Up to 4 miles/6.5 km at a slow pace on level ground
Up to 7 miles/11 km at a leisurely pace on good paths and tracks. Low hills and/or undulating ground
Up to 7 miles/11 km at a leisurely pace with some ascent or over roughish ground
Up to 10 miles/16 km moderately demanding with hills generally on tracks or paths at a moderate pace
Up to 12 miles/19 km similar to B but more strenuous with longer distances and more ascent. Munro and Corbett walks can be graded as B+ but will be paced at a slower speed than A walks.
Up to 15 miles/24 km steep ascents and descents often over very rough terrain at a demanding pace.
Up to 15 miles/24 km or more, as above at a more demanding pace and frequently with exposure and requiring equipment such as ice axes and crampons.
Leaders have the right to decline bookings from people lacking suitable fitness, equipment, or on other safety grounds.
Group Walks and Events Manager Grades
Walks on the Ramblers Group Walks and Events Manager are graded for difficulty as follows:
Easy Access - walks for everyone, including people with conventional wheelchairs and pushchairs, using easy access paths. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn. Assistance may be needed to push wheelchairs on some sections, please contact the group running the walk for details.
Easy - walks for anyone who does not have a mobility difficulty, a specific health problem or is seriously unfit. Suitable for pushchairs if they can be lifted over occasional obstructions. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.
Leisurely - walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.
Moderate - walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential.
Strenuous - walks for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include hills and rough country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness should contact the organiser or leader in advance.+
Technical - walks for experienced and very fit walkers with additional technical skills. May require scrambling and use of ice axes and crampons. You must contact the organiser or leader in advance for further details.
Please contact Walk Leaders to find out which Group Walk Grade is applicable to their walk.
Sunday 19 January 2020Meeting at 08:25, Starting at 08:30A strenuous 8.7 mile / 14 km walk
Sunday 19 January 2020Starting at 09:30A leisurely 6 mile / 9.7 km walk
Sunday 19 January 2020Meeting at 10:00, Starting at 11:00An easy 6 mile / 9.7 km walk
Sunday 19 January 2020Meeting at 09:30A leisurely 6.5 mile / 10.5 km walk
Sunday 19 January 2020Meeting at 09:30, Starting at 09:50A moderate 6.8 mile / 11 km walk
Wednesday 22 January 2020Meeting at 09:25, Starting at 09:30A moderate 8.1 mile / 13 km walk
Wednesday 22 January 2020Meeting at 09:55, Starting at 10:00A leisurely 5.6 mile / 9 km walk
Wednesday 22 January 2020Meeting at 08:50A moderate 7 mile / 11.3 km walk
Thursday 23 January 2020Starting at 00:00A moderate 8.7 mile / 14 km walk
Saturday 25 January 2020Starting at 00:00An easy 6 mile / 9.7 km walk
Saturday 25 January 2020Meeting at 08:25, Starting at 08:30A moderate 7.1 mile / 11.5 km walk
Saturday 25 January 2020Meeting at 09:30, Starting at 10:30A moderate 7.5 mile / 12.1 km walk