Peak District – The 9 Edges Challenge

The 9 Edges Challenge is a 21 mile route that crosses 9 gritstone edges in the eastern Peak District. It's an annual charity event put on in aid of the Edale Mountain rescue service that pits walkers, runners and climbers against some famous Derbyshire gritstone edges. Derwent, Stanage, Upper Burbage, Lower Burbage, Frogatt, Curbar, Baslow, … Continue reading Peak District – The 9 Edges Challenge

Peak District Walk – The Derwent Valley Heritage Way

The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a 55 mile route tracing the course of the River Derwent from Heatherdene to Derwent Mouth. The river begins up at Swaines Greave near Bleaklow and then flows down in to the chain of reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley. It flows in to Howden, Derwent and then Ladybower … Continue reading Peak District Walk – The Derwent Valley Heritage Way

Peak District – Bleaklow Stones Walk & Wild Camp

In this video my friend Rich and I meet up at Bamford for a walk and a wild camp to see if we can spot the Perseids Meteor Shower. We had a very rough plan, meet up at Bamford at around lunch time and then head somewhere to camp away from the summer crowds. The only … Continue reading Peak District – Bleaklow Stones Walk & Wild Camp

Peak District Cycling – Ladybower Plug Holes & Derwent Overflows

https://youtu.be/aZRqZry5jf0 In this video Ray and I head out on the bikes to the Upper Derwent Valley armed with the DJI Phantom 4. I'd been wanting to capture the Ladybower Reservoir Plug Holes and the Derwent Dam Wall Overflowing... I wasn't disappointed, we got some nice aerial views and had a great bike ride in … Continue reading Peak District Cycling – Ladybower Plug Holes & Derwent Overflows

Peak District Walk – Derwent Edge & Ladybower Reservoir

For my first walk back in the Peak District after my holiday in Tasmania I went for an old favourite. Derwent Edge from the Ashopton Viaduct and back along the side of the Ladybower Reservoir. The weather was set to be good in the eastern part of the Peaks so off we went to burn … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Derwent Edge & Ladybower Reservoir

Peak District Walk – Alport & Win Hill

It's very rare that I walk at weekends, not because I'm alergic to the crowds but mainly due to family commitments. This weekend however everyone in the family had plans except me so I was pleased when an invite came through to my inbox. My twitter friend Martin Rye @Rye1966 from http://www.summitandvalley.com was heading out … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Alport & Win Hill

Peak District – MTB – Ladybower Loop & Hagg Farm Descent

In this video my mate Andy and I head out on the bikes around Ladybower. We set off from Fairholmes and headed north along Ladybower, Derwent and Howden dams to Slippery Stones and the back down the eastern side to the Ashopton Viaduct. We then proceeded along the southern side of Ladybower before crossing the … Continue reading Peak District – MTB – Ladybower Loop & Hagg Farm Descent