Tuesday 18th May 2010
After a week during which I was both ill and had to complete VAT returns, plus sort out the end of year accounts I thought I deserved a day off. As the forecast was good and I wanted to explore a different route onto Win Hill's summit, for a walk I plan on writing, there were plenty of good excuses for me to head to the hills.
Start: Yorkshire Bridge Inn lay-by (SK 2014 8538)
Yorkshire Bridge Inn lay-by - New Barn - Win Hill (TP) - Hope Brink - Hope Cross - Ladybower Reservoir
Distance: 8.5 miles Ascent: 429 metres Time Taken: 4 hours 10 minutes
Terrain: Good paths.
Weather: Warm, dry and sunny.
Pub visited: None Ale Drunk: None
Looking across the dam wall towards Win Hill.
Ladybower Tor, from the dam wall.
The view back to Crook Hill, from the path through the woods.
Derwent Edge, from the approach to Win Hill's summit.
Not the usual broad path to Win Hill's summit, which is just ahead.
The view across to Bleaklow from Win Hill.
Derwent Edge from Win Hill.
A well timed shot of Win Hill's trig. It
was busy up here today.
Looking across Hope Valley, from Win
Looking along Thornhill Brink to Lose Hill and the Kinder Plateau.
Heading along Hope Brink, with Crookstone Knoll on the left.
Zooming in on Grindslow Knoll. I'm sure I
Looking up Jaggers Clough to Crookstone Out Moor.
The Vale of Edale.
Looking back to Win Hill and the old Roman Road.
The River Ashop as it enters Ladybower Reservoir.
Looking west along Ladybower Reservoir.
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