Rugger Ramble
25 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, where turn right to follow diverted route of Dales way (signposted) around Townhead Farm; continue along Dales way to Scott Gate Lane CHECKPOINT GR 992 682 (Water available).

Continue along Dales Way to GR 976 709.

Turn right along unclassified road and continue beyond Scargill House to where Dales Way footpath turns right through a field gate. Continue along the Dales Way to Kettlewell, opposite Kings Head Inn CHECKPOINT (Water Available) GR 971 723.

Continue through village to main road, where bear left to river bridge GR 968 722.

Follow road B6160 towards Kilnsey to GR 968 718.

Follow footpath (initially steep and uneven surface) around Knipe Scar to Hawkswick; to Hawkswick footbridge CHECKPOINT GR 953 707 (Water available).

Cross footbridge, follow footpath along riverside to Arncliffe Green REFRESHMENTS AND CHECKPOINT GR 932 718.

Join footpath behind the Falcon Inn GR 931 718.

Continue along Monks Road footpath to Middle House Farm GR 907 677.

Having crossed wall by a ladder stile, bear right to follow the Monks Road footpath to Malham Tarn. GR 897 671.

Follow Pennine Way to Lings Plantation CHECKPOINT GR 898 664 (Water Available).

Follow track to Street Gate GR 905 656 Follow Mastiles Lane to GR 935 657.

Fork right to Bordley Green Farm to CHECKPOINT GR 943 650 (Water available).

Follow Footpath to 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.