Tag: Edale

Mam Tor in Winter

Mam Tor in Winter

We walked up to the summit of Mam Tor today. Some of the images from that short walk are below. Beautiful as they are don;t be fooled into thinking you can trot up there at a moment’s notice. Today for example the wind was up […]

The Great Ridge

The Great Ridge

The Great Ridge runs from Mam Tor to Lose Hill and separates Castleton from Edale. It’s only about 3 kilometres  long but its changes in height and exposed position make it a good medium difficulty walk, especially in challenging weather, and on the Great Ridge […]

Mam Tor, The Shivering Mountain

Mam Tor, The Shivering Mountain

Mam Tor means “mother hill” but then it didn’t take a linguistic genius to work that out did it, LOL. It’s also called the “Shivering Mountain” which I always think sounds like something out of Lord of The Rings that has a band of ice […]

Ascending Grindslow Knoll in Edale

Ascending Grindslow Knoll in Edale

We decided to climb Grindslow Knoll on one of the warmest days of the year but the following day was even hotter so on reflection I’m glad we did it when we did.  J Parking in Edale is always fun as it’s such a busy […]

Kinder Scout Via Ringing Roger and Grindsbrook Knoll

Kinder Scout Via Ringing Roger and Grindsbrook Knoll

Kinder Scout is one of those hills in the Derbyshire Peak District that offers many different experiences for walkers. Because of its scale and topography there are numerous ways to approach it. Bisected by the Pennine Way South to North and with trails widely varying […]