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Boltsburn Incline – Weardale Tuesday Walks

4 April


Boltslaw Incline

Important: In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled, changed or rescheduled for later in the same or following week so consult the www.weardale.uk.

website from 8am on the morning of the walk, before travelling.  Often we are able to update the website the day before if the walk can go ahead.

Walk Route:  From Rookhope we follow the Boltslaw Incline on a good track then turn left to the trig point and currick at Bolts Law.Now we follow footpaths ,sometimes over rough,tussocky terrain down back into Rookhope. No stiles

Date:   Tuesday 4th April

Start time:   10.00am            Estimated finish time: 1.00pm

Moderate walk, 4.9 miles,  780feet of ascent.

Leader:  Jamie Johnson

All enquiries:  Alan Smith   Tel:  01388 517522

Starting Point: Rookhope village hall car park DL13 2DA which is 150 yards further on from the Rookhope Inn if approaching from Stanhope, on the left.


OS Map:        North Pennines OL31

Walks cost £1 to cover costs (mountain rescue contribution, website hosting etc)

Toilets:    There are public toilets between the shop and the pub in Rookhope.

Equipment for this walk:  Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick.

Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome on this walk.

Dogs:  Dogs are permitted on this walk

Disclaimer:  Everyone taking part in any of our group walks does so at their own risk.  The group works on the same basis as a group of friends who go out walking together.  Walk organisers accept no risk for anyone attending any walk and will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring on a walk or in connection with travel to and from a walk. None of our leaders is qualified or has first aid training but a first aid kit is available.  Participants must read the walk description carefully and assess whether the terrain.  distance and height gain of the walk are within their own and their guests’ capabilities and whether their equipment is suitable.



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