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Derwent Valley Heritage Way

4th & 5th December 2019: Ladybower Reservoir to Baslow – 13 miles I was up at 05:50, 10 mins before the alarm, and leapt out of bed before remembering I

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One Last Hurrah!

As you may have seen from a couple of previous posts, my plan for the last couple of months of the year was to walk the River Nidd Trail over

Pitched beside Sand Tarn - a truly lovely spot in the Yorkshire Dales

Wildcamps of 2016

I’ve not posted anything for the last 6 months or so, if I’m honest, I’ve not really had much to talk about and what I have done I’ve not felt


Kinder via Jaggers Clough

I took advantage of the glorious weekend weather – the first decent Saturday in June as far as I can recall and headed for another ascent route up onto the


May #MicroAdventure

We (@PilgrimChris and I) didn’t really manage an April MicroAdventure – we did a camp site overnighter and walked 22 miles through the Yorkshire Dales, but in many ways we


Kinder Winter White-out

I love walking in proper winter weather; not the usual winter weather we get in the UK – the drab, miserable, grey, wet and windy stuff that covers the country

Kinder Scout Ascent Routes

My Kinder Scout Project

I really enjoyed last week’s walk up Fair Brook and onto the Kinder plateau. Despite the mud (see walk summary here). It got me thinking about all the other routes

Utterly Butterley Reservoir
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I finally realised someone was having a laugh at my expense when I heard a brass band playing ‘Summertime’ as I stepped off my fourth train of the morning, at

Misty camp on Kinder Low, either side of the path

A Weekend Sacrifice

The Oxford Dictionary defines sacrifice as “An act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy”. It also includes an alternative


Dovestone Reservoir

A rest from Wainwright bagging today, as take a wander around one of my favourite edge walks. Route Description: Dovestone Res car park, Yeoman Hey res, Greenfield Res, Birchen Clough,


Kinder Art Gallery

I made a long overdue return to the Kinder plateau yesterday as I walked the Edale Skyline. There are multiple versions of this walk and mine runs from Edale village,


Walk Report: Chrome Hill

Date: 4th Mar 2008 Stats: 12.5 miles, 2600 feet Weather: Clear blue skies, warm in the sunshine, bitterly cold on the tops Trig Points: 2: TP3614 – Hardings Booth, TP3813


Walk Report: Black Hill from Crowden

Date: 23rd Feb 2008 Stats: 10.5 miles, 1800 feet Weather: No rain, low cloud, very windy on top, wet underfoot Trig Points: 3: TP7322 – Hey Edge, TP3980 – Holme


Walk Report: Margery Hill

Date: 9th Feb 2008 Stats: 12.0 miles, 2600 feet Weather: Fine clear day, light wind, cold on tops, no rain Trig Points: 2: TP4652 – Margery, TP5253 – Outer Edge


Walk Report: Tegg’s Nose

Date: 26th Jan 2008 Stats: 8.0 miles, 1900 feet Weather: Overcast all day, mostly mild, cold wind on top, but no rain Trig Points: 1: TP5970 – Shutlingsloe Wainwrights: N/A


Walk Report: Dove Dale

Date: 9th Jun 2007 Stats: 14.0 miles, 2500 feet Weather: Warm and clear, getting very warm and sunny towards the end Trig Points: 3: Fells: 0 Other Info: Parking on


Walk Report: Harry Hut and Lantern Pike

Date: 19th May 2007 Stats: 10.5 miles, 1900 feet Weather: Overcast but dry, no wind Trig Points: 3: TP3646 – Harry Hut, TP0192 – Hollingworth Head, TP4361 – Lantern Pike


Walk Report: White Edge and Froggatt Edge

Date: 12th May 2007 Stats: 15.0 miles, 1500 feet Weather: Cloudy but no rain, warming gently through the day Trig Points: 4: TP3195 – Flask Edge, TP0195 – Barbrook, TP6878