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 – Walking – 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 – Walking – Alport & Win Hill

Peak District – Wild Camping – Kinder Scout

A Wild Camp on Kinder Scout with my daughter. We parked the car in Hope and set off along the roman road towards Hope Cross, we then headed up to Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout for a relaxing night enjoying the views. We had a great night and the sunrise in the morning was amazing … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Kinder Scout

Peak District – Win Hill & Hope Cross in the Snow

Today‚Äôs walk was to be a relatively short one, I had limited time and I knew that my progress would be slowed slightly by the snow, the starting point was to be the Yorkshire Bridge Inn at Ladybower and thankfully the roads leading here were open today too. We have had a pretty heavy amount … Continue reading Peak District – Win Hill & Hope Cross in the Snow

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Ringing Roger & Hope Cross

I'm having a great run at the moment it seems when it comes to walking weather, I had checked the advanced forecast and selected Thursday the 13th of December to have a wander this week. When the day finally arrived I still hadn't chosen where I was going to walk, I quickly checked my Dark … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout – Ringing Roger & Hope Cross

Peak District – Wild Camping – Edale Skyline Route

There are some times when just one day out on the hills just isn't enough.. well.. I suppose one day is never enough really when I come to think about it. I have been doing lots of day walks in the Peak District lately so I thought it was about time that I chucked my … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Edale Skyline Route