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Whernside & Dentdale from Dent
Introduction to Walk 1052

Photo from the walk - Whernside & Dentdale from Dent

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Three Peaks Country

County/Area - Cumbria & North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 1975 feet / 598 metres

Time - 8 hours 0 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A Yorkshire Dales walk ascending Whernside from the village of Dent.This interesting approach to Whernside, one of Yorkshire's Big Three, includes varied terrain and does require some route finding ability. The village of Dent is a 'must see' in the area. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

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Whernside & Scales Moor from Ribblehead
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Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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