Peak Routes Podcast Episode 11

Peak Routes Podcast – Episode 11 – Kinder Scout, Jacob’s Ladder & The Official Summit

This episode of the podcast features a classic Peak District route starting from Barber Booth. From the car park at Barber Booth I headed for Upper Booth and then up Jacob's Ladder. I headed in to the clouds to the trig point at Kinder Low before navigating off to the official summit. After picking my … Continue reading Peak Routes Podcast – Episode 11 – Kinder Scout, Jacob’s Ladder & The Official Summit

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

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

Peak District Walk – Kinder Scout – Crowden & Grindsbrook

The weather in 2012 has been a real wash out at times, especially when it comes to walking days. We've walked in everything this year, drizzle, hail, torrential rain and the odd thunder storm. Luckily however I work continental shifts which means I work 4 days and then get 4 days off. Doing this sort … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Kinder Scout – Crowden & Grindsbrook