A Sunday morning bimble in The Peak District. Taking in Blackstones Low Trig, Minninglow Hill and Slipper Low Trig. Interactive Map Walking Stats Short Video of the walk. Photos of the walk.
At 6am tomorrow (Thursday 23rd May) I’ll be setting off for my long awaited Cape Wrath Trail adventure. It’s been 9 years since I decided to hike this trail and finally the day has (almost) arrived! Here’s a short update of kit etc… I will be driving to Kinlochewe first to pick up Stuart, who’s […]
Before you read my latest blog post may I suggest you go put the kettle on? All will be revealed in a couple of minutes ☺ The First Snows It had forecast snow and indeed I could ‘feel’ it in the air on the afternoon of Friday 20th November. The temperature had dropped steadily over […]
Date: Saturday 24 May 2015 Standedge to Mankinholes. Approx 15 miles. What a difference a night makes! Only a few hours before I had been sitting with Silka and Annette outside The Carriage House enjoying drinks in the sunshine and here I am the following morning taking a picture of these two delightful ladies in […]
Date: Friday 23 May 2015 Torside to Standedge. Approx 16 miles. “Are you @PilgrimChris?“ These were the words that greeted me as I sat eating a full English breakfast at Torside Old House B&B this morning. It isn’t the first time I have been approached with this question – my Twitter account is very […]
Date: Friday 22 May 2015 Edale to Torside. Approx 15 miles. So… back on the Pennine Way again. This is my third attempt to thru-hike this iconic trail from Edale in the heart of the Peak District to Kirk Yetholm on the Scottish side of the England/Scotland border. I have section walked 95% of […]
As a traditional hiker and, traditionally, a solo hiker for over 30 years I have always hiked my own hike before I even heard of the expression ‘Hike Your Own Hike’. By ‘traditional hiker’ I mean that I have hiked using whatever clothing and gear that I could both afford and carry without putting too […]