D1: Swindale South

7 August 2022

This is a changed location from the earlier information following access difficulties with High Pike.

Location

Nearest town: Shap
Grid Ref: NY553156
Postcode: CA10 3NB
Latitude: 54.53397
Longitude: -2.69414
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Organising Clubs:

Borderliners, SOLWAY & NATO

Planners:

Dan & Karen Parker

Organiser:

Christine Goulding, Stella Lewsley, Brian and Patricia Davies

Controller:

Duncan Archer (CLOK)

Directions:

From south exit at J39 (M6), turn right into Shap and left onto Keld lane just before leaving north end of Shap
From north – off A6 at north end of Shap Please respect the speed limit in Shap The route will be signed from Keld Lane turn off.

Assembly:

Adjacent to car park; no First Aid in assembly.
String course near Shap Abbey.
NWOA Junior Squad cake stall.

Assembly to starts:

All starts together 2.2km 80m climb.
Some toilets are located at the start.

Finish:

Remote finish 1.9km 40m climb.
First Aid and clothing dump nearby.

Map:

Courses 1 - 9 A3, 10 - 17 A4. Quad bike tracks appear and disappear regularly. The most significant of these are marked on the map but be prepared to encounter ones that aren’t.

Terrain Description:

Open fell with much contour and rock detail. Runability is generally good but marshes can be slow, especially after prolonged wet weather.

Special information:

Please do not cross tapes in car parking field.

 

Start colour

Course

Map Scale

Length

Climb

Controls

White

1

1:10,000

10.1

350

15

White

2

1:10,000

8.4

320

13

White

3

1:10,000

7.4

260

14

White

4

1:10,000

7.1

230

12

White

5

1:10,000

6.3

220

12

Blue

6

1:10,000

6.0

210

13

Blue

7

1:10,000

5.6

190

11

Blue

8

1:10,000

5.3

180

12

Blue

9

1:10,000

5.1

160

10

Blue

10

1:10,000

4.4

130

10

Red

11

1:7,500

3.5

110

9

Red

12

1:7,500

2.7

100

9

White

13

1:10,000

5.0

180

11

White

14

1:10,000

3.4

130

9

White

15

1:10,000

3.4

100

12

White

16

1:7,500

2.5

90

12

White

17

1:7,500

2.0

60

10

 

 

To start 2.2km 80m climb

 

 

Finish 1.9km 40m climb

The walk to the start/back from the finish will pass the ruins of Shap Abbey, an English Heritage site.

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