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Paddys Pole Plunge

THE PADDYS POLE PLUNGE (1.72m/120ft ascent 870ft descent)


Route Description

Start from OS trig point at Paddy’s Pole, follow main path down descending ridge through two gates. Cross the fence at Blindhurst Saddle and continue, following E side of fence, to Parlick Summit then descend to gate at Fell Foot cottage (GR.598445).


Checkpoint Grid Refs:

Start Paddys Pole (trig-point) – GR.591468

CP1 (Parlick) – GR.595450

Finish Gate by Fell Foot Cottage – GR.598445


Rules of Engagement.

Times can be set  anytime but in Summer the Fell Foot  Wednesday runs are preferred, both for safety and social reasons.

Times must be reported to the keeper of leagues (AW) within one day.

You must start from the OS trig point at Paddy’s Pole.

You must pass through the gates en route to Blindhurst Saddle then;

At CP1 you must touch the summit cairn.

At the finish you must touch the gate by Fell Foot Cottage.


Time categories:


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One Comment leave one →
  1. Alex Fowler permalink
    April 17, 2012 12:34 pm

    I’ve done a 11:34 – Not completed on a wednesday though.

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