Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Member Of

Walking Record


Date : 06/06/2015

Duration : 5-8 hours

Style : Equals

Type : Quality Mountain Day (QMD)

Weather : Clear - sunny - good visibility

Wind : Strong Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 1

Mountains : Kinder Scout

Flagged :


Route - Start Coopers Campsite, headed east past Edale YHA, Jagger Clough then up onto the Kinder Plateau via Crookstone Hill. Followed the south ridge path all the way to Jacobs Ladder picking up the Pennine Way back to Edale
Weather - Sunny spells with strong westerly wind
Learning Points - Map reading including relating features on map to locate and navigate. Route planned to take myself away from known ground.
Group - 2 Maria and myself
Camp style - Campsite in Edale - used as base for walking.

Area : Dark Peak

Is situated between Sheffield and Manchester. The underlying rock is Millstone grit which is often exposed at the edge of the higher peat bogs for which the area is famous.


Time Taken : 06:16:42 Distance : 21.35 km Ascent : 977 m Descent