Thursday, 27 April 2017

Coast to Coast: 25th June - 8th July 2017

Coast to Coast
25th June - 8th July 2017

I'm guiding 10 people along the world-famous Coast to Coast from the 25th June to the 8th July 2017, in conjunction with Coast to Coast Packhorse, who've arranged accommodation and baggage transfer

For more information visit my TeamWalking website 

VIDEO of the walk HERE

Thoughts so far... The Lake District section (first 60 miles) is a strenuous walk across mountains; you need good navigation skills; several people we've seen have been relying solely on Wainwright's book to navigate, only to get lost; Wainwright's Coast to Coast book is a good guidebook and an interesting read, but is not sufficient to get you across the Lakeland mountains safely - you need OS maps and a compass as well, plus the right clothing and kit for full day walks across the mountains. See more musings on Day 14 when I had finished the walk.

1. Sunday 25th June 2017 - St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (15 miles)
2. Monday 26th June 2017 Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (15 miles) 
3. Tuesday 27th June 2017 - Rosthwaite to Grasmere (8 miles)
4. Wednesday 28th June 2017 - Grasmere to Patterdale (8 miles)
5. Thursday 29th June 2017 - Patterdale to Shap (16 miles)
6. Friday 30th June 2017 - Shap to Kirkby Stephen (20 miles)
7. Saturday 1st July 2017 - Kirkby Stephen to Keld (12 miles) 
8. Sunday 2nd July 2017 - Keld to Reeth (11 miles)
9. Monday 3rd July 2017 - Reeth to Richmond (11 miles)
10. Tuesday 4th July 2017 - Richmond to Danby Wiske (15 miles)
11. Wednesday 5th July 2017 - Danby Wiske to Osmotherley (12 miles)
12. Thursday 6th July 2017 - Osmotherley to Blakey Ridge (20 miles)
13. Friday 7th July 2017 - Blakey Ridge to Grosmont (13.5 miles)
14. Saturday 8th July 2017 - Grosmont to Robin Hood's Bay (15.5 miles)

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