Walk #38: Hawes to Keld
Map of the walk
Maps courtesy of Google Maps. Route for indicative purposes only, and may have been plotted after the walk. Please let me have comments on what you think of this new format. For a detailed table of timings for this walk, please see the table file.
This was a very nice days walk. I could do with more days like this. I walked on my own and I slightly missed Sam's company, but nonetheless a nice day. The going on the rocks around Kisdon Hill between Thwaite and Keld was hard and slippery after the rain.
I am feeling much more confident about finishing the walk now. Tomorrow's walk to Baldersdale should no be too hard at about 15 miles, and the only day I am particularly concerned about is the one between Dufton and Garrigill which promises to be a hard one.
I am not going to bother giving any directions for any of the stages of the Pennine Way; there are many route descriptions produced that will better anything that I could produce. The main guides I used were the OS National Trail Guides, which come complete with strip maps of the route. Click on one of the links below to go to the Amazon page for each guide.
This makes a total distance of 12.9 miles, with 2481 feet of ascent and 2221 feet of descent.
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And finally, enjoy your walking!
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