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Hawes to Thwaite

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Let the open meadows filled with wild flowers, in the summer, woo you before what will be one of the most challenging climbs of the Pennine Way. 
moderate
Distance 15.3 km
4:20 h
488 m
443 m
712 m
225 m
From Hawes to Thwaite you must overcome the longest continual ascent on the Way, Great Shunner Fell, before arriving in the picture-postcard scenery of Swaledale and the small town of Thwaite. 
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Taylor St John
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
712 m
Lowest point
225 m
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Track types

Asphalt 0.01%Dirt road 0.04%Path 48.90%Road 7.19%Unknown 43.83%
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0 km
Dirt road
0 km
Path
7.5 km
Road
1.1 km
Unknown
6.7 km
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This route is used in the following itineraries:

WESPW1

WESPW2

WESPW3

WESPW4

WESPW5

 

WESPWC1

WESPWC2

Start

Hawes (242 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SD 87243 89827
DD
54.303893, -2.197538
DMS
54°18'14.0"N 2°11'51.1"W
UTM
30U 552216 6017630
w3w 
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Destination

Thwaite

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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.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
SD 87243 89827
DD
54.303893, -2.197538
DMS
54°18'14.0"N 2°11'51.1"W
UTM
30U 552216 6017630
w3w 
///jubilant.hours.agenda
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
15.3 km
Duration
4:20 h
Ascent
488 m
Descent
443 m
Highest point
712 m
Lowest point
225 m

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