When I walked Wainwright's Coast to Coast in 1991 the weather was so bad we had to keep to the road. I did go back to Nine Standard Riggs later. I have a weekly blog called 'The Secret Diaries of a Long-distance Walker' Facebook page. It is being read 63 countries. Do take a look. T he 1991 walk is included. My own coast to coast guide book was published in 1997 called 'On Foot from Coast to Coast: The North of England Way'. A quieter alternative. I have a few copies left tel 01904 488455.