South Pennine 24 - Description

South Pennine LDWA

The South Pennine 24 is next being run on Saturday 29 February 2020.

An entry form can be found on the SP 24 2020 page - click here.

A .gpx file for the route is available by - clicking here.

The South Pennine 24 is hosted by the South Pennine Long Distance Walking Association(LDWA).  The 24 mile route is a fantastic foray into the Dark Peak and the South Pennine Moors.  A variety of terrain will be encountered from wild moorland to well graded footpaths and bridleways.  Hopefully you will enjoy the stunning views the area has to offer. The event is open to all walkers and runners who are competent and suitably equipped at taking part in long distance events during the Winter months.  A entry form can be down loaded from the LDWA web site or alternatively a form can be sent electronically if the organisers are contacted. Full route description will be sent out on receipt of entry.

The event headquarters and start will be Dovestone Sailing club, Greenfield.  Start time 08:00 with registration from 07:00.  The event will be fully supported and food and drink will be available at the event HQ, all check points and a hot meal will be provided at the end. The entry fee is £10 LDWA members and £16 non members. This will include a certificate for all finishers.

 

Looking out over Dovestones Reservoir

 

Above Dovestones Reservoir

 

Looking towards Alphin (on the left)

 

Alderman's Hill in the distance

 

Looking in the direction of Stable Stones Brow (on the left)

 

Looking back towards Dovestones Reservoir