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Ripponden and the Calderdale Way
Introduction to Walk 1091

Photo from the walk - Ripponden and the Calderdale Way

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Calderdale walk combines sections of the well signed Calderdale Way with tarmac lanes across moorland with clear paths through deciduous woods. Calderdale offers plenty of water and climbing, though the climbs are long and gentle rather than exhausting. The views are excellent. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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