Sleightholme Beck: Source to Greta Confluence

Grade 3 (5)
Length 7 km
Paddleable spate

in North East · North West · Yorkshire

Description

Very rarely run trib of the Tees Greta. Mostly fast flowing grade 2/3, but a serious gorge at Trough Heads contains spikes and siphons may need portaging.

Getting There

Putin W2°7'33" N54°28'31"
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Takeout W2°0'29" N54°30'51"
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Use the track up from Gilmonby to put-in around Bar Gap or higher. Alternatively put-in on Ease Gill on the Tan Hill round if water levels allow. Get out after the Greta confluence at Gilmonby Bridge, or continue down the Greta for a long day's paddle!

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