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Distance:   2.8 miles   Ascent:  620 ft  Time:  1 hour 30 minutes This is the Rookhope “gym”,  a continuous and not so gentle ascent on a good track with excellent views. On a calm day on the valley floor below the gusts of wind funneled down the narrow cutting just before the top can stop you in…
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Length:  2.8 miles   Ascent:  645 ft   Time:  1h 20mins Description:   This walk amply demonstrates the complexity and variety of views offered by the Rookhope valley, which help make Rookhope the premier walking venue in Weardale. Two versions of the walk are described here -  a "there and back"…
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