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Ponden to Ickornshaw

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Less than ten kilometres seperates Ponden and the tiny village of Ickornshaw as you work your way closer to the Yorkshire Dales. 
moderate
Distance 8.7 km
2:30 h
185 m
246 m
A short continuation from Ponden, you'll reach another long climb as you make your way across Ickornshaw Moor. If your overnight is in Cowling, this is a short diversion from the path. 
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
438 m
Lowest point
206 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WESPWS1

WESPWS2

 

WESPW1

WESPW2

WESPW3

WESPW4

WESPW5

Start

Ponden (253 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SD 99121 37061
DD
53.829818, -2.014823
DMS
53°49'47.3"N 2°00'53.4"W
UTM
30U 564840 5965037
w3w 
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Destination

Ickornshaw

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
SD 99121 37061
DD
53.829818, -2.014823
DMS
53°49'47.3"N 2°00'53.4"W
UTM
30U 564840 5965037
w3w 
///spicy.eyepieces.smarting
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
  • Blister kit
  • 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
moderate
Distance
8.7 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
185 m
Descent
246 m

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