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Spanners Round

Gtr Manchester, Lancashire

32 km / 20 miles
A circuit across open moorland and along riverside and farmland paths, linking three reservoirs of the old Bolton Water Authority with three reservoirs of the former Irwell Valley Water Board (now all controlled by North West Water). Originally developed by Derek Magnall but now looked after by East Lancs LDWA.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SD736139 - Jumbles Reservoir, Gtr Manchester 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:
OS Landranger 103, 109
OS Landranger Active 103, 109
OS Explorer 277, 287
OS Explorer Active 277, 287

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Route Profile:

30.1 km (18.7 miles)
873 m (2,864 ft) ascent
379 m (1,243 ft)  maximum height

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