Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Cown Edge from Broadbottom

It must say something about my sense of humour, or perhaps my medical condition, but any name including a “Bottom” always gets a personal snigger. It’s also one of my … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Solomons Temple

A walk with friends and dogs over Buxton Country Park at the back of their house. The muddy track through the wood took us up to the top of the … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

A few photography hints on Derwent Edges

On top of Lost Lad I chatted to a couple. One asked if I’d taken any good photo’s. I looked around the almost flat horizon and explained that today, on … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Tundra in Derbyshire. Bleaklow in Winter.

Last weekend was originally planned to be a crack at a wintry Striding Edge, following our great day out on Crib Goch  just before Christmas. But Mike’s social calendar was packed … Continue reading

January 26, 2015

Derwent Edge on Rememberance Sunday and Kinder Downfall recovery from the party.

Dick pulled the curtain back, opened the window wide (he does like the fresh air) and there it was, a clear blue sky. Our room in Edale Hostel looked back … Continue reading

November 13, 2014

White Peak views and Ecton Mine

I spent a few days down in the Hartington and Wetton area of the White Peak May Day Bank Holiday weekend; remember, when the sun shone. I was instructing a … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kinder in fine Winter Condition

We could tell that conditions were good. Bowden Bridge car park was filling up and climbers were leaving with sacks packed with high end ice axes, crampons and ropes. Ski’s … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Peak District 2012 Gallery

Some of my best images of the Peak District from this year;

December 3, 2012 · Leave a comment