Archive for August, 2009

Dove Dale via Hall Dale

August 28, 2009

DSC_0035 - MOD1 -  View East across Milldale- 22-08-09

Looking East back to Milldale on climb  up to head of Hall Dale

DSC_0048 - MOD1 - View Down Hall Dale - 22-08-09

Walking down Hall Dale towards Dove Dale

DSC_0052 - MOD1 - Dove Dale - View South to Thorpe Cloud - 22-08-09

View South to Thorpe Cloud (the “Pyramid”) from above the western edge of Dove Dale

DSC_0069 - - MOD1 - Oxleisure Farm from Bunster Hill - 22-08-09

Oxleisure Farm from Bunster Hill

DSC_0084 - MOD1 - Bunster Hill - 22-08-09

Bunster Hill

DSC_0086 - MOD1 - Cows Below Bunster Hill - 22-08-09

Cows below Bunster Hill on Early Evening Limestone Grass

DSC_0089 - MOD1 - Thorpe Cloud and Bunster Hill - 22-08-09

Looking along Bunster Hill (ridges) to Thorpe Cloud

DSC_0094 - MOD1 - Below Bunster Hill - 22-08-09

Below Bunster Hill near Ilam Park

Penistone to Bamford Hike

August 13, 2009

DSC_0038 - MOD1 - Little Don River - View East to Langsett Reservoir - 13-08-09 

Little Don River – View East to head of Langsett Reservoir

A 21 mile afternoon/evening hike from Penistone Station to Bamford Station.  Route taken: leaving Penistone Station at 11.45 Woodhead Route (Trans Pennine Trail) west to Cote Bank Bridge; south to Langsett Reservoir and across Little Don River; Cut Gate Path to Howden Edge; south along Howden Edge (West Rim) then unmarked path along South Rim of Howden Edge, southeast passing south of Wet Stones, across the head of Gravy Clough and then down the east side of Foul Clough to Abbey Brook below Barristers Tor.  After paddling in the totally secluded Abbey Brook continued southwest up Sheepfold Clough to join Lost Lad path and then southeast to Back Tor on Derwent Edge.  South along Derwent Edge, taking the path to Ashopton, emerging just behind the Ladybower Inn (21.10).  Well deserved pints were taken at the Yorkshire Bridge Inn and the Anglers Rest in Bamford enroute to Bamford Station (23.05).

DSC_0047 - MOD2 - Cranberry Clough from Howden Edge - 13-8-09

View West from Howden Edge over Cranberry Clough

DSC_0056 - MOD2 - Abbey Brook near Barristers Tor - 13-08-09

Abbey Brook below Barristers Tor – View East

DSC_0070 - MOD1 - View East to Lost Ladd and Derwent Edge - 13-08-09

View East to Lost Ladd and Derwent Edge from head of Sheepfold Clough

DSC_0081  MOD1 - View North through Back Tor - Derwent Edge - 13-08-09

View North through Back Tor to Howden Edge (South Rim)

DSC_0098 - MOD1 - Mam Tor and Lose Hill from Dovestone Tor - 13-08-09

View South to Lose Hill and Mam Tor from Dovestone Tor on Derwent Edge

Stanton Moor

August 11, 2009

DSC_0019 - MOD1 - Tree on Stanton Moor - near Birchover - 11-08-09

A 7.5 mile  evening walk over Stanton Moor from Birchover, Derbyshire followed by a circular route from Stanton Moor to Winster and back to Birchover via the Limestone Way.  

DSC_0010 - MOD1 - Cork Stone - Stanton Moor - near Birchover - 11-08-09

The Cork Stone at the southern end of Stanton Moor.

DSC_0026 - MOD1 - Tree on Stanton Moor - near Birchover - 11-08-09

Kinder Reservoir, Downfall & Scout

August 9, 2009

DSC_0006- MOD1 - Kinder Reservoir - Dam and Spillway - 09-08-09

  Kinder Reservoir – Dam and Spillway

DSC_0001 - MOD1 - Kinder Reservoir - Dam and Spillway - 09-08-09

Kinder Reservoir – Dam and Spillway

DSC_0009- MOD1 - Kinder Reservoir and Kinder Scout - 09-08-09

Kinder Reservoir – View to Kinder Scout

DSC_0010- MOD1 - Kinder Reservoir Pathway - 09-08-09

Kinder Reservoir Path – View to Kinder Scout

DSC_0012- MOD2 - Kinder Reservoir Pathway - 09-08-09

Kinder Reservoir – View to Kinder Scout

DSC_0015 - MOD1 - Kinder Reservoir Pathway looking towards Kinder Downfall - 09-08-09

Kinder Reservoir – View to Kinder Downfall

DSC_0023 - MOD1 - Bottom of William Clough - 09-08-09

Bottom of William Clough – “Dancing Drystones”

DSC_0024 - MOD1 - Footbridge at bottom of William Clough - 09-08-09

Bottom of William Clough

DSC_0028- MOD1 - View down William Clough to Kinder Reservoir  - 09-08-09

Head of William Clough – View to Kinder Reservoir

DSC_0050 - MOD1 - Kinder Downfall - 09-08-09

Kinder Downfall

DSC_0054- MOD1 - Kinder Reservoir from Kinder Scout - 09-08-09

Kinder West Rim to Kinder Reservoir

DSC_0058- MOD1 - Kinder Low Trig Point - 09-08-09

Kinder Low Trig Point

DSC_0061- MOD2 - Kinder Low - 09-08-09

Kinder Low