Monday 5th February 2007
Another beautiful day dawned and the hills beckoned once again. As my start was going to be delayed by commitments at home I opted for a shorter walk to Higger Tor. Although it was certainly cold today once I was moving I hardly noticed it. With much of the ground still frozen the going was much easier across the moors than it might otherwise have been. Like the others who were out on Higger Tor today I enjoyed a longer lunch than usual, sat in the sun, on the rocks, enjoying the views.
Note: There are some short bits of scrambling involved in the ascent and descent of Higger Tor.
Start: Surprise View car park (SK 2516 8008)
Surprise View car park - Mother Cap - Over
Owler Tor - Higger Tor - Carl Wark - Burbage Bridge - Owler Tor -
Distance: 3.5 miles Ascent: 207 metres Time Taken: 2 hours 15 minutes
Weather: Blue sky, sunshine, cold with a light wind.
Pub visited: None Ale Drunk: None
Eyam Moor from Mother Cap.
From Mother Cap it is a short walk to Over Owler Tor.
Looking through the rocks on Over Owler Tor to Win Hill.
Looking across Hathersage to
the Mam Tor Ridge. It's a shame about the cement works spoiling the view,
Higger Tor from Over Owler Tor.
Carl Wark with Burbage Rocks behind.
Callow Bank with Stanage Edge behind, from the top of Higger Tor.
Looking along Higger Tor from my lunch spot.
Carl Wark from my Higger Tor lunch spot.
Looking back at Higger Tor from the entrance to Carl Wark.
Burbage Rocks from Carl Wark.
Carl Wark from Burbage Bridge.
Higger Tor (L) & Carl Wark (R) from the path to Owler Tor.
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