A walk from Ribbleshead to the summit of Whernside. This is our first climb of Whernside, making our three peaks total now two. For more info on the three peaks follow this link.
The start of our walk - Ribbleshead viaduct.
Right on cue a train appears!
A detailed view of the arches showing the brickwork.
Our path followed the railway track to Blea Moor.
Another train passes.
The remote signal box at Blea Moor
The aquaduct which crosses the railway line.
The start of the long tunnel to Dent Head.
Force Gill waterfall
Looking back to Ribbleshead
The view across to Pen-y-Gent one of the other three peaks of Yorkshire
The summit ridge
A footpath across the boggy parts. The path was made from old millstone flags.
A glimpse down into Dent Dale
Looking down from the summit of Whernside. A steam train passing.
The trig point which was now in cloud! Whernside bagged! The highest of the three peaks at 736m.
A break in the cloud showing Ingleborough.
The path back down.