Thursday 27th August 2009

 

A quick dash out to check a route description. It was just as well I made an early start, as by the time I finished the walk there wasn't a space to be found in the car park. The grey start to the day soon gave way to warm sunshine, but the ground was very wet, after all of the recent rain.

 

Start: Upper Burbage Bridge (SK 2602 8298)

 

Route: Upper Burbage Bridge - Burbage Rocks - Burbage Brook - Higger Tor - Fiddler's Elbow - Upper Burbage Bridge

 

Distance: 3.25 miles     Ascent: 209 metres     Time Taken: 1 hour 30 minutes

 

Terrain: Mainly good paths, some scrambling.

 

Weather: Warm and sunny.

 

Pub visited: None       Ale Drunk: None  

Route Map

 

Higger Tor

Fiddler's Elbow, Higger Tor and Carl Wark from Upper Burbage Bridge.

 

Burbage Valley

Looking along Burbage Valley from Burbage Rocks.

 

Carl Wark & Higger Tor

Carl Wark & Higger Tor, as the cloud starts to break.

 

Burbage Valley

Burbage Valley, with Burbage Rocks on the right.

 

Carl Wark

Carl Wark.

 

Carl Wark

Carl Wark.

 

Burbage Rocks

Burbage Rocks from the climb to Carl Wark.

 

Higger Tor

Higger Tor.

 

Higger Tor

A, very briefly, empty path to Higger Tor.

 

Carl Wark

Carl Wark from Higger Tor.

 

Hathersage Moor

Looking across a very pink Hathersage Moor to Mother Cap & Over Owler Tor.

 

Hope Valley

Hope Valley, the Great Ridge and Kinder plateau from Higger Tor.

 

Fiddler's Elbow

Heading towards Fiddler's Elbow.

 

Burbage Rocks

Burbage Rocks from Fiddler's Elbow.

 

Higger Tor

Higger Tor.

 

Bakewell

After the walk I needed to do some shopping in Bakewell and this time
 I remembered to take my camera so as that I could take a shot of the river Wye.

 

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