Edale to Kinder Low Circular Hike

Brodie stopped a few feet below me and gave me a look: ‘so, who were you calling old?’ she seemed to be asking. I was picking my way hesitantly down Grindsbrook Clough, a pretty steep rocky path that hugs the brook and wends its way off Kinder Low, back down to Edale, which was not yet visible below us. My right knee and Achilles tendon were both aching a bit so Brodie had to stop every few yards or so to wait for me to catch up with her (she was on the extendable lead so didn’t really have a choice). Jenny was ahead of us and Karl behind, all of us watching out for especially slippy rocks.

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Crossing The Pennines – a new Heritage Trail

I’ve been talking recently with the folks behind a great new heritage trail that’s been devised in my area (the Colne Valley in West Yorkshire). They had incorporated a couple of my photos in their social media updates (very flattering) and I got in touch to find out a bit more about what they are doing.

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Kit Review – SealSkinz Tait Beanie

As happens sometimes I was approached by a clothing manufacturer to try out some of their kit. In this case it was SealSkinz – which was pretty timely as I was planning a trip to Wales and the weather forecast was looking pretty wet. Continue reading Kit Review – SealSkinz Tait Beanie

Hiking on the Yorkshire hills and further afield


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