Rugger Ramble
13 miles

START Wharfedale RUFC GR 990 643.

Leave Clubhouse via Wharfeside Avenue towards Grassington, cross bridge over River Wharfe to: GR 998 639.

Follow footpath to Grass Wood Lane, cross road and follow lane up to Town Head Farm. Turn right to follow diverted route of Dalesway (signposted) around Townhead Farm; continue along Dalesway to Scott Gate Lane CHECKPOINT GR 992 682 (Water available).

Bear left and follow Scott Gate Lane downhill into Conistone Village; follow unclassified road over Conistone Bridge to its junction with the B6160 opposite Kilnsey Village Hall GR 976 675.

Turn left along the B6160 (marshals will be in attendance to assist with road safety) turning right after approx. 60 yards near Bow Bridge, along a Farm Track; follow the track and finger-posted footpath over a stone footbridge to its junction with Mastiles Lane GR 968 673.

(NB care should be taken on the loose and uneven surface of the farm track and Mastiles Lane).

Climb Mastiles Lane to its highest point and continue downhill to Mastiles Gate CHECKPOINT GR 944 662 (Water available).

Continue along Mastiles Lane to GR 935 657.

Turn left, following the footpath marked with flags to Bordley Green Farm to CHECKPOINT GR 943 650 (Water available).

Follow footpath towards Higher Heights Holes, turn right on to bridle path to UNMANNED CHECKPOINT GR 958 646.

Cross Boss Moor to gateway and UNMANNED CHECKPOINT GR 957 633.

Pass through the gateway, turn left and follow footpath across moor and via Lane House to Skirethorns to B6160 GR 989 638.

Cross the main road to follow the lane which leads past the side of some agricultural buildings to Wharfeside Avenue and return to the clubhouse.