Everybody who enjoys gentle walking in the countryside and is in reasonably good physical condition can walk at this grade. It is normally walking without big height changes and for 3 to 4 hours. The walks usually cover 4- 7 miles. Elevation gain and loss 500´to 1500´.
This grade is recommended to all people in good physical condition. Previous experience of hill-walking is useful but not essential. The height changes are not great. You should feel comfortable walking 4 to 5 hours. The walks usually cover 5 - 9 miles. Elevation gain and loss 1500´to 2500´.
This grade is suitable for people in good physical condition, with previous hill-walking experience. Difficulty is not only in length but also in considerable changes of height and altitude during the walk. Some walks can be up to 6 - 8 hours. The walks usually cover 8 - 12 miles. Elevation gain and loss 2500´to 3500´.