Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

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

Look what can happen if your navigation goes wrong. Family rescued after major night-time search on Kinder Scout

Five mountain rescue teams mounted a major search for a family lost at night on the Peak District’s highest hill. Edale Mountain Rescue Team joined colleagues from the Buxton, Kinder … Continue reading

April 24, 2014

Map Reading Skills and Navigation in the Countryside.

A  hands-on course, based in the Peak District, West Pennine Moors or Lake District. This will equip you to navigate with the skills to plan walks and safely navigate paths … Continue reading

March 14, 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