Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales
40 runs in the National Park, including the Three Peaks
- Guidebook to 40 great trail and fell runs in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Ranging from 5 to 24 miles, the graded runs start from bases such as Hawes, Settle, Ingleton, Dent, Sedbergh, Malham and Grassington and take in the region's diverse delights, from castles and waterfalls to iconic mountains such as Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-Y-Ghent. For those seeking a longer challenge, the Pendragon Castle to Skipton Castle Ultra is also described. In addition to clear route description, mapping and gradient profiles, the guide also provides background information on local races and running clubs, the history of running in the region, as well as practical information on safety, equipment, navigation, maps, transport and accommodation. Sandwiched between the Lake District and the Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales showcases some of the finest running terrain in the British Isles. Offering a delightful mix of medium sized peaks and broad open moorland, it is a must-visit destination for those seeking off-road runs with enchanting views.
- Map key Overview map Route summary table Introduction The Yorkshire Dales History and geology Nesting restrictions Accommodation Transport Maps Running in the Yorkshire Dales A brief history Tracks and trails Three Peaks race Running clubs Equipment Navigation Safety and mountain rescue Using this guide The South-West Dales and Three Peaks Route 1 Settle Loop Route 2 Crummackdale Route 3 Pen-y-ghent Route 4 The Three Peaks (Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough) Route 5 Gragareth Route 6 Ingleborough (from the Old Hill Inn) Route 7 Ingleborough (via Park Fell) Route 8 Dodd Fell Route 9 Cosh Route 10 Great Knoutberry Route 11 Whernside (from Ribblehead) The North-West Dales and Howgills Route 12 Dent to Ribblehead Route 13 Whernside (from Dent) Route 14 Barbondale Route 15 Black Force (Howgills) Route 16 Bowderdale Route 17 Wild Boar Fell Route 18 Cautley Spout Route 19 Pendragon Castle to Skipton Castle Ultra Leg 1 (Pendragon Castle to Hawes) The North-East Dales, Swaledale and Wensleydale Route 20 Asygarth Route 21 Thornton Rust Route 22 Bainbridge Route 23 Maiden Castle (Reeth) Route 24 Gunnerside Gill Route 25 Muker Route 26 Great Shunner Fell Route 27 Tan Hill (from Keld) Route 28 Arkengarthdale Route 29 Pendragon Castle to Skipton Castle Ultra Leg 2 (Hawes to Kettlewell) The South-East Dales and Wharfedale Route 30 Bolton Abbey Route 31 Simon's Seat Route 32 Malham Cove and Gordale Scar Route 33 Mastiles Lane Route 34 Grass Wood and Conistone Dib Route 35 Troller's Gill Route 36 Great Whernside (from Kettlewell) Route 37 Fountains Fell Route 38 Buckden Pike Route 39 Masham Moor Route 40 Pendragon Castle to Skipton Castle Ultra Leg 3 (Kettlewell to Skipton) Appendix A Useful contacts
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