Micro Event: Spooky Scugdale Hill Walk

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Lowland and Hill Walks
Nov 01
2020

6 people attending

0 places left

4 people waitlisted

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£12.50
Event booking closes on Oct 31 at 20:00:00
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11.45miles/ 18.43km easier gradients but to be completed at a good pace

Join Steven and the OutdoorLads in the far north of the North York Moors National Park for a good day out on the hills and around the hidden valley of Scugdale.

This is a good varied walk taking in pasture, woodland and moorland in a quieter part of the area and using easy gradients to arrive at a moorland summit.

The area has plentiful birdlife, buzzards soar above, roe deer wander quietly in the native woodland copses and herds of highland cattle graze the meadows.

The walk first gradually rises around an outlying hill on to a quiet country lane and into plantations before rising steadily to an ancient cairn and then along the edge of the moorland escarpment. 

The route then descends rapidly to another well managed path revealing views of the adjacent valley of Raisdale before avoiding rocks and boulders to reach the far reaches of the beautiful  peaceful Scugdale valley.   A gradual descent leads to a very quiet lane that winds gradually downhill beside a stream eventually leading back to the Cleveland Way and eventually to the start point.

So if you would like to join a small group and explore this quieter part of the North York Moors come and join Steven and stretch them legs.

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Micro Events – IMPORTANT, Please read the following before you sign up to this event:

  • Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, even if they are extremely mild, or who lives or is in a support bubble with someone showing symptoms, is asked not to attend. This is in line with the government’s coronavirus advice.
  • All are required to practice social distancing – staying 2m (not 1m) apart at all times, including the lunch stop.
  • Unfortunately, there won’t be any planned pub / café stops en route or at the end, and please don’t share sweets or snacks with others – we’re sorry!
  • Please bring your own hand sanitising gel for your own use throughout the day. Use of face coverings is at your own choice, but please bring one with you just in case it's needed. 
  • Each person can only attend one OutdoorLads micro event a week. (Leaders to leave at least three days between events they lead.)
  • On walks, one person to hold open gates and allow everyone to walk through – so minimising surfaces that multiple people touch. 
  • Be aware that opportunities for toilet stops may be minimal if facilities are closed.
  • Please, please cancel at your earliest opportunity if you are unable to attend or are unwell, so that we can allow others to take up these valuable event spaces.
  • Much as it's difficult - no handshakes or hugs!

 

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