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Jul 13, 2018 - Day 12 Dufton -> Garrigill

Via Great Dun Fell, Cross Fell and Garrigill - 16 miles (32km) There’s no gentle way to break it to you: today is the toughest day on the Pennine Way. It’s the longest leg, it includes the highest point and more than 3,000 feet (1000 metres)of ascent, up to the loftiest ground in England outside the Lake District. Plus route-finding can be tricky and some sections are exposed. Today may well be a thorough test of equipment (waterproofs and working compass essential), fitness, navigation skills and your outdoor mentality. It’s the sort of...

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May 24, 2012 - Final day in the Tees Valley

Today we headed out North West from the campground. Our first stop was a quick walk along the shores of the Grassholme reservoir just to get some energy out of Miss Daisy. It was a very hot day so taking it easy was just the ticket. We then made our way to High Force. So what is High Force? - a spectacular waterfall that is 71ft high which is big for England and is small compared to North American standards!. Just walking through the wooded glade in the cool shade of the trees to the waterfall was worth the effort. High Force was formed...

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