Capability’s Overview 2013



A Walking Cave Man Highlighted Event


This years Capability's Overview challenge walk will be held on the 19th May. This event is held by the Sledmere Parish Council in association with the LDWA.

This is a unique opportunity to walk a route around the Sledmere area using paths not usually open to the public, by utilising private land opened up to the event by land owners. 

The route slightly differs from year to year dependent upon land cropping and stocking, therefore the map and GPX file below may change and should only be used as a reference guide.



Route (which can differ from year to year) - GPX File

No.Grid Ref.Checkpoint
StartSE 936 648Village Hall
1SE 937 646Castlegate
2SE 933 663Croome Farm
3SE 916 659Hog Walk
4SE 895 670Low Mowthorpe Farm
5SE 872 623Burdale Springs
6SE 924 629Hanging Fall
FinishSE 936 648Village Hall


*Sledmere Vilage Hall (Walk Start) and view of Castle from Sledmere Hall

For further information please view the LDWA website for entry details, however for more details of other LDWA events for the remainder of the year please see my blog post here.





Please also note below other up coming events

Falcon Flyer

A 20 or 15 miles walk over the coastal moors of the North York Moors - The 2013 even will take place on Saturday 16th March 2013 with a mass start at 9.00. The event is being held to raise funds for the Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team. For entry form and further details (GPX file)


The Woldsman

A 50 mile walk over the Yorkshire Wolds - an event which I've never taken part in, however would love to try at some point in the next couple of years. The next event is to take place on the 13th & 14th April 2013.

For details regarding this walk please see here (GPX file)





As always, if anyone has an interesting walk/route/trail they feel would be of interest I'd be happy to include it on this Blog (please post to thewalkingcaveman@ymail.com) - full accreditation will be given to the author and website if applicable.


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