Tag Archives: Ingleborough

#272 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 3)

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) My first trip out recording the Y3P Challenge walk (see post #271) had been a bit, err …. damp!   Gore-Tex jacket and salopettes were dried within a … Continue reading

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#271 – Diary of a project (Part 2) – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) There’s a saying in the military, known as the 7 P’s – “Prior Planning and Preparation Prevents P*ss Poor Performance”. I soon realised that if I was … Continue reading

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#270 – Diary of a project (Part 1) – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Back in 2009, I was looking for a new project.  A couple of years earlier I had started writing hiking routes for WalkingWorld and had a great … Continue reading

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#177 – Y3P – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

In July 1887, two teachers from Giggleswick School near Settle decided to have a stroll over Ingleborough (724 metres/2375ft). When they got there, Whernside (728 metres/2388ft) must have looked inviting in the distance, so they carried on. At Whernside they … Continue reading

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#133 – Rising to the challenge – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge walk

 As challenge walks go, the circuit of the Yorkshire Three Peaks is challenging!  As the name suggests there are three peaks on the route – Pen y Ghent (691 metres), Whernside (728 metres) and Ingleborough 723 metres).  Not big hills … Continue reading

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#33 – Ingleborough from Clapham

It’s not often that the weatherman predicts a two-day heat wave for the UK.  At 22° Celsius, it was shaping up to be our hottest day of the year so far, but not everywhere, though.  The Lake District was forecast … Continue reading

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#27 – At last! The real Whernside!! – (Whernside and Ingleborough – two out of the Yorkshire Three Peaks)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks (Y3P) are like old friends.  I’ve known them for years, since I started hill walking, in fact.  Like old friends, sometimes a few years will go by without any contact, then you meet up again and … Continue reading

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