Alston to Milburn (Day 12 AW's Pennine Journey)

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Sat 16 Jul 2005

Route: Alston - River South Tyne - Low Nest - Low Cowgap - Bleagate - Low Sillyhall - Garrigill - Black Band - Pikeman Hill - Black Gut - Greg's Hut - Cross Fell - High Cap - Kirkland Hall - Ranbeck - Wythwaite - Milburn

Distance: 17.75 miles

Ascent: 2,800ft

Time: 7 hours 45 minutes

With: David Hall


Overcast to begin but soon blue sky and sunshine, not much wind.

A reccie for my chapter in a new guide book by the Wainwright Society on AW's Pennine Journey, with a diversion to visit Cross Fell's summit.  The route follows the Pennine Way south as far as Cross Fell. 


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