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Some of my recent walks in the Peak District's Dark Peak. View the blog entires for these walks and many more on my website at http://www.peakroutes.com/blog/category/dark-peak/

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Peak District - Mam Tor & Cave Dale Jump to location

9th Jan 2017

Beacons: 162 | Distance: 11.6 km | Height Gain: 411 m

 

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Peak District - Derwent Edge & Ladybower Reservoir Jump to location

30th Dec 2016

Beacons: 177 | Distance: 15.1 km | Height Gain: 446 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Woolpacks Wild Camp Jump to location

6th - 7th Nov 2016

Beacons: 207 | Distance: 15.2 km | Height Gain: 492 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Ringing Roger & Hope Cross Jump to location

15th Jan 2016

Beacons: 199 | Distance: 12.8 km | Height Gain: 427 m

 

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Peak District - Wildboar Clough & Bleaklow Jump to location

19th Dec 2014

Beacons: 371 | Distance: 22.8 km | Height Gain: 740 m

 

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Peak District - B-29 Bomber & Bothy Jump to location

10th Dec 2014

Beacons: 224 | Distance: 14.2 km | Height Gain: 428 m

 

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Peak District - The Broken Road & The Great Ridge Jump to location

6th Sep 2014

Beacons: 269 | Distance: 16.2 km | Height Gain: 860 m

 

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Peak District - Stanage Edge Jump to location

26th Jul 2014

Beacons: 153 | Distance: 10.1 km | Height Gain: 281 m

 

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Peak District - Padley Gorge & Higger Tor Jump to location

20th Jul 2014

My girlfriend and I headed for the Peak District today for a walk up Padley Gorge to Higger Tor, we then returned to the car via Millstone Edge. The weather was very hot and humid but thankfully the rain that had been forecast never arrived.

Beacons: 127 | Distance: 8.6 km | Height Gain: 407 m

 

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Peak District - Hope Cross, Kinder Scout & Lose Hill Jump to location

28th Mar 2014

Beacons: 300 | Distance: 20.7 km | Height Gain: 1,023 m

 

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Peak District - Grinah Stones & Bleaklow Stones Jump to location

4th Mar 2014

A wander in the Glorious Peak District from Howden Reservoir up to Grinah Stones & Bleaklow Stones and back via the River Westend

Beacons: 75 | Distance: 14.8 km | Height Gain: 652 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Jacob's Ladder & The Official Summit Jump to location

16th Jan 2014

A walk starting from Barber Booth. I then walk up Jacobs Ladder, over to Kinder Low, to the official summit area, have lunch at Pym Chair, pass Crowden, Grindsbrook and then head down via Ringing Roger to Edale before crossing the fields back to Barber Booth. The video I was recording along side this audio can be found at http://youtu.be/4At-Lx6HrkE

Beacons: 89 | Distance: 16.3 km | Height Gain: 842 m

 

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Peak District - The Great Ridge & Hope Valley Jump to location

20th Nov 2013

Beacons: 141 | Distance: 16.4 km | Height Gain: 1,226 m

 

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Peak District - Padley Gorge, Higger Tor & Millstone Edge Jump to location

13th Nov 2013

Beacons: 76 | Distance: 8.0 km | Height Gain: 345 m

 

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Peak District - Alport Dale & Win Hill Jump to location

5th Oct 2013

A walk from Ladybower over to Alport Dale and then back via the Roman Road towards Win Hill

Beacons: 332 | Distance: 26.4 km | Height Gain: 975 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Northern Edge Jump to location

19th Sep 2013

Beacons: 243 | Distance: 14.5 km | Height Gain: 649 m

 

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Peak District - Ladybower Loop Jump to location

18th Sep 2013

Beacons: 399 | Distance: 36.1 km | Height Gain: 653 m

 

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Peak District - Crow Stones Edge Jump to location

3rd Sep 2013

Beacons: 173 | Distance: 19.2 km | Height Gain: 1,179 m

 

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Peak District - Wild Camping - Mermaid's Pool Jump to location

28th - 29th Aug 2013

My daughter and I walked up on to Kinder Scout to wild camp at a spot I'd wanted to revisit for a long while... The Legendary Mermaid's Pool. I went in search of the mermaid in order to be granted eternal life, sadly she was nowhere to be seen :-) Check out the blog at http://www.peakroutes.com/blog/peak-district-wild-camping-mermaids-pool/

Beacons: 119 | Distance: 7.8 km | Height Gain: 413 m

 

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Peak District - Wharncliffe Wander Jump to location

2nd Aug 2013

Beacons: 225 | Distance: 13.8 km | Height Gain: 550 m

 

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The Pennine Way - Day 1 - Edale to Crowden Jump to location

10th - 11th Apr 2013

Beacons: 125 | Distance: 34.6 km | Height Gain: 1,589 m

 

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Peak District - Howden Edge Jump to location

1st Mar 2013

A walk along Howden Edge

Beacons: 270 | Distance: 16.9 km | Height Gain: 668 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Northern Edge Jump to location

4th Jan 2013

Beacons: 296 | Distance: 18.3 km | Height Gain: 819 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Crowden & Grindsbrook Jump to location

19th Dec 2012

Beacons: 143 | Distance: 10.4 km | Height Gain: 509 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Ringing Roger & Hope Cross Jump to location

13th Dec 2012

Beacons: 98 | Distance: 12.4 km | Height Gain: 649 m

 

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Peak District - Bleaklow - December 2012 Jump to location

5th Dec 2012

A walk up on to Bleaklow from Birchin Clough

Beacons: 196 | Distance: 17.2 km | Height Gain: 631 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout from Hayfield Jump to location

