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Saddleworth Five Trig Points Walk

Gtr Manchester

32 km / 20 miles
A tough high level circuit over open moorland and across peat groughs, with parts of the Walk being coincident with the Pennine Way National Trail and other routes in this area. As its name suggests, the route links five trig points on the Saddleworth Moors, namely Alphin Pike, Featherbed Moss, Black Hill, West Nab and Broadstone Hill. Navigational skills recommended.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
Start and Finish: SE002040 - Greenfield, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Looseleaf Saddleworth Five Trig Points Walk Route Desc  (Carole E. Engel  - September 2007 )
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Saddleworth Five Trig Points Walk  (Carole E. Engel )
Route Description - PDF Saddleworth Five Trig Points Walk  (Carole E. Engel ) Download File


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OS Explorer 1, 288
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Route Profile:

29.2 km (18.1 miles)
969 m (3,179 ft) ascent
580 m (1,903 ft)  maximum height

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