Monday, 24 September 2012

Good to get out again

Saturday 22nd Sept 2012
                                   We've just arrived back from Spain having enjoyed 10 days of gloriously hot sunny weather. After an early frost, today's clear cool sunny weather was too good to miss so it was off  to Ribblehead for a climb up Whernside the highest of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

                                    Turnstone along the beach

             Also the Sanderling.... two birds that I was surprised to see

Back to our walk
   The Ribblehead Viaduct ....on the Settle-Carlisle Line

            Ingleborough one of several hills viewed from this scenic line
Blea Moor tunnel (2629 yds) The railway line travels under Blea Moor and emerges in Dentdale

                          Pen-y-ghent (distant left) and Ingleborough

                                       Greensett Moss

                                     Nearing the summit (2419 ft)

View from Whernside's ridge into beautiful Dentdale with the Howgills in the mid-distance

                                       Ribblehead Viaduct

 Two views of Ingleborough....   wide-angle and semi telephoto

                                               The walk off

                                And finally Ribblehead Viaduct


  1. I am overwhelmed by the beauty you share from your hikes... there is certainly something special about your corner of the world!! Larry

  2. Hi Dave Nice to see the old sites again. Looks like you picked a cracking day. Just googled the Ribblehead Viaduct built by "John Sydney Crossley (any relation?) 400m long and 32m high and took 4 years to build. Health and Safety not that great a 100 people died during construction." Keep on blogging. Dave B

  3. Fantastic to see the photo's of your trips Dave. Beautiful vieuws.
    Have a nice sunday.