1st September 2018 - Win Hill and the Great Ridge
After walking north along the Edale Road from Hope there's a quiet lane to follow to Twitchill Farm
Walking up the driveway to Twitchill Farm
There's a great view of the Hope Valley, Mam Tor and Lose Hill from above Twitchill Farm
The rocky summit of Win Hill comes into view
Mam Tor, Lose Hill and Kinder Scout from the summit of Win Hill
Looking down the Derwent Valley
A distant Bleaklow, Crook Hill and a bit of Ladybower Reservoir
Looking across to Derwent Edge..
Bamford Edge with Stanage Edge behind it
The rocky summit of Win Hill..
Win Hill is left behind for the bridleway to Wooler Knoll and Hope Cross..
Further on and I get a great view into the Vale of Edale with Lose Hill on the left and Kinder Scout on the right
Approaching Hope Cross and it's becoming busy with other walkers and mountain bikers
Looking back to Win Hill from the bridleway to Jaggers Clough
The bridleway then heads up out of Jaggers Clough..
..and into the Vale of Edale
Looking down the Vale of Edale to Win Hill
and across to Lose Hill, Back Tor, Barker Bank and Mam Tor
Approaching the Edale youth hostel. I've been amongst people during an organised charity walk for the past hour.
Following the path up the valley to Ollerbrook Booth..
Lose Hill, Back Tor and Barker Bank
Looking up Ollerbrook Clough to Kinder Scout
Grindsbrook Knoll in front of me as I make the final approach to Edale
After a break for a bite to eat at the Penny Pot Cafe in Edale it's on with the walk as I follow the bridleway to Hardenclough Farm
Looking back to Edale and Kinder Scout from the bridleway to Mam Nick..
Winnats Pass as I make my way up to the summit of Mam Tor
Rushup Edge from a very busy summit of Mam Tor. There are crowds behind me.
The head of Edale
Kinder Scout and Grindslow Knoll
The Great Ridge to Lose Hill with Derwent Edge and Win Hill in the distance
The Hope Valley and Castleton
Mam Tor was left behind for the path along the ridge to Hollins Cross and Barker Bank
Looking back to Mam Tor
Grindslow Knoll, Edale and Kinder Scout from Hollins Cross
Back Tor and Lose Hill from Barker Bank
Win Hill, the Hope Valley, Shatton Moor and Castleton
There's a steep climb to come to reach the top of Back Tor
Barker Bank, Mam Tor and the Vale of Edale from Back Tor
Edale and Kinder Scout
On my way to Lose Hill
The Great Ridge to Mam Tor and the Vale of Edale from Lose Hill
Hope, Shatton Moor and the Hope Valley
Castleton, the Hope Valley and Mam Tor
Looking across the Vale of Edale to Kinder Scout
Back Tor and Derwent Edge in the distance
Win Hill with the toposcope on the summit of Lose Hill
There's a great view of Win Hill and the Hope Valley as I start my descent back to Hope..
That large car park in the fields just a little further up the valley is for the charity walk
A last look back to Lose Hill before I reach Hope