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Sunday August 13, 2017 at 10:00 am 11.5 Miles SO288278 Grid Ref: SO288278
An abbey, a chapel and two ridges
Meet: Llanthony car park
The classic exhilarating circuit north of Llanthony. We begin by ascending to the Offa's Dyke path over Loxidge tump and then head northwest on the ridge, eventually descending to Capel y Ffin. We then ascend steeply for a while followed by a more gently climb to Bal Mawr, before heading back to Llanthony.
Two steep climbs and descents - at your own pace. Total ascent 3000'.
Bring a picnic lunch. With luck we'll get tea at Llanthony!
Lynn and Philip

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