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Greater Manchester and High Peak Area
Walks

Bamford (not Hope!) to Edale

Sunday 9 December 2018

Sunday Walk

Grade: Moderate

Mileage: 10 miles

Ascent: Two short climbs of approximately 60 m each between Castleton and Hollins Cross.

Leader: Roger Bolsover

Public Transport: 9.31 train Piccadilly.

Suggested Ticket: Day Return to Bamford.

Meeting Point(s): At the entrance of the platform of the departing 9.31 train at Piccadilly Station, and at Bamford Station. The walks starts from Bamford Station at 10.26 am, straight after the arrival of the train.

Route: Bamford Station - Shatton - Brough - Hope - Castleton - Treak Cliff Cavern - Hollins Cross (1,320ft) - Edale Station. Expected time back in Edale, no later than 4.00 pm.

Area Wednesday Longer Walk on 2nd January

This walk, which was previously unconfirmed, will be from Entwistle to Bromley Cross and led by Lesley Kenworthy.

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