Monday 2nd January 2012
In choosing today's walk I had to take two factors into consideration. Firstly that after being properly ill in the run-up to Christmas a flat walk was called for and secondly as it was a bank holiday I wanted a route that would avoid the worst of the crowds. I think I managed both.
Start: Curbar Gap car park (SK 2637 7476)
Curbar Gap car park - White Edge (TP) - White Edge Moor - Barbrook Reservoir - Ramsley Reservoir
Distance: 8.75 miles Ascent: 236 metres Time Taken: 4 hours 5 minutes
Terrain: On good paths.
Weather: Cold but clear.
Pub visited: The Wheatsheaf Hotel, Baslow Ale Drunk: Jennings Cumberland
Leaving the very busy car park and heading for White Edge.
Curbar Edge from White Edge.
White Edge's Trig.
Looking along White Edge from the trig.
Sir William Hill across Stoke Flat.
Higger Tor in the distance..
Win Hill and Bamford Edge.
Approaching the end of White Edge and the path is starting to get busier.
The second of four Companion Stones passed on today's walk.
Lady's Cross as we head for Barbrook Bridge.
What remains of Barbrook Reservoir.
Looking towards Big Moor.
Reflections in the unnamed water where we ate our lunch.
Another Companion Stone, although it is no
longer possible to make the
Looking to Big Moor from the path to Ramsley Reservoir.
On Jack Flat we passed our fourth and final Companion Stone of the day.
A quiet Eagle Stone.
Curbar Edge catches some sun. We thought
the car park was busy when we left but a few
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