Category: Vale of Edale

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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Kinder Scout and Redbrook followed by Castleton Garland Day

29.5.12Walking with; Nobody Ewan MacColl’s Manchester Rambler claimed to have “sunbathed on Kinder and been burned to a cinder”, but given that my last two trips up there had involved zero visibility and blizzard like conditions I had my doubts. None-the-less I can now confirm that it is eminently possible to be fried on and

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