Category Archive: 2014

Apr 18 2014

Walk 80 – Up Hill, Down Dale

Penhill from West Witton: Our annual Easter walking weekend had crept up on me to the point I found myself needing to do some last minute preparation in order to be ready in time. In reality this just meant digging out my boots, buying enough lager to last me the weekend and making sure I had the ingredients for Sunday nights tea.

Apr 05 2014

Walk 79 – Back Tor Basics

Back Tor from Ladybower Inn: What a difference a week often makes. Last week we had glorious conditions whereas today we were going to get wet, it was just a matter of when!

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Mar 29 2014

Walk 78 – Over The Hills

Blakelow Hill, Oaker Hill & Moor Plantations/Stanton Moor from Birchover: My thoughts as we arrived in Birchover were that this was going to be a tough day for me personally. A trip to A&E the previous evening resulted in only 3 hours sleep, which meant I was tired before we even got out of the car.

Mar 15 2014

Walk 77 – Harry Up!

Mill Hill, Harry Hut & Lantern Pike from Hayfield: I was pretty sure that today was going to remind me very much of the good old days of 2010. Back then we walked for hours, climbed thousands of feet and returned tired but in a good way.

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Mar 01 2014

Walk 76 – Calved On Stone

Ox Stones from Bents Green: Two weeks earlier, the weather had been so bad that only three Badgers braved our walk from High Bradfield. Fast forward two weeks, the weather was set fair and the numbers were back up with 12 in attendance.

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