Saturday 4th March 2006

Another brilliant winter's day with clear blue skies and little wind. A walk with my sister Carol and Mark along Stanage Edge, so as that they could enjoy the views of Kinder Scout and Bleaklow in the snow without too much climbing involved, as Carol was feeling somewhat under the weather. 

Start: Hollin Bank car park (SK 2374 8383)

Route:

Hollin Bank car park - Stanage Edge - High Neb (TP) - Moscar Flat - Head Stone Bank - Redmires Reservoir - Stanedge Pole - Hollin Bank car park

Distance: 8.75 miles     Ascent: 403 metres      Time Taken: 5 hrs

Weather: Clear blue skies, warm in the sun.

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

Route Map >>

 

Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge from the car park. The path up to the top was icy until we got  near to the top where the warm sun meant a clear dry path.

Mam Tor

From Stanage Edge, Mam Tor covered in snow.

Stanage Edge

Our route along Stanage Edge with a snow covered Bleaklow visible behind.

Higger Tor

Higger Tor (centre) behind Cattis-side Moor (right) from Stanage Edge.

Win Hill

A clear Win Hill (left) with a snow covered Kinder Scout behind.

Stanage Edge

Looking back along Stanage Edge from High Neb trig point.

Win & Lose Hill

Looking across Bamford Moor from Stanage Edge: Win Hill (left) Lose Hill (centre) and Kinder Scout.

High Neb

High Neb trig point with Derwent Edge behind and a snowy Bleaklow in the distance.

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir is visible with Kinder Scout behind it.

Hollow Meadows Brook

A wintry scene at Hollow Meadows Brook.

Redmires Reservoirs

Redmires Reservoirs still partly frozen.

Redmires Reservoirs

Redmires Reservoirs.

Stanedge Pole

Stanedge Pole

Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge from the car park 5 hours after we started, now minus the snow.

Previous walk Wolfscote Dale Wednesday 1st March 2006 <> Next walk Robin Hood's Stride Friday 10th March 2006

 

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