|Walk:||Brackenbottom, Pen-y-Ghent, Horton Moor, Black Dubb Moss, Middle Pasture, Ribble Way, Pennine Way, Horton-in-Ribblesdale|
|Start Point:||Horton Bridge lay-by||Grid Reference:||SD 810 720|
|Distance:||9.3 miles||Ascent:||2,630 feet|
|Weather:||Weather improved from dull in the morning to sunny in the afternoon with only a very brief shower|
|Comments:||The scramble up the side of Pen-y-Ghent was made difficult by the strong wind. After leaving the summit the route headed across marshy ground where the path was indistinct in places. Reaching the Ribble Way the grassy path beside limestone outcrop was a delight but the stony Pennine Way was rather tedious.|
Ingleborough from Brackenbottom . . .
and looking up to Pen-y-Ghent
The summit trig point . . .
where Sheila . . .
Marie . . .
and I pose for the camera
Ingleborough from Pen-y-Ghent
Sheltered from the wind for our 'first lunch'
Crossing Hull Pot Beck - but where are the stepping stones?
'Second lunch' finished and time to move on . . .
and another beck to cross
We cross the Pennine Way . . .
from where we can see the Ribblehead viaduct . . .
and reach the limestone outcrop at Middle Pasture to join The Ribble Way
Time to take a layer off
Sell Gill . . .
but this is as close as I'm going to get to the hole!
Walking through Horton-in-Ribblesdale . . .
we wonder what breed . . .
these sheep are?