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Ascent of Pen-y-ghent on 2017-06-24

Climber: Mark Hyland

Date:Saturday, June 24, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pen-y-ghent
    Location:UK-England
    Elevation:2277 ft / 694 m

Ascent Trip Report

Peak 1 of 3
Yorkshire 3 peak challenge anti clockwise Pen-y-ghent to Whernside to Ingleborough.
Camping at Holme Farm in Horton in Ribblesdale. Two nights camping. Friday before and Saturday after.

On Saturday 24th at around 4am I saw Sunrise of Pen-y-ghent.

Started from Holme Farm just after 6aM. Looking up we could see that the cloud base was just below the summit of Pen-y-ghent. There were queues at scramble section going up. The summit was crowded and in the clouds.
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Pen-y-ghent View from Holme Farm, Horton-in-ribblesdale (2017-06-24). Photo by Mark Hyland.
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Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Windy, White-out
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mark Hyland
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