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Three Peaks Walk (Yorkshire)

39 km / 24 miles

N Yorks
The classic challenge walk, taking in the peaks of Pen-y-ghent (2,278ft), Whernside (2,416ft) and Ingleborough (2,376ft) above Ribblesdale and involving over 5,000ft of ascent. Ribblesdale bisects the route, with the River Ribble and the Settle-Carlisle railway, with its scenic viaducts, running through it and Horton-in-Ribblesdale, the walk's traditional start point. A popular route, it has suffered from path erosion.

The Three Peaks of Yorkshire Club, based at the Pen-y-ghent Café, operates a limited clocking-in safety service - advance notice required particularly for groups. Full details of it and the Club on application (01729 860333). Completers may be invited to join the Club. The Ribskip Challenge offers another nearby option and the Centurion Walk (Yorkshire) a much longer tour of the areas major peaks.


Details:

Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Attributes
Anytime Challenges; Moorland
Start and Finish
SD808725 - Horton in Ribblesdale, N Yorks
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Yorkshire Three Peaks Walk (Challenge Publications - 2008)
Paperback
Paperback
Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge (Discovery Walking Guides Ltd - 2010)
Paperback
Dales Rail Trails (Skyware - 2012)
Leaflet
Leaflet
Three Peaks: Footpath Map & Guide (Pen-y-ghent Cafe - 1993)
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GPS Exchange Format Route File
Three Peaks Walk (Yorkshire) GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 14/06/2016 09:49:22 - Main track diverted from Pen-y-Ghent via Whitber Hill
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Three Peaks Walk (Yorkshire) Memory Map Route File
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Three Peaks Walk (Yorkshire) Tracklogs Route File
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Route Profile:

38.2 Km (23.7 miles)
1,499 m (4,918 ft) ascent
727 m (2,385 ft)  maximum height