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Howgills and Limestone Trail

119 km / 74 miles
The Howgills and Limestone Trail is a long-distance walk of 74 miles from Kirkby Stephen to Settle. It is a celebration of Alfred Wainwright's two books; Walks on the Howgills and Walks in Limestone Country. It is a seven-day walk which climbs to the summit of The Calf on the Howgill Fells as well as two of the Three Peaks; Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent.

The walk was devised by David and Heather Pitt and follows their re-creation of Wainwright's Pennine Journey walk, now published as a guidebook.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Very Challenging
Moorland
National Park
Open Date: 2013

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Howgills and Limestone Trail : a new walk in the footsteps of Alfred Wainwright  (Sigma Press  - 2017 )

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OS Landranger 91, 97, 98
OS Landranger Active 91, 97, 98
OS Explorer 2, 19, 41
OS Explorer Active 2, 19, 41

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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Wandering Aengus Treks)
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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Brigantes Accommodation & Baggage Courier Service)

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Route Profile:

118.3 km (73.5 miles)
3,972 m (13,031 ft) ascent
679 m (2,228 ft)  maximum height

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