Grade 1 - Leisurely Walks Normally 5-8 miles, may include gentle ascents and descents of up to a total 1100ft of ascent and similar descent over a days walk. Easier scenic walking at lower altitudes along paths and tracks.
Grade 2 - Moderate Walks Normally 6-10 miles on paths and tracks, between 800ft - 1700ft of total ascent and similar descent. Longer walks, on moorland, coastal paths and hills.
Grade 3 - Moderate Mountain Walks Normally ranging from 6-10 miles, between 1700ft - 2600ft of ascent, similar descent. Longer walks, over higher ground with possibly steeper ups and downs on paths and tracks.
Grade 4 - Challenging Walks Normally ranging from 8-13 miles, between 1500ft - 3000+ft of ascent, similar descent, over undulating mountain terrain, walking at higher levels with steep ups and downs. Suitable for experienced hill & mountain walkers.