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First of three pen y ghent is a lovely mountain. A simple ascent across the fellside until the path meets a wall at a col. The path steepens and turns into a rocky staircase for the final ascent, this section can be very busy. The...More
This peak leads you gently into the 3 peaks challenge, and it really is a challenge in itself.By the time you reach the summit you know you've been walking.There are gentle sections up wide stone paths ,then the sections steepen considerably.The path is very obvious,...More
Parked in £2 per day car park just down from the Cafe.
Hike was tough but enjoyable with fantastic views. The climb starts after 1/2 mile and for the most part it’s walkable with only a bit of scrambling.
It’s just under 5miles to the...More
From a distance the lump looks formidable, but you tell yourself that it’s worse than it looks. Then you start to study the route and it looks like you go right up the edge of the hill rather than spiral round like you do on...More
Always opt to do Pen-Y-Ghent first as consider it the most difficult climb to be honest and doing it fresh helps, some stunning views from the top where you can see your further challenges if you are doing the next two peaks. Quite steep towards...More
Nothing beats a quick climb up and down Pen-y-Ghent on a perfect day. The round trip only takes around 4 hours which allows plenty of time to take in the views and appreciate the perfect surrounds. Plenty of parking in Horton-in-Ribblesdsle and a great selection...More
We are steep climb averse so intended to climb Pen Y Ghent via the circular route in a clockwise direction. However we popped into the little tourist office in Horton and the helpful lady behind the counter recommended we went the opposite way round. We...More
Took us 3 hours to get there but was worth the drive.we parked in a pub car park,the golden lion it had an honesty box £2 all day.weve done a few walks including Ben Nevis and thought this was quite tough,it was a really hot...More
I would agree, it is fine as I have seen kids go up there but if it gets windy then I would head back down as the scrabble near the top is on a corner and can be a bit hairy. Definitely worth going though. I will be taking... More
I would agree, it is fine as I have seen kids go up there but if it gets windy then I would head back down as the scrabble near the top is on a corner and can be a bit hairy. Definitely worth going though. I will be taking the new doggie up there in April.