Category: Derbyshire

Our favourite mountains-Chapter two-Kinder Scout

Okay, so first things first, it’s probably not really a mountain, but it is certainly a significant piece of British upland and it’s not just one of our favourite mountains but one of our favourite places in the whole world! A bold statement to be sure, but it’s not only a magnificently wild landscape in

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Hope to Grindleford

The area around the Hope Valley is one of those fortunate spots in the UK’s National Parks that has genuinely good public transport links with the added advantage this brings of planning linear walks. Since injuring my knee during an Autumn expedition to Cambodia I haven’t had the chance to get out and do any

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Walking and scrambling on Kinder’s North Edge

Full album on Facebook 4.1.17 Walking with; Nathan 2017 has started with a blast of fantastic, sunny, chilly weather and Wednesday was no exception. After a couple of days of beautiful local walking along the banks of the Mersey and around Chorlton Water Park, a long overdue catch up with Nathan took me out into

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TrekFest, The Peaks 2016

2-4.9.16 Walking with; the 25km and 100km walkers TrekFest is probably my favourite mass participation event and for the Peak District one this year there were over 600 registered participants. The base camp for the event was on the playing fields of Hope College and from there the four different routes covering 25,50,75 and 100

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Kinder via Grindsbrook Clough

8.5.16 Walking with; Rae and Dave . Full album on Facebook I’d only just arrived back from my Cornish adventures when I received an e-mail from Rae asking whether we could fit her and Dave in for a walk in the Dark Peak, an area they’d never visited before. I chose Kinder as for me

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D of E practice with KEGCB and BXM Expeditions

Full album on Facebook23/24.4.16 Walking with; Jess, Jessica, Grace, Alex, Maya and Katy The Dark Peak is a great spot for D of E. It provides a variety of landscapes, a selection of wild land, footpaths, ridges and valleys and there are many decent campsites and interesting features. KEGCB were starting their practice expedition at

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A circuit of the Derwent and Howden reservoirs

Full album on Facebook 7.1.16 Waking with; Nathan Nathan has been a longstanding friend of Come walk with me as we met when we were both working towards our Mountain Leader qualifications. We have had some excellent outings in the Lake District, Wales and Scotland but on this occasion we decided to stay local and

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A circular walk from Hathersage to Bretton and Abney Grange

Link to the full album on Facebook 16.11.15 Walking with; Nobody   I’ve not spent as much time around Hathersage as I have in Edale and Hope so with a few spare days this week I thought I would head out that way and have an explore. I had to drop Mrs H off at

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Trekfest The Peaks 2015

Walking with; 600+ charity trekkers 4/5.9.15   Full album from the weekend   Trekfest is a mass participation challenge event which sees around 600 walkers take on 13, 27 or 54 mile courses to be completed within time parameters. The first one of 2015 was held in the Brecon Beacons and I was able to

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Win Hill to Edale via Kinder

13.12.14 Walking with; Al I think it is safe to say that I have probably walked more on Kinder than any other hill in the UK, and yet I never tire of it. Partly it’s because there are so many different ways up on to the plateau, numerous routes from Hayfield and Edale lead up

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