Pen-y-ghent is a 2,277 ft / 694 m mountain peak near Silsden, England, United Kingdom. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 188th highest mountain in England and the 1703rd highest mountain in the United Kingdom. The nearest peaks are Plover Hill, Fountains Fell, Fountains Fell South Top, Blaydike Moss, Darnbrook Fell, and High Green Field Knott. Pen-y-ghent belongs to the English Marilyns peak list. See the Pen-y-ghent map, 3D fly around, and the Pen-y-ghent photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Pen-y-ghent SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by davidlong

6 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jun 4, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Routes Used trails & approaches

40% From Horton in Ribblesdale, across the moorland, then up the sharp SW ridge

40% Ne along the summit, the dropped down steeply W to Hull Pot and then SW to Horton, along part of the Pennine Way

10% Same route down

10% followed the pennine way route from Dale head farm


SNAPSHOTedit info


2,277 ft / 694 m


1,003 ft / 306 m

Height Rank Range

Central Pennines


England, United Kingdom

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Summited by

  • davidlong
  • isabellehatfield
  • mickC
  • magicdave
  • peaked2soon

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