Grading Info

Walks gradings

E 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
D Leisurely Walks for reasonably fit people. May include unsurfaced rural paths. Walking boots or comfortable footwear and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.
C Easy, mainly on level ground and often paths and tracks. Longer walks than Grade D. Suitable for beginners if reasonably fit.
C+ Easy to moderate, for those with improving fitness, offering some modest challenges.
B Moderate, demanding higher standards of fitness and stamina than C+.
B+ Between moderate and strenuous, for the reasonably fit. Standard grading for summits taken at a slower pace in summer conditions.
A Strenuous. For the fit, involving some or all of the following factors: High or rough ground; steep ascents and descents; distances over 15 miles.