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Bleaklow Head from Longdendale
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Nat Park - Peak District - Bleaklow Longendale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2005 feet / 608 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

Bleaklow Head from Longdendale is a Peak District walk on the wild side. Using rarely walked parts of the Bleaklow moors, navigation skills are essential on this route especially if visibility is limited. 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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