Dark Peak Walks : 40 walks exploring the Peak District gritstone and moorland landscapes by Paul Besley
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Dark Peak Walks : 40 walks exploring the Peak District gritstone and moorland landscapes by Paul Besley

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This guidebook describes 35 circular walking routes in the Dark Peak - the wilder northern area of the Peak District distinguished by its dark gritstone. The walks range between 4 and 13.5 miles in length (6.5km to 22km), varying in terms of difficulty: some involve steep ascents and descents, uneven ground and pathless terrain, and demand a good level of navigational competence. The book also outlines 5 longer routes (3 linear; 2 circular) of 15.5 to 28 miles (25-45km) for those wishing to explore the area further, including a classic 'skyline' circuit of the Kinder Scout plateau.

Detailed route description and 1:50,000 OS mapping are provided for each route, along with information on nearby points of interest and facilities. Icons of the Dark Peak - such as Kinder Scout, Stanage Edge, the Roaches and Mam Tor - are included, however, the focus is on exploring the lesser-known corners of the region. The routes take in striking gritstone edges, distinctive rock formations, open moorland, steep-sided valleys and hidden waterfalls.

The Dark Peak features a wild landscape of sweeping moorland and big skies. Easily accessible from Sheffield, it boasts a wealth of natural, geological, historical and cultural interest - and some great walking.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • 224 pages, 89 colour photos, 41 maps
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Imprint: Cicerone Press
  • ISBN: 9781852845193
  • Published: 16 Jul 2019
  • Classifications:
    • Walking, hiking, trekking
  • Readership: General
  • Weight: 248g
  • Dimensions: 172 x 117 x 11 (mm)
  • Pub. Country: United Kingdom

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