make walks for everyone. Times for each day are shown
in hours actually walked by Simon, amended to allow
for relaxed holiday pace, but ignoring stops for
lunch, looking at wild flowers, chatting and admiring
the view. Walking distances are also provided for
grading of every route is clearly described, and is
based on the following. Note that "Cumulative Uphill
Stretches" (CUSs) may
mean one long climb, or, more usually, a series of
shorter uphills spread
out over the day:
paths with an even, reasonably yielding surface.
Average CUSs up to 200m
per day. Few steep sections, signage good.
Paths less well-surfaced and uneven in places.
Average CUSs up to 500m
per day. Some steep sections. Signage mainly clear
but map-reading skills and aptitude with compass
Some open walking, scrambling over rocks and
hands-and-feet work, particularly if wet. Average
CUSs up to 1000m per day.
Regular steep sections. Map reading and compass