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 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 – 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 Walk – Kinder Scout – Ringing Roger & Hope Cross