Top 10 GPS Walking Routes

Yorkshire Three Peaks Route 

The official Yorkshire 3 Peaks route for Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. The classic challenge is to climb all three in less than 12 hours, or beat your own personal best. Updated to use the new "National Park" recommended route coming off Pen-y-Ghent.  NB: This file is a 'GPS Route' converted from a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.  Yorkshire Dales Start: Horton-in-Ribblesdale CP SD807725  Distance: 23.8 miles, Ascent: 1640 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 11 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: England.


Welsh 3000s Route 

A Linear traverse of the famous Welsh 3000ft Mountains; Snowdon / Yr Wyddfa (1,085 m) Garnedd Ugain / Crib y Ddysgl (1,065 m) Crib Goch (923 m) Elidir Fawr (924 m) Y Garn (947 m) Glyder Fawr (1001 m) Castell y Gwynt, Glyder Fach (994 m) Tryfan (918 m) Pen yr Ole Wen (978 m) Carnedd Dafydd (1,044 m) Carnedd Llewelyn (1,064 m) Yr Elen (962 m) Foel Grach (976 m) Garnedd Uchaf (926 m) Foel-fras (942 m) and off to car park north of Drum (aka Welsh 16)  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.   Start: Top of Snowdon SH609543  Distance: 26.4 miles, Ascent: 3080 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 15 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: Wales.


Ben Nevis Tourist Path Safety Bearing 

The path up is in the form of a route plotted from 1:50 map. The saftey bearings for the way down are taken from www.mcofs.org.uk/assets/mountainsafety/nevis_map.gif and are recorded as a route between 3 points. The ability to follow a compass bearing and estimate distance travelled are essential mountain navigation skills. Always take a map and compass not only your GPS. Note: these waypoints DO NOT reflect the positions of the new set of summit cairns.  NB: This file is a 'Route' consisting of a small number of Waypoints plotted on a Computer, it is NOT as detailed as a Track recorded by a GPS in the field.   Start: Glen Nevis NN166712  Distance: 4.3 miles, Ascent: 1334 meters, Estimated Walking Time: 5 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: Scotland.


Fairfield Horseshoe 

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.  Lake District Start: Ambleside CP  Distance: 10.3 miles, Ascent: 1000 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 6 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: England.


Snowdon Horseshoe 

Crib Goch, Crib y Ddysgl, Yr Wyddfa (aka Snowdon), Y Lliwedd  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.   Start: Pen-y-pass  Distance: 6.8 miles, Ascent: 1041 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 5 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: Wales.


Grasmere Round 

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Sargent Man and Blea Rigg  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.  Lake District Start: Grasmere CP  Distance: 8.2 miles, Ascent: 925 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 5 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: England.


Scafell Massif 

Sca Fell by Lord's Rake, via Foxes Tarn and Mickeldore to Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Grag, Great End, down by Esk Hause and Styhead Tarn to Wasdale Head Inn  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.  Lake District Start: NT CP Wasdale Head  Distance: 9.4 miles, Ascent: 1363 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 6 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: England.


Helvellyn Ridge 

taking in Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike, Hartside, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise, Lower Man, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, and Dollywagon Pike then returning down Grisedale.  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.  Lake District Start: Glenridding NY386169  Distance: 14.1 miles, Ascent: 1390 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 8 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: England.


Langdale Horseshoe 

Langdale Pikes, Bow Fell, Crinkle Crags, Cold Pike and Pike o' Blisco for Leeds Young Ramblers  NB: This file is a 'GPS Track' recorded by a GPS in the field.  Lake District Start: Stickle Gill CP NY293064  Distance: 12.0 miles, Ascent: 1500 meters -  View Ascent Profile..., Estimated Walking Time: 8 hrs.
Owner:  Phil Newby, Type: route/track, Area: England.


West Highland Way 

Milngavie just north of Glasgow to Fort William. 95 miles of wonderful scenery. It took us 10 days.
Owner:  Phil.Brady, Type: route/track, Area: Scotland.


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