From: Pilsbury To: Chee TorDistance: 12.9 mls, 20.76 kmHeight Gain: 2000 ft, 609.6 m
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Route Description: Pilsbury, Pilsbury Castle Hills, Crowdicote, Longnor, Parkhouse Hill, Earl Sterndale, Hind Low, Brierlow Dale, Back Dale, Deep Dale, Wye Dale, Chee Dale, Monsal Trail, Chee Tor
Start Time: 08:20 End Time: 18:15 Duration: 09:55
Ave Speed: 1.3 mph
Region: Peak District
Notes: A day of changed plans, spontaneity and compromise. An early slip, hurting my knee, put paid to some of our plans and made for a great day in the end. A diversion into Longnor saw us digging into a second breakfast, before heading out to the hills. Skipping Chrome Hill, we modified the route to take in Parkhouse instead, which Matt climbed and I declined due to the steepness of the descent and my knee, but the diversion pointed us at Earl Sterndale and the Quiet Woman pub and a couple of well deserved pints (but no food). The afternoon's Dales were wonderful and we eventually compromised on a river-side pitch, which was also great!
Walking with: Matthew King
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16507 - Hind Low (1467 ft, 447.00 m) - (4)
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