27th Nov 2012

The classic Kinder Scout route from Hayfield

Beacons: 136 | Distance: 13.0 km | Height Gain: 615 m

 

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Peak District - River Derwent & Grinah Stones Jump to location

7th Sep 2012

Beacons: 235 | Distance: 18.2 km | Height Gain: 573 m

 

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Peak District - Hordren Edge - Wild Camp Jump to location

21st - 22nd Jul 2012

Walking and wildcamping on Hordren Edge

Beacons: 89 | Distance: 14.9 km | Height Gain: 413 m

 

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Peak District - Walking & Wild Camping Jump to location

10th - 11th May 2012

2 Day's walking with a wild camp at some point yet to be decided :-) http://www.deanread.net

Beacons: 774 | Distance: 55 km | Height Gain: 4,103 m

 

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Peak District - Black Hill from Crowden Jump to location

8th Mar 2012

A nice route starting at Crowden and taking in Black Hill and where ever else takes our fancy today :-) visit http://www.PeakRoutes.com for images, words, and audio from today.

Beacons: 212 | Distance: 15.0 km | Height Gain: 913 m

 

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Peak District - Bleaklow Jump to location

29th Feb 2012

A loop of Bleaklow & Alport

Beacons: 239 | Distance: 16.6 km | Height Gain: 678 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Northern Edge - Part 2 Jump to location

21st Feb 2012

Part 2 of an earlier route I did along the Northern Edge of Kinder Scout

Beacons: 264 | Distance: 18.8 km | Height Gain: 879 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Northern Edge Jump to location

27th Jan 2012

A walk along the Northern Edge of Kinder Scout

Beacons: 246 | Distance: 16.6 km | Height Gain: 624 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Hayfield Route Jump to location

12th Jan 2012

A route starting from Bowden Bridge car park going via Kinder Reservoir, William Clough, Ashop Head, Kinder Downfall, Kinder Low and then back via Kinder Low End. Read about this route at http://www.deanread.net/blog/2012/01/12/peak-district-kinder-scout-hayfield-route-revisited/

Beacons: 130 | Distance: 14.3 km | Height Gain: 796 m

 

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Peak District - Stanage & Bamford Edge Jump to location

4th Jan 2012

A route starting and finishing at the Fox House Inn, Going via Burbage Rocks, along Stanage Edge, Off Piste down to Bamford Edge and then back again.

Beacons: 399 | Distance: 26.4 km | Height Gain: 782 m

 

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Peak District - Howden, Bleaklow & Alport Jump to location

12th Dec 2011

A great circular route starting at the the Howden Reservoir, following the River Derwent to its source and the crossing the Moors to Bleaklow Stones and then back via Alport Dale

Beacons: 306 | Distance: 25.3 km | Height Gain: 595 m

 

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Peak District - Ladybower & Alport Dale Jump to location

8th Dec 2011

A route starting at Ashopton Viaduct, over Rowlee Pasture to Alport Dale. Then back via Howden, Derwent & Ladybower Reservoirs.

Beacons: 242 | Distance: 22.4 km | Height Gain: 568 m

 

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Peak District - Kinder Scout - Behind the Scenes Jump to location

21st Sep 2011

A short walk from Edale up to Grindslow Knoll, across the top of Kinder and back down Jacob's Ladder. http://www.deanread.net/blog/2011/09/21/peak-district-kinder-scout-behind-the-scenes/

Beacons: 229 | Distance: 17.4 km | Height Gain: 541 m

 

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Peak District - Ladybower Loop - Small Version Jump to location

13th Sep 2011

A small version of the Ladybower Loop I did a few weeks ago (http://bit.ly/orjQyF). Starting from Ashopton Viaduct. Up and over Whinstone Lee Tor, Dovestone Tor, Back Tor and then down to Derwent Reservoir. After the mandatory coffee stop we then proceeded along the path back down to the car at Ashopton Viaduct

Beacons: 234 | Distance: 16.4 km | Height Gain: 488 m

 

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Peak District - Ladybower Loop Jump to location

5th Aug 2011

A Loop of Ladybower taking in sights like Alport Dale, then over to Howden Dam, up on to Margery Hill, Back Tor and along Derwent Edge. http://www.deanread.net/blog/2011/08/06/peak-district-ladybower-loop/

Beacons: 172 | Distance: 35.4 km | Height Gain: 1,436 m

 

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Peak District - Ring of Mild Steel :-) Jump to location

6th Jun 2011

A walk that i'm naming the Ring of Mild Steel after the famous Ring of Steel in Scotland. its very mild in comparison but it takes in some of the best hills the Peak District has to offer. http://www.deanread.net/blog/2011/06/07/peak-district-ring-of-mild-steel/

Beacons: 135 | Distance: 34.1 km | Height Gain: 1,541 m

 

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Peak District - Castleton and Kinder Scout - Loop Walk Jump to location

25th May 2011

A fantastic little loop from Castleton to Kinder Scout and back again. Taking in Hollins Cross, Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Low, Brown Knoll & Lord's Seat

Beacons: 142 | Distance: 23.6 km | Height Gain: 756 m

 

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Peak District - Edale Loop Jump to location

14th Apr 2011

A loop starting at Barber Booth, Up to Edale Cross via Jacob's Ladder. Over Brown Knoll to Lord's Seat, Down to Hollin's Cross via Mam Tor and then in to Edale. A quick drink at the Bull's Head and then back to the car at Barber Booth

Beacons: 220 | Distance: 18.1 km | Height Gain: 532 m

 

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