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The Central Pennines Area   Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells Subarea
Place count in area: 74,  
Highest place: Whernside, 736m
Maximum height for area: 736 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 427 metres,

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Pen-y-ghent Mountain , in British over 600m, British Marilyn Lists

Height: 694m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 98 Grid Reference: SD83854 73382
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: rhw, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, oakesave, skyehigh, IainT, aifric_n04, Fergalh, peter1, PeakPaul, hivisibility, srr45, MichaelE, chalky, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -2.248739, Latitude: 54.15601 , Easting: 383854, Northing: 473382 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 2.1km ,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Pnyghn, 10 char: Penyghent
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Pen-y-ghent  in area The Central Pennines, Ireland
Picture: Me and trig pillar
 
Another wonderful Yorkshire Hill
by Fergalh  15 Mar 2021
Park to south east beside cattle Grid and follow track west to a landmark called Churn Milk Hole. At this point the track heads north and the straightforward climb with a minor scramble begins. Eventually you reach the summit marked with a trig pillar. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B2783/comment/22610/
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Picture: Steep section of hill
Steep section of hill
by Fergalh  15 Mar 2021
This track to the summit forms part of the Pennine way and there is a very steep section just before the summit. It can be seen to the right of the wall in this photograph. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/b2783/comment/22611/
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Unusual name
by Fergalh  15 Mar 2021
The highest mountain of the famous Yorkshire three peaks (Whernside & Ingleborough are the other two peaks) has a name derived from the extinct Cambriac language. It is said that this language which is very similar to Welsh and was spoken in the Cumbrian area was the native language of Britain before the Angle and Saxons arrived. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/b2783/comment/22612/
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