The foot of the Packhorse Track
The entrance to the Packhorse Track, Crow Trees Lane
At the beginning, it’ s reasonably level
Then if begins to drop –
and becomes progressively steeper
Many of the surface stones and setts have been dislodged
and it is quite difficult to traverse, especially after rain
but it’s very scenic!
and about a metre wide, with obstructions from fallen banks and vegetation
It levels out near the bottom
It is a reminder of how our ancestors travelled – the packhorse men or jaggers used this route from Halifax to Oldham
MAP87184285 This is a map of the route along footpath 180.
And this song on Youtube celebrates the history of its users : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkvBmGqsOzs