Route Cards by Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey, 3 kbUKH Editor Dan Bailey is a prolific contributor to the outdoor press and the author of several hillwalking and mountaineering guidebooks... read more ?

Dan's Route Cards now feature on UKHillwalking.com - a diverse set of classic hill walks from all over the UK, with something to suit all tastes from half-day quickies to backpacking journeys; easy strolls to top-end scrambles; family-friendly Summer fun to gnarly Winter epics! Each Route Card has detailed information about the route in map and text form, as well as Dan's beautiful landscape photographs.


Top 10 Routes, as voted by users

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Great Gable, Climber's Traverse and Sphinx Ridge

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Revering Great Gable as an icon of the Lakes seems to be the done thing, yet most walkers' routes up this big squat lump are undistinguished plods that fail to do it justice. But for anyone willing to get a bit hands-on there is one glaring exception. This exploratory wander over, under and around the hill's complex...

5.69 miles, 851m ascent, 4 – 6 hours. Graded severe. Voted 5*

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All the Routes

Below are listed all 72 of Dan's Route Cards. Please click Find Route Cards if you'd like to search our database for walks, runs or bike rides by all the authors on UKHillwalking.com.