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Out on the wild and windy moors ...

Out on the wild and windy moors ...

Beginning from a small layby north of Hardcastle Crags on the Colne/Widdop road [Ridehalgh Lane]; this week’s 12.5-mile route is a true moorland escape for a fine summer’s day out, writes Caroline Spalding.

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Ripponden to Withins Clough reservoir

Ripponden to Withins Clough reservoir

This week’s 12-mile route is a definite favourite. Following the Calderdale Way [CW] from Ripponden to Withens Clough Reservoir and back again; it’s a beautiful but challenging walk in the current heat!writes Caroline Spalding.

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Valleys and hills starting from West Vale

Valleys and hills starting from West Vale

Continuing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Calderdale Way [CW], this week’s 11.5-mile route follows the CW from West Vale to Ripponden, returning via the Ryburn Valley and Sowerby Bridge, writes Caroline Spalding.

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Three Moors from Ogden Reservoir ...

Three Moors from Ogden Reservoir ...

Beginning from the Ogden Reservoir car park [donation required], this relatively challenging 12 mile route offers fantastic views. Go through the gate next to where an ice cream van is usually parked [GR SE 065 309].

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