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Thwaite to Keld

Hiking trail · North Yorkshire
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Continue on this short section between Thwaite and Keld to where the Pennine Way meets the Coast to Coast walk. 
easy
Distance 4.5 km
1:30 h
154 m
127 m
However brief, the path from Thwaite is not a relaxing stroll. Power up the steep incline of Kisdon Hill and enjoy the fantastic views at the top before continuing on to Keld. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
429 m
Lowest point
277 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WESPW1

WESPW2

WESPW3

WESPW4

WESPW5

 

WESPWC1

WESPWC2

Start

Thwaite (287 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SD 89187 98205
DD
54.379226, -2.167965
DMS
54°22'45.2"N 2°10'04.7"W
UTM
30U 554042 6026034
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Destination

Keld

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 89187 98205
DD
54.379226, -2.167965
DMS
54°22'45.2"N 2°10'04.7"W
UTM
30U 554042 6026034
w3w 
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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
easy
Distance
4.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
154 m
Descent
127 m

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