Monday 15th January 2007

A relatively short walk along the edges so Robert could try out his 'new' rucksack. It was another dry if somewhat grey day along good paths, so no bog hopping, which is always a blessing at this time of year. 

Start: Curbar Gap car park (SK 2621 7469)

Route:

Curbar Gap car park - White Edge (TP) - Hurkling Stone - Froggatt Edge - Curbar Edge - Curbar Gap car park

Distance: 5.75 miles     Ascent: 213 metres      Time Taken: 3 hrs 

Weather: Cloudy with a cold wind. 

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

Route Map >>

 

White Edge trig

White Edge trig, the first landmark on the walk.

White Edge

Looking back along White Edge.

Stoke Flat

Looking across Stoke Flat to Curbar Edge, from White Edge.

Higger Tor

Higger Tor.

White Edge

White Edge.

Win Hill & Bamford Edge

Win Hill & Bamford Edge.

Stoke Flat stone circle

Stoke Flat Bronze Age stone circle. The tall stone stands beside one of two entrances. 

Curbar Edge

Curbar Edge. You can walk along the path and never really feel like you are on an edge .......…

Curbar Edge

.............. or you can get closer to the edge to appreciate why it is so popular with climbers.

Of course you can just lie there and appreciate the view, whilst testing out your new rucksack, as Robert is doing.

Baslow Edge

Baslow Edge, which is probably best appreciated from Curbar Edge.

Curbar Edge

Curbar Edge.

Curbar Edge

Curbar Edge.

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