Buckden Pike

The last walk of the Hawes holiday was one that I tried many years ago but got lost in low cloud and had to return to my starting point in the village of Buckden.?? Thankfully, today???s weather conditions were almost ideal as I set out on this 8 mile route and 1,800 foot climb to the summit of Buckden Pike. The climb up the side of Buckden Beck was really interesting and included a couple of scrambles up the side of waterfalls.?? Buckden Pike was reached in about 90 minutes after which there was a moor-top walk before starting the steep descent to Starbotton. From here the Dales Way was followed for a couple of miles in the valley bottom to return to Buckden.



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