Goyt Valley Challenge

Sun 9th Oct 2016

Walk Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Northern England / Peak District
Local Group
South Manchester
Distance / Time Limit
24.5 or 13.3ml. in 11hr
Start Time
Start: walkers 08.00, runners 08.30 (all to finish by 19.00)
Route
From Burbage Institute, Buxton. Free parking available off Bishops Lane SK043731.

The routes are attractive but challenging through the western Peak District including Solomon's Temple, Axe Edge, Goyt Valley, Shining Tor, Lamaload Reservoir, Kettleshulme, Taxal Moor and Fernilee on the long course. The route is mostly on FPs and tracks and includes some moorland sections with a total ascent of 4,000ft. The short course also goes via Solomon's Temple and Axe Edge to the Goyt Valley (Errwood Hall) and returns from Fernilee Dam to Buxton (2000 feet ascent)

General Notes
Entries by email to gvc-entries@outlook.com. Full information and entry forms will be available from March 1st on South Manchester LDWA website. Closing date 3rd Oct 2016. Electronic payment preferred. Cheques also accepted with postal entries. Entrants must carry/wear full waterproof, compass, map and a mug. Dogs allowed on short lead. Entries limited to 250. If you can volunteer to help with this event please email the organiser
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Cost
Entry: LDWA & Scouts/Guides 9.50, others 12. No entry OTD. Entry fee are non-refundable incl full route description using easy to follow Wainwright-type maps, refreshments at Cps (one indoor Cp) and a simple hot meal at finish. Cert will be presented to all finishers
Cheques Payable To
South Manchester LDWA


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