Peak And Fell Walking Blog

Ashbourne Shrovetide ... Wednesday 18th February 2015

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Mick Betteridge and his ball before the start of the game
IF YOU SAW ME AT SHROVETIDE THIS YEAR PLEASE CONTACT ME USING THE "LEAVE A REPLY" BOX BELOW OR THE "CONTACT" OPTION ON THE MENU BAR ABOVE DETAILS AND PHOTOS COMING SOON - Please revisit this page at Peak and Fell Walking Route - Ashbourne Shawcroft Car Park ... Around Ashbourne And Area PICASA ...

Ashbourne Shrovetide ... Tuesday 17th February 2015

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Mick Pepper sings the National Antham before the start of the game
IF YOU SAW ME AT SHROVETIDE THIS YEAR PLEASE CONTACT ME USING THE "LEAVE A REPLY" BOX BELOW OR THE "CONTACT" OPTION ON THE MENU BAR ABOVE DETAILS AND PHOTOS COMING SOON - Please revisit this page at Peak and Fell Walking I always look forward to this wonderful local annual event. Today I was ...

An Inversion With Snow And Ice On The Central Fells

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A Snowy High Seat Summit
Peaks Climbed High Seat 608m - Bleaberry Fell 590m - Walla Crag 379m DETAILS AND PHOTOS COMING SOON - Please revisit this page at Peak and Fell Walking. Route - Ashness Bridge - Dodd - High Seat - Bleaberry Fell - Walla Crag - Ashness Bridge PICASA WEB ALBUMS Link To An Inversion With Snow And ...

Mam Tor And The Great Ridge From Castleton

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Mam Tor Summit Trig Point With The Great Ridge In The Background
Peaks Climbed Mam Tor 517m - Barker Bank 426m - Back Tor [Great Ridge] 446m - Lose Hill 476m It looked a promising day as far as the weather was concerned so I decided to head off for Castleton for a walk along the Great Ridge. I parked at the junction of roads between the Winnats Pass and the ...

Hen Cloud And The Roaches

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Post On Path Between The Roaches And Hen Cloud
Peaks Climbed Hen Cloud 410m - The Roaches 505m Today was an early morning start to explore Hen Cloud and The Roaches. There was lots of early morning mist which created a lovely inversion across the valley. I have made this walk several times now and I always seem to make the decision to walk ...

Milldale From Alsop En Le Dale

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Nabs Dale
Peaks Climbed Shining Tor [Milldale] 250m This was a short afternnon walk from Alsop En Le Dale to Milldale and back. It is always a good idea to make a circular walk if possible rathar than a "there and back" walk. Although it was nice and sunny it was very hazy today and therefore the views ...

A Greenburn Round - Steel Fell To Helm Crag

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Helm Crag summit with Steel Fell
Peaks Climbed Steel Fell 553m - Calf Crag 537m - Gibson Knott 420m - Helm Crag 405m This was an excellent walk. Starting from the layby on the A591 near Town Head I walked to Helmside and then climbed Steel Fell. The ascent is reasonably easy as it is a long slowly rising ridge. At the summit ...

Muncaster Fell Returning Via La’al Ratty

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Hooker Crag - Muncaster Fell summit Trig Point
Peaks Climbed Muncaster Fell [Hooker Crag] 231m - Silver Knott 174m Today I met up with Roger, Ann and Harry. We had decided that we would drive south to Muncaster Mill Station to walk along Muncaster Fell which is one of Ann's favourite places in the Lake District. Link to Muncaster Fell by ...

Knott Rigg And Ard Crags From Little Town

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The sun shines over Ard Crags from Ill Crag
Peaks Climbed Knott Rigg 556m - Ill Crag [Newlands] 546m - Ard Crags 581m - Aikin Knott 473m The morning started with dark skies and hail storms. I had parked up in Little Town to complete two more of my second round Wainwrights. After getting my walking gear on and found that it was still ...

Troutbeck Tongue From Church Bridge

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Troutbeck Tongue summit
Peaks Climbed Troutbeck Tongue 364m On a very misty morning I joined David Hall for a walk in the Troutbeck valley to Troutbeck Tongue. The walk was just over 8 miles and on a good day is a lovely place for a walk. I wanted a easier walk today as I was recovering from back pain and sciatica. ...

Rydal To Great Rigg Returning Via Stone Arthur And Grasmere

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Great Rigg Summit looking towards Fairfield
Peaks Climbed Nab Scar 450m - Heron Pike [Rydal] 612m - Heron Pike North Top [Rydal Fell] 621m - Great Rigg 766m - Stone Arthur 504m Route - Roadside Parking Next To Rydal Church - Nab Scar - Heron Pike [Rydal] - Heron Pike North Top [Rydal Fell] - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - Grasmere - Town End ...

Parkhouse Hill From Earl Sterndale

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Chrome Hill From Parkhouse Hill
Peaks Climbed Parkhouse Hill 360m - Chrome Hill 425m I was in need of some exercise after my recent back problems. After looking at the weather forecast I saw that it was going to be a foggy start but then brightening up to give sunny spells. I only had the opportunity to walk during the morning ...

A Short Walk To Loughrigg Fell And Rydal Cave

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Looking From Inside Rydal Cave To Nab Scar
Peaks Climbed Loughrigg Fell 335m Route - White Moss Car Park - Loughrigg Terrace - Loughrigg Fell - Rydal Cave - White Moss Car Park Photos of the walk can be seen below ... PICASA WEB ALBUMS Link To A Short Walk To Loughrigg Fell And Rydal Cave ...

Gummers How And Birch Fell From Fell Foot Road

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Birch Fell Summit
Peaks Climbed Gummers How 321m - Birch Fell 318m A walk that takes in two Birketts (one which was on my "to do" list). Route - Roadside Parking On Fell Foot Road - Gummers How - Birch Fell - Gummers How - Roadside Parking On Fell Foot Road