Author Topic: Pennine Way alternatives  (Read 4575 times)

AFANASIEW

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Re: Pennine Way alternatives
« Reply #15 on: 12:35:25, 08/02/18 »
Walked this in August 2015, after these posts, having failed in 1978 when I was washed miserably off Cross Fell. It was certainly tougher in the '70's, but is most certainly still a challenge. I'll do it again as part of LEJOG in 2019, all being well, but I may look for detours round the boggy bits - e.g. the South Tyne Trail instead of Blenkinsopp Common.
Anyone found a better route to Scotland?
It's simple - one foot in front of the other.

gunwharfman

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Re: Pennine Way alternatives
« Reply #16 on: 12:46:00, 08/02/18 »
I walked the Pennine Journey route last year, it starts in Settle and you have a choice, either get to Scotland by going up east route to Greenhead, or to take the west route and get to Hexham. Its all marked clearly on the OS maps