a short walk from the car park but weather went from sunny to horizontal hail with thunder and lightning in a couple of minutes. Zero delay between flash and roar led me to hunker down in a small pit until the storm passed over I hope the shorts and singlet wearing runner made it back home safely.M3WDD27/03/2016
Taking a drenching up here with the bike, before, at length, finally getting some respite down at Earby YHAAlex C26/03/2016
Spine Racedc9609/01/2016
Walking the Pennine Way from Ponden Reservoir to Thornton in Craven.Erika23/05/2015
Ascent with Julian Brooksbank and Darren Royle on leg of Pennine Way from Ickornshaw to Malham.pwhitaker_196613/05/2015
parked tempest arms and the road via elsack to pinhaw beacon steep climb but stunning viewsBertha484831/01/2015
Spine RaceJim T11/01/2015
Lovely peak, great views.DannyboyXL01/01/2015
From where PW crosses road to S of Earby. I am told I did it when I walked the PW in 1077 but didn't remember. Fine views to N. Windy. 4th of 4Thearlaichdubh26/10/2014
Hump summit rushed anticlockwise circuit from Cowling Village to SE, including switft Pennine way visit and jog back to car, while Trig Pillocksson watched the extra time in the cup final in the pub there. Took me half a hour in total and got back just as match finished, and Arsenal had scored a winner in extra timevegibagger17/05/2014
a quick wall up from the cattle gridbardolph27/02/2014
On Pennine way on way to Thornton in CravenPeteF22/02/2014
With Jo, short walk from Elsack Moor cp onto Pinhaw Beacon and visiting Robert Wilsonís Grave. Weather; high cloud, cold wind, good visibility though Pendle Hill was covered by cloud.amblerbob04/02/2014
En passant.summitsup26/01/2014
Short out and back walk from car park near road junction to the West of the summit.PaulH21/01/2014
PWNick Caunt11/09/2013
Came up from the nearby roadside car park then continued on to Robert Wilson\'s grave. Then onward to Ransable hill and frozen well before dropping down to Elslack resi.hillhiker09/12/2012
walked up through snow from roadcatman07/12/2012
With Catman.oscarrosie07/12/2012
with Tony Pennine Way Day 4Stuart Hyde20/10/2012
with CP on Penine Way.garth8728/08/2012
Walk up Pennine Way to top from road.tim74719/04/2012
Visited with my wife and brother-in-law.countrymatters 01/11/2011
Murky walk up Pennine Way to topsimon and co08/10/2011
Easy parking on bend to W.destaylor15/07/2011
on P WayIanHHill16/04/2011
from Ickornsaw on Pennine Way, dry, overdast, cold winds on topjoseph mitchell13/04/2011
You will walk over here on The Pennine Way.Curly & Shirley09/01/2011
CP near PW. Followed PW to the trig.chrisbien31/10/2010
PENNINE WAY DAY05SteveSmith28/09/2010
While doing a section of the Pennine Way with John Bastablesignyred16/07/2009
On Pennine Wayemily29/03/2009
climbed from thornton-in-craven along the pennine way while walking the skipton double triggerrobert28/02/2009