Public Transport based walk with Sarah Peppiatt.
Another long walk, intended mainly as a training walk for those thinking about the Mid Summer Challenge, but open to anyone up for the distance!
Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport
We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.
08:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 08:45. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Either return to Hathersage (£10.20) or a Wayfarer ticket (£10) - buy in advance not on the train
08:45: Train departs for the walk start at Hathersage Station.
09:42: Walk starts at Hathersage Station.
Return from Bamford Station. xx:36
Waypoints: Hathersage; Stanage Pole; Redmires Reservoir; Hallam Moors; Crawshaw Lodge; Dale Dike Reservoir;; Back Tor; Fairholmes; Lockerbrook; Haggwater Bridge; Hope Cross; Win Hill; Parkin Clough; Bamford
This is a long walk with a lot of ascent, including the climb up to Hope Cross and Win Hill towards the end of the day so please be sure you are capable of completing the entire walk at a good pace.
There are no reasonable bail out points during this walk.
If you're driving, park near Bamford and catch the 09:39 to Hathersage, or park at Hathersage and catch the train back there at the end of the walk (xx:37)
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