Peak District – Kinder Scout Wild Camp in the Luxe HexPeak

For the first outing in my new Luxe HexPeak v4a I arranged an overnight Peak District adventure with my friend Rich aka UKWildCamper on YouTube, we met up at the Rambler in Edale for a quick pre walk drink before leaving the warmth of the open fire and heading off out in to the elements. … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout Wild Camp in the Luxe HexPeak

Peak District – Winter Camp at Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout

This weeks mini Peak District adventure was a last minute winter wild camp at Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout. I spotted a nice little weather window so packed my kit and headed to Hope. I walked up via the Roman Road to Hope Cross as fast as my legs could carry me as it was … Continue reading Peak District – Winter Camp at Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout

Peak District Walk – Kinder Scout & Hope Cross in the Snow

In this Peak District outing I head to Kinder Scout to enjoy some of the first proper snow of winter and of 2016. I parked at Edale and began by walking up to Ringing Roger on Kinder, after a short while taking in the views I walked via Crookstone Knoll down to Hope Cross and … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Kinder Scout & Hope Cross in the Snow

Peak District – Wild Camping above the clouds on Kinder Scout

This weeks mini adventure will officially go down as my favourite ever solo wilds camp in the glorious Peak District, all the conditions were perfect to make it a night to remember. I arrived in Edale to clear skies and as I walked up Kinder Scout the mist / cloud began to roll up the … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping above the clouds on Kinder Scout

Views to the south from Sandy Heys

Peak District – Wild Camping – Sandy Heys on Kinder Scout

Another week, another Wild Camp... This time we set off from Bowden Bridge near Hayfield and made our way up to Sandy Heys on Kinder Scout. We were extremely lucky with the weather and witnessed another great sunset. Sandy Heys is a very interesting spot, it has an important significance for the Aetherius Society and … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Sandy Heys on Kinder Scout

The GoPro Hero 3 shooting a sunset Time Lapse

Peak District – Wild Camping – Grindslow Knoll on Kinder Scout

It's the school holiday's, the weather is getting better, so that means only one thing.... Convince my daughter that the best way to spend an evening is up a mountain somewhere. As it's Peak Routes, that somewhere is naturally the Peak District, The Glorious Peak District. Let me tell you folks, the UK's First National … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Grindslow Knoll on Kinder Scout

Official Summit area, the false cairn is pictured with the Official Grass mound summit in the background

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Jacob’s Ladder & The Official Summit

It's always great to return to an old favourite, walking routes along the southern edge of Kinder Scout is where I first cut my teeth with proper navigation. It is along this edge that my friends and I first set foot on this great mountain, longer ago than I care to recollect. I remember the … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout – Jacob’s Ladder & The Official Summit