Thursday 1st December 2011

 

Start Point : Horton in Ribblesdale (SD 808 726)

Distance : 7.2 miles Height Ascended : 550 metres

 

Route Map

 

St Oswald's Church, Horton in Ribblesdale with Penyghent behind.

 

Penyghent from the main Brackenbottom path..........

 

...........and from the old limekiln.

 

Getting closer.........

 

The southern aspect and the beginning of the pitched path on the steepest section.

 

The summit.

 

Ingleborough catches a passing shower.

 

Whernside beyond the rainbow.

 

Penyghent Side catches the light.

 

Ingleborough and Whernside over Horton Moor.

 

Sunshine and rain-cloud shadows.

 

Limestone pinnacle on Penyghent Side.

 

Looking back to Penyghent Side.

 

Hull Pot.

 

Hull Pot Beck disappears above Hull Pot..........

 

..and re-emerges a short distance later near the base of Hull Pot.

 

In times of spate the beck will overflow and fall into the chasm below....................not today though.

 

Another look into Hull Pot.

 

Penyghent over Hunt Pot.

 

Hunt Pot.

 

The stream that cascades into Hunt Pot.