Thursday, 15 June 2017

Hathersage / Stanage Edge (Circular) - Derbyshire - 15/06/17 - 10 Miles

The start from Hathersage along Baulk Lane.
Little lamb.
Climb over wall here.
Left to High Neb, or straight on if you have climbing gear.
Another trig point.
Along Stanage Edge.
Snow in June ?
The descent to Mitchell Field Farm.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Walton / Linacre (Circular) - Derbyshire - 10/06/17 - 7 Miles - Helen (Molly)

Helen goes swimming. One man and his dog disagree over the right direction. That's Linacre reservoir in the background; seriously. The return leg found us picking up the Chesterfield Round Walk, but in the opposite direction to how I normally do it. It's easy enough though; you just look for the signs.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Monsal Head / Litton Mill (Circular) - Derbyshire - 04/06/17 - 5.25 Miles - Helen (Molly)

So this is the Monsal Trail.
Once done with the information board we set off for Water-cum-jolly.
And admired the cliff-face when we got there.
I ascend so fast I am just a blur.
Helen passes by information board.
My old university campus.
The slightly slippy descent back to Monsal.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Baslow Edge / White Edge / Birchen Edge (Circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 01/06/17 - 7 Miles

Heading up to Gardom's Edge
I don't know whether I have ever photographed this before for the blog (it's called the Eaglestone by the way).
Approaching Curbar Gap.
That's where I am heading (well trig point anyway).
This is what I do when I get there.
Looking up at Nelson's Monument, on the path below Birchen Edge.

Friday, 26 May 2017

Snowdon (Pyg Track Up / Llanberis Path Down) - Wales - 23/05/17 - 8 Miles - Helen

All about the Pyg Track.
Helen strides up.
Some Japanese tourists took our picture at Bwlch y Moch (and no we didn't turn right for Crib Goch)
We kept a helicopter on standby in case we got tired.
Pushing on.
When you haven't any change.
Ten years later I am back on the summit, and this time the café is open.
Helen thought the train was going to carry her down.
But soon realised there was little point chasing it.
All about the Llanberis Path.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Bubnell to Beeley (out and back) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 18/05/17 - 8 Miles

The Bluebells are still hanging around.
Do not ?
The puddle trail.
Into the blue yonder.
New species of frog.
Strange alien monster waiting to jump me, when I pass those trees.

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Edale / Kinder / Grindsbrook (circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 14/05/17 - 5.75 Miles

Having sat out the unexpected shower in a café in Edale, the weather improved for the way up.
There were some funny looking cairns around.
At last we reach Ringing Roger.
Interesting stone carving.
Oh look, here are some more.
Strange cylindrical object could clearly be seen near Grindsbrook Knoll.
The stony and slippy descent back to Edale.