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Saddleworth Five Trig Points Walk

32 km / 20 miles

Gtr Manchester
A tough high level circuit over open moorland and across peat groughs, with parts of the Walk being coincident with the Pennine Way National Trail and other routes in this area. As its name suggests, the route links five trig points on the Saddleworth Moors, namely Alphin Pike, Featherbed Moss, Black Hill, West Nab and Broadstone Hill. Navigational skills recommended.


Details:

Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Attributes
Anytime Challenges; Moorland
Start and Finish
SE002040 - Greenfield, Gtr Manchester
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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Saddleworth Five Trig Points Walk Route Desc (Carole E. Engel - September 2007)
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Route Description - PDF

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Route Profile:

29.2 Km (18.1 miles)
969 m (3,179 ft) ascent
580 m (1,903 ft)  maximum height