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Carpet Baggers 50

Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire

80 km / 50 miles
This pan-handle shaped route passes through Bewdley, along the Severn Valley, through Seckley Wood, part of the Wyre Forest, then Arley, and after crossing the Severn, Alverley, Claverley, Seisdon and Trysul, to reach Abbot's Hill and along the Staffordshire Way. A climb over Kinver Edge is followed by a return to the Severn along the opposite (east) bank. Profits go to a local gym club charity that caters for disabled youngsters, the venue from which the route starts.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Average Gradients
Start and Finish: SO815736 - Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Carpet Baggers 50  (Eric Perks  - December 07 ) Download File
Looseleaf Carpet Baggers 50 route description  (Eric Perks )
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Carpet Baggers 50  (Eric Perks )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 138, 139
OS Landranger Active 138, 139
OS Explorer 218, 219
OS Explorer Active 218, 219

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Route Profile:

79.3 km (49.3 miles)
1,265 m (4,150 ft) ascent
186 m (610 ft)  maximum height

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