A: Hollingworth Lake, Sun End, Blackstone Edge, Stanza Stone, Summit, Lydgate; 12.0ml
Coordinator: Ian Helliwell
Start: Hollingworth Lake visitor centre: SD940153; pay and display - meet outside the cafe
Pub: Summit Inn; ; plenty of outdoor (or indoor) seating.
Maps: OL 21 - South Pennines
AM. Route : (6 ml) Lake Road then footpaths roughly E to Syke, Ascend E via Clegg Moor and Hoar Edge to Sun End. Join Pennine Way at SD974153. Pennine Way along Blackstone Edge to Aiggin Stone. FP NW to White House. Cross dam and then FP N to Byron Edge. Follow old packhorse route (not marked on map) roughly W from SD969191 via Light Hazzles Edge to Stanza Stone at Cows Mouth (lunch).
PM. Route : (6 ml) Over footbridge and W via Chelburn Moor down to cross the canal at SD 947188 for refreshments at the Summit Inn. Pennine Bridleway up over Leach Hill. S then FP SW via Longly Hey to cross the A58 at SD952172. S via Lydgate then Rochdale Way SW via Whittaker back to cars.
B: Burbage Bridge, Stanedge Pole, Rud Hill, Ringinglow; 8.1ml
Start: Burbage Bridge SK260829
Pub: Norfolk Arms, Ringinglow SK290836
Maps: 1:25,000 Dark Peak
Route AM: Rd/fp WNW via White Path Moss to 240843. Fp E/NE via Stanedge pole to Redmires Reservoir, E/SE via White Stones, Rud Hill to 272838 (Brown Edge quarries). E/SE to road, E to pub.
Route PM: Rd S to 290834, fp SE via Ox Stones to top of Burbage Rocks, NW to cars.