Category: Great Ridge

A very varied week

Well, after some well deserved post-Ecuador RNR, things have really picked up again and we have a busy and varied week. It started with a couple of days in the Peak District with Clint and Paul who were visiting from the USA and wanted to do some walking to offset their intake of Steak and

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Dark Peak walks with Antonio

9.9.15 Walking with; Antonio   Another day, another Dark peak tour with a fantastic overseas visitor. Antonio was originally from the Phillipines but was living and working in Dubai and was in Manchester as part of an MBA he was doing with Manchester Business School. When he initially contacted me he was keen to find

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A Dark Peak tour with Patricia

Walking with; Patricia 7.9.15 One of the things we pride ourselves on here at Come walk with me is our flexibility, whilst we believe that on foot is the best way to see the countryside we appreciate that not all our clients are able to put in a 20 miler so we adapt our itineraries

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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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This week’s newspaper column

7.5 miles 4 hours Mam Tor is one of the iconic features of the Peak District. In terms of views attained for minimal effort the “Mother Hill” has few equals. At 517 metres it’s no minnow but most people start from the National Trust car park just off the Chapel-en-le-Frith to Castleton road and hence

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Mam Tor and the Great Ridge and Kinder

4/5.11/14 Walking with; Jo     The shin splints finally seem to have mended and what better way to celebrate a return to walking health than with a classic Peak District double header. Mam Tor is a Peak District icon, alternatively known as “The Mother Mountain” or “The Shivering Mountain” it delivers spectacular views of the

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Win Hill before work

Walking with; Nobody22.09.12 Starting work at 4pm on a Saturday when your good lady is away taking in the sea air of Whitby and the blue skies and crisp air make for perfect rugby playing conditions is not a prospect to gladden the heart. It does, however, provide ample time for a pre-shift walk and

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