Great Mountain Days in the Pennines: Cicerone Press [NOOK Book]

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An inspirational guide to 50 memorable expeditions across the Pennines. A wide range of routes have been selected to help walkers explore all aspects of this beautiful upland area. The walks are all graded, from moderate to strenuous, and are between 6 and 13 miles long, with plenty of options for both first-time and more experienced walkers. The ancient landscape of the Pennines offers walkers a great sense of leg-swinging freedom. Ranging between the North Pennines, Howgills, Yorkshire Dales, South Pennines and...
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Great Mountain Days in the Pennines: Cicerone Press

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Overview

An inspirational guide to 50 memorable expeditions across the Pennines. A wide range of routes have been selected to help walkers explore all aspects of this beautiful upland area. The walks are all graded, from moderate to strenuous, and are between 6 and 13 miles long, with plenty of options for both first-time and more experienced walkers. The ancient landscape of the Pennines offers walkers a great sense of leg-swinging freedom. Ranging between the North Pennines, Howgills, Yorkshire Dales, South Pennines and Dark Peak, this guide offers the best of the mass of fell and moor that makes up the backbone of England. Routes include Cross Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Ingleborough, Whernside, Pen-y-Ghent, Pendle Hill, Kinder Downfall and a traverse of Ilkley Moor and many are suitable for fell running. All routes are illustrated with 1:40,000 OS mapping and plenty of colour photography.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849658911
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 3/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 39 MB
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Meet the Author

Lancashire-based writer and photographer Terry Marsh specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 70 books, including the award-winning Cicerone guides to the Northern Coast to Coast Walk (first published in 1994) and the Shropshire Way (1999), as well as guidebooks to the Isle of Skye, the Isle of Mull, the West Pennine Moors, the Forest of Bowland, the Pennine Way, the Severn Way and the West Highland Way. More recently he has written and illustrated Great Mountain Days in Snowdonia.

Terry has a particular interest in Cumbria and the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, Lancashire, the Peak District, the Hebrides (especially Skye and Mull), and the Isle of Man. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Lake District Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot), and a Member of the Society of Authors, the NUJ, and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

About this guide

Weather to walk?

Before you start

THE WALKS

North Pennines

1 Thack Moor and Black Fell

2 Melmerby Fell and Fiend's Fell

3 Cross Fell

4 High Cup Nick and Backstone Edge

5 Cauldron Snout and Widdybank Fell

6 High Force and Cronkley Fell

7 Harter Fell and Grassholme

8 Bowes Moor

North West Dales - Eden Valley and The Howgills

9 Hartley Fell and Nine Standards Rigg

10 Lunds Fell, Hugh Seat and High Seat

11 Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell

12 Green Bell

13 The Fairmile Circuit

14 Cautley Spout and The Calf

15 The Calf from Sedbergh

Yorkshire Dales

16 Great Shunner Fell and Lovely Seat

17 Upper Swaledale and Rogan's Seat

18 Dodd Fell Hill and Drumaldrace

19 Gragareth and Great Coum

20 Whernside

21 Ingleborough

22 Giggleswick Scar

23 Nappa Cross, Rye Loaf Hill and Victoria Cave

24 Pen-y-Ghent and Plover Hill

25 Fountains Fell

26 Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar and Malham Cove

27 Buckden Pike

28 Great Whernside

29 Cracoe Fell and Thorpe Fell

30 Elslack Moor and Pinhaw Beacon

31 Rombalds Moor and Ilkley Moor

South Pennines

32 Pendle Hill

33 Boulsworth Hill

34 Delf Hill and Stanbury Moor

35 Wadsworth Moor

36 Worsthorne Moor and Black Hameldon

37 Thieveley Pike and Cliviger Gorge

38 Bride Stones Moor

39 Luddenden Dean and Midgeley Moor

40 Stoodley Pike

41 Langfield Common

42 Blackstone Edge

43 Rooley Moor and Cowpe Lowe

44 White Hill and Piethorne Clough

Dark Peak

45 Saddleworth Edges

46 Lord's Seat and Mam Tor

47 Kinder Downfall

48 Rowlee Pasture and Alport Castles

49 Back Tor and Derwent Edge

50 Stanage Edge



Appendix 1 Concise walk reference and personal log

Appendix 2 Bibliography

Index
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