Enjoying the Peak District One Hill At A Time

Tag: Stanage Edge

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 […]

Carl Wark and Higgar Tor

Carl Wark and Higgar Tor

I began writing this to accompany the images we took while out walking around Higgar Tor, Carl Warl and Over Owler Tor today and while doing the research found out something quite surprising. It’s not earth shattering as such but the fact that I was […]

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 […]

Autumn on Stanage Edge

Autumn on Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge is one of our favourite walks, it’s impossible to get lost and can be challenging in the wet and icy conditions so it’s a good one for pushing yourself just as far as you want to go. There is a limit of course […]

Derwent Edge Image Gallery

Derwent Edge Image Gallery

Here are some images taken on our walk on Derwent Edge today. The edge affords fanstastic views over Ladybower Resrvoir, Stanage Edge, Bamford Edge, Win Hill, Lose Hill, Mam Tor, Edale and the Upper Derwent Valley. It’s very popular and can be busy at the […]

Bamford Edge

Bamford Edge

Our walk along Bamford edge took place in two stages, first we approached it from the car park at Dennis Knoll, under Stanage Edge. It’s a slightly round-about route that takes you around the back of the copse as if you’re headed towards the larger […]