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White Rose Challenge Walk

Cleveland, N Yorkshire

56 km / 35 miles
A route created by the Yorkshire Wayfarers in the late 60s and which originally provided alternative distances. It follows the course of the Cleveland Way National Trail for much of the route taking in Sneck Yate, Thimbleby Moor, Sheepwash, Clay Bank and Kildale, basically linking the landmarks of the White Horse and Roseberry Topping.

The route between Kilburn and Roseberry detailed by George Garbutt is different from that in the booklet written by Darryl Dawson. The Garbutt route is shorter, some 31 miles, and goes via Armsgill Ridge and Chop Gate.

The track file, download below, shows the George Garbutt route as a branch where it differs from the Darryl Dawson version.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start: SE514812 - White Horse, Kilburn, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: NZ570128 - Newton under Roseberry, Cleveland View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook White Rose Challenge Walk  (Connexions  - 2003 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 93, 94, 100
OS Landranger Active 93, 94, 100
OS Explorer 26
OS Explorer Active 26

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Route Profile:

56.9 km (35.4 miles)
1,628 m (5,341 ft) ascent
447 m (1,467 ft)  maximum height

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