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Castleton-Winnat’s Pass-Mam Tor-Back Tor-Castleton

15.1.12 Walking with; Rob and Helen A perfect Sunday walk in the sunshine with a couple of short climbs rewarded with disproportionately spectacular views of the Hope and Edale valleys and the Kinder Plateau. We started out of Castleton, passing the path to “The Devil’s Arse” cavern and following the gentle contours along the frosty

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Nantlle Ridge

12.1.12 Walking with; Al A beautiful, wild, windy day out in Snowdonia without another walker in sight. We parked up at the very picturesque Rhyd Ddu railway station, scenically set with Snowdon (hidden by cloud) as a spectacular backdrop. We set out across very swampy land, before passing Drwyscoed Uchaf farm and starting the lengthy

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Shutlingsloe-Macclesfield Forest-Tegg’s Nose-Toot Hill-Clough Hall

10.1.12 Walking with; Nobody A fantastic walking start to the year in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. I started out from Clough Hall and headed straight up Shutlingsloe, known in this part of the world as “The Cheshire Matterhorn” due to it’s distinctive triangular profile. At 506m, it’s a little smaller than it’s famous

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