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Halifax to Littleborough

Gtr Manchester, W Yorkshire

27 km / 17 miles
The route soon leaves the urban paths of Halifax and climbs to Albert Promenade with good views back to Halifax and its Wainhouse Tower. On Norland Moor the Calderdale Way is joined as far as Ripponden where the River Ryburn is followed to Ryburn Reservoir. Another climb follows to the trig point on Dog Hill from where moorland paths and rough ground lead to Green Withens Reservoir. The Pennine Way is picked up for a short stretch over Blackstone Edge to the Aiggin Stone from where the route makes the final descent into Littleborough.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SE097250 - Train Station, Halifax, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SD938163 - Train Station, Littleborough, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap

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E-Book Walk From Halifax to Littleborough  (Amazon Media Group  - 2018 )


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Route Profile:

27.8 km (17.3 miles)
843 m (2,766 ft) ascent
467 m (1,532 ft)  maximum height

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