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MPC Walks 2018

The following MPC walks are planned for 2018. The walks calendar might occasionally be changed. Members receive full details of the walks, so this list may be used as an at-a-glance reminder. Non-members ('guests') are welcome see below for how to join a walk.

Given are the walk number and date, the name of the walk, its location in relation to Manchester, and the grade of the A walk. The B and C walks are shorter (usually 8-9, 5-6 miles), and less strenuous.

Walk Date Name Location Grade of 'A' walk
January 2018
5286 6 Jan Dunham SW 10 m, flat
5287 13 Jan Diggle Circular NE 13 m, strenuous, 1700ft ascent
5288 20 Jan Castleton/Hayfield SE 12 m, Moderate
5289 27 Jan Castleshaw NE 10 m, weather on Edge
February 2018
5290 3 Feb Chinley SE 10 m, hilly
5291 10 Feb Cown Edge SE 12 m, hilly
5292 17 Feb Longdendale by Train E 13 m, undulating
5293 24 Feb Standedge Trail NE 8-12 m
March 2018
5294 3 Mar Heptonstall NE 13 m, hilly
5295 10 Mar Tintwistle E 12 m, some strenuous
5296 17 Mar West Pennine Moors N 11 m, brisk
5297 24 Mar Hayfield E 12 m, some strenuous
5298 31 Mar Uppermill NE 11 m, moderate
April 2018
5299 7 Apr Froggatt Edge SE 12 m, moderate
5300 14 Apr White Nancy SE 8 m, strenuous
5301 21 Apr Leadmill E 13 m, brisk, hilly
5302 28 Apr Berwyns Festival Various
May 2018
5303 5 May Dales of Wye SE 12 m, hilly, moderate
5304 12 May Primrose Hill W 14 m, moderate
5305 19 May Ladybower E 13 m, hilly
5306 26 May Lose Hill E 12 m, fairly strenuous ridge walk
June 2018
5307 2 Jun Ripponden Round NE 13 m, 2000ft climbing, mod. pace
5308 9 Jun Edale Circular E 20 m, strenuous
5309 16 Jun Combs E 12 m, 2000ft climbing, mod. pace
5310 23 Jun Kinder Scout ** E 14 m, hilly, plateau; strenuous
5311 30 Jun Hathersage Medley SE 16 m, strenuous, height gain
July 2018
5312 7 Jul Sandstone Trail W 15 m, brisk, hilly
5313 14 Jul Bleaklow E 13 m, hilly, mod. pace
5314 21 Jul Cat & Fiddle SE 17 m, strenuous, 3000ft ascent
5315 28 Jul Bamford E 14 m
August 2018
5316 4 Aug Eastern Edges E 17 m, strenuous
5317 11 Aug Cutgate/Dovedale N
5318 18 Aug Loggerheads Wales 13 m, fairly strenuous, mod. pace
5319 25 Aug Pendle ** N 13 m, 2 climbs, moderate pace
September 2018
5320 1 Sep Three Rivers SE 15 m, undulating
5321 8 Sep Hebden Bridge ** NE 13 m, strenuous
5322 15 Sep New Mills Torrs E 12 m, slightly undulating
5323 22 Sep Frodsham Circular W 12 m, flattish
5324 29 Sep Millers Dale SE 14 m, moderate
October 2018
5325 5-7 Oct Lakes Weekend N Various
5326 13 Oct Alport E 13 m, hilly
5327 20 Oct Whaley Bridge SE 13 m, strenuous
5328 27 Oct Black Hameldon NE 13 m, difficult
November 2018
5329 3 Nov Longdendale E 13 m, undulating
5330 10 Nov Roaches ** SE 15 m, undulating, some tricky footing, relatively hard
5331 17 Nov Alphin to Ashway Gap NE 13 m, Fairly strenuous; carry torch
5332 24 Nov Macclesfield Forest SE 12 m, fairly strenuous
December 2018
5333 1 Dec Hayfield SE 10 m, moderate; rough climb up W.Clough
- 8 Dec A.G.M. -
** Walk changed from original plan, by swapping or alteration.

Full list of MPC walks is available on separate page.

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