Sun 26th February – Malham Cove & Tarn and Gordale Scar

Description: A circular walk from Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. The walk initially passes by the picturesque Janet’s Foss before reaching Gordale Scar. If waters permit we shall scramble up Gordale Scar and head on to Malham Tarn (if we are not able to scramble up Gordale Scar there is an alternative route to the Tarn). From here we shall walk down the valley to reach the limestone top of Malham Cove, before dropping back down into Malham.
Route: Exact route TBC
Grade:  Easy end of moderate (some rugged terrain and steep climbs)
Distance: Approx. 7.5 miles
(12 km)
Meet Time: 09.15 am
Start Time: 9:30 am
Time: Approx. 3-4 hours
Start /Finish: Malham National Park’s Car Park
Car Parking: National Park’s Car Park (approx. grid reference SD 900 626, postcode BD23 4DG)
I shall try and find an alternative (free/cheap) car parking on recce.
Leader: Hannah
Please let Hannah know in advance by 6.00 pm on Saturday if you are coming on this walk (text 07815 604527).
If the conditions are bad I reserve the right to modify the route or cancel the walk. If insufficient interest is shown in the walk it may be cancelled.