The Limestone Lion of Yorkshire – a two day prowl

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There can’t be many 2 day treks that manage to pack so many iconic Dales features into such a compact little route as the Yorkshire Limestone Lion, so when I was looking for a 2 day trek to check my gear choices for this year’s TGO Challenge it was an easy choice.

It wasn’t however the quickest of choices. I picked up the little guide booklet for this walk almost 30 years ago at the Pen-y-Ghent café in Horton in Ribblesdale and its sat on my bookshelf ever since, waiting for me to realise what a little gem of a walk it is. As it turns out it’s a little cracker. Continue reading