Saturday 29th July 2017
Mainly easy on field paths tracks moors with some road walking and one strenuous 1660 foot climb up Shutlingsloe with a 100 mile view from the Pennines to the Trent the Long Mynd to the Clwydian range.
Take M60 from Eccles towards Stockport exiting at junction 3, A34 Cheshire/Wilmslow, stay on A34 fro 11 miles following signs for Macclesfield, then turn left at T/L signed Macclesfield A537. Continue on A537 through the town centre which is now the Silk road A523 following signs for Buxton/Leek. Stay on A523 heading for Leek and after 6miles turn left at T/L for Wildboarclough A54. After 4 miles turn left at the sign for the Crag Inn following road for 2 miles pub is on your left.
Travel time: 1 hour 15mins but allow for roadworks on A34 near Cheadle. Distance approx 39 miles.
'B' walk 7.6 miles.
Leader: David Back Marker: Denise
Parking: Free at Crag Inn pub.