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Pennine Way Bowes Alternative


8 km / 5 miles
A route across Clotherstone Moor to Baldersdale from the Slightholme Beck, missing out Bowes


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Acorn
Attributes: Challenging
Start: NY961114 - Slightholme Beck, Stainmore Forest, Northumberland View on StreetMap
Finish: NY933181 - Blackton Reservoir, Baldersdale, Northumberland View on StreetMap


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 91, 92
OS Landranger Active 91, 92
OS Explorer 30, 31
OS Explorer Active 30, 31

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Route Profile:

7.7 km (4.8 miles)
167 m (548 ft) ascent
418 m (1,371 ft)  maximum height

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