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Nine Standards Rigg, Near Nateby
Introduction to Walk 1341

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Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

Nine Standards Rigg provides one of the finest viewpoints in North Yorkshire. Just inside the Yorkshire Dales boundary this walk crosses some wild moorland terrain. It is not a walk for a rainy day or when the cloud base is low. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers

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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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