The Edges Sunday 7th June 2015

Starting out in the late afternoon meant we avoided the crowds and with the exception of two runners, who soon disappeared into the distance, had White Edge to ourselves.

Start: Curbar Gap car park (SK 2615 7470)

Route:

Curbar Gap car park - White Edge (TP) - Grouse Inn - Froggatt Edge - Curbar Edge - Curbar Gap car park

Distance: 7.75 miles     Ascent: 269 metres      Time Taken: 3 hours 30 mins

Terrain: Clear paths.

Weather: Warm and sunny

Pub Visited: Bridge Inn, Calver    Ale Drunk: Old Speckled Hen

Route Map >>

 

White Edge

The first view of White Edge as we leave the car park.

Gibbet Moor

Gibbet Moor had been an alternative destination for today's walk.

White Edge's trig

The trig marks the highest point of the walk.

White Edge

Looking back along White Edge.

Higger Tor

I always prefer to walk the route this way round because of the views it gives towards Higger Tor…..

Win Hill

….. and Win Hill.

White Edge

The paths along the edge were nice and dry today.

Stoke Flat

Looking across Stoke Flat from the end of White Edge.

White Edge

The short uneven section on the descent towards the Grouse Inn.

Froggatt Edge

Much of the path along Froggatt Edge is in woodland.

Derwent Valley

Once you are clear of the wood the views across the Dewrwent Valley open up.

Derwent Valley

We sat eating our sandwiches looking across the valley.

Higger Tor

Looking across Stoke Flat towards Higger Tor.

Baslow Edge

Baslow Edge soon came into view.

Baslow Edge

Baslow Edge from Curbar Edge.

Buttercups

The field behind the car park was full of buttercups.

Previous walk Monsal Dale Sunday 30th November 2014 <> Next walk Wolfscote Dale Friday 21st August 2015

 

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