Walks 2018


Walk to pickup prescription from the Doctor's


Cold walk round Apedale with lunch at the museum

The mining monument



Wildboarclough and Cumberland Brook, January 2018

Ascending Cumberland Brook

With Shutlingsloe

The top of Cumberrland Brook


Macclesfield Forest: Nessit Hill to Forest Chapel
February 2018

Trentabank Reservoir

Tegg's Nose

Forest Chapel & Shining Tor

On Nessit Hill

Shutlingsloe

Shining Tor in the sunshine

Forest Chapel





Probably about 7.5 km

Toot Hill & Forest Chapel
February 2018

Icy puddles

The Leather Smithy

Nessit Hill over the Ridgegate Reservoir

Tegg's Nose

Up towards Toot Hill

Woods, worhty of Gabrielle Munter

The deciduous section, reminiscent of the Alps


Shutlingsloe

Near the top

Forest Chapel; ideal for lunch out of the wind in the porch

The steep, icy road down

Actually about 10 km.

Macclesfield Forest after the strong winds
March 1992

Up to the Standing Stone

Shining Tor

The Cat & Fiddle

The first wind damage, encountered and circumvented

The major damage:
more than 100 m. to get round on a steep slope with difficulty




Cannock Chase
April 2018

Sherbrook River



The route

Silverdale and Keele
April 2018

The Church and the Greenway





Quarry Bank, Keele

The route

Apedale (half route map only)


Apedale, May 2018


Bluebells

The thermal ventilating shaft

Nearly home!


Shining Tor with the new SCR
May 2018

Rachel Bright and Partner

The SCR group with Chris Wain on the left


Photo: Chris Wain

On Cat's Tor

Shutlingsloe

On Shining Tor


Decending to Errwood


Near Errwood



Cat's Tor and Shining Tor from Errwood

Apedale, June 2018

The observatory on the top


Apedale with Rebecca
June 2018




Stone to Trentham
on the Trent & Mersey Canal
June 2018

Stone: the Canal marker


Meaford lock

Comma Butterfly

Heron


Bridge 100

Barlaston Swans


Alpaca

The Wedgwood Factory

Trentham Lock, Stoke-on-Trent

The Longton Brook Greenway

The Route

Buxton
July 2018

Well dressings; The well itself

The Town display



Walk over the golf course to the Goyt Valley

The entry to the Burbage Tunnel
Cromford & High Peak Railway

The walk

Rapid climb to Solomon's Temple, Buxton




The railway in the park

The Stiperstones
August 2018


Corndon Hill

Manstone Rock, the summit

Scramble start

On the top


Descending



The Devil's Chair and other Outcrops on the Stiperstones

The route

Delamere Forest with Nigel Bird
August 2018

Meeting Nigel's train at the station

The Sandstone Trail through part of the forest

Picnc lunch with Nigel

Selfie of all three

Pale Heights

The route -
further than we intended!

Cannock Chase
August 2018

The German War Cemetery

Climbing up from the Sherwood Brook

On the Chase



The Route

Caer Caradoc
Peter only
September 2018

Church Stretton Railway Station


The Bottom Track


Willstone Hill


Nearing the top

Sheep in the shade

The Lawley

Seventy Years since my first ascent!
taken by a passer by





Three fingers rocks


Abdon Burf on the Brown Clee Hills
September 2018

The start

The summit from the Village Hall car park

Red Indian Seat outside the Village Hall

The unusual library


Toilng up

Caer Caradoc in the distance

The summit

Fungus

Clee Burf and Titterstone Clee Hill

Fifty years since our first visit!

The summit

Fungi

The route

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