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Ups and Downs in Lockdown

I didn’t feel it go, but at some point in a 50 yard stretch of descent from Edale Rocks my left calf began to hurt quite badly. It felt like

Project

Kinder via William Clough

7.8 mls, 12.55 km 1900 ft, 579.1 m Bowden Bridge Car Park 07:33 to 11:23 Peak District Walk Number 643 Walk Notes: My first proper hill walk since fracturing my

Long Distance Paths

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

Long Distance Paths

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
Camping

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

Walks

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

Camping

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

Camping

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

Project

My Kinder Scout Project

A recent walk up to the famous Kinder Scout plateau in the Peak District got me thinking about all the other routes I’d used to reach this huge, peaty summit. I

Kinder Scout Ascent Routes
Walks

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
Long Distance Paths

Summertime

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
Camping

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

Walks

Walk Report: Stanage Edge

I desperately wanted to get out today – I’ve not walked further than round the supermarket for three weeks as I’ve been resting my recently repaired knee – and the

Walks

Walk Report: Kinder Perimeter

Date: 12th Jul 2009 Stats: 13.5 miles, 2800 feet Weather: Overcast and cloudy, some rain spells, brightening at the end Trig Points: 2: TP4216 – Kinder Low, TP3019 – Edale

Walks

Walk Report: Dovestone Reservoir

Date: 9th Apr 2009 Stats: 11.0 miles, 2200 feet Weather: Cloudy, spots of rain, but no wind to speak of Trig Points: 1: TP0828 – Alphin Pike Wainwrights: N/A Other

Walks

Walk Report: Shutlingsloe & Shining Tor

Date: 4th Apr 2009 Stats: 14.0 miles, 3000 feet Weather: Low cloud and mist to begin, warming nicely and clearing as the walk went on Trig Points: 3: TP5970 –

Walks

Walk Report: Kinder Downfall

Date: 16th Mar 2009 Stats: 9.0 miles, 2000 feet Weather: Sunny to start, clouding later, no rain, no wind Trig Points: 2: TP6378 – The Edge, TP4216 – Kinder Low

Walks

Walk Report: Dovestone Reservoir

Date: 15th Nov 2008 Stats: 5.5 miles, 1100 feet Weather: Cold, windy, intermittent rain, very wet underfoot Trig Points: 0 Wainwrights: 0 Other Info: Ample parking at Dovestone Resr (£1.30