Peak District – Kinder Scout Walk & 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 Walk & Wild Camp in the Luxe HexPeak

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

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

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 – An Evening on Kinder Scout

This is a short video of an evening I spent speechless due to the stunning views from Kinder Scout, I had intended to Wild Camp in my bivvy but the heavens opened and the thunder arrived. I decided I didn't fancy being up high with thunder and lightening around so I headed off at around … Continue reading Peak District – An Evening on Kinder Scout