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Charlestown to Par

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  • Charlestown
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Follow this short and relatively easy section, partly on tarmac road,  to connect from Charlestown to Par.
easy
Distance 5.5 km
1:30 h
45 m
64 m
55 m
3 m
From Charlestown the path heads round St Austell’s Bay and passes by a golf course and the Par docks before heading into the small coastal town. 
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Callum Broad
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
55 m
Lowest point
3 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)FTP1

WES(SWCP)FTP2

Start

Charlestown (18 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SX 03912 51708
DD
50.332592, -4.756606
DMS
50°19'57.3"N 4°45'23.8"W
UTM
30U 374983 5577086
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///innovator.crawling.pacifist

Destination

Par

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

OS Grid
SX 03912 51708
DD
50.332592, -4.756606
DMS
50°19'57.3"N 4°45'23.8"W
UTM
30U 374983 5577086
w3w 
///innovator.crawling.pacifist
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
45 m
Descent
64 m
Highest point
55 m
Lowest point
3 m
Linear route Healthy climate

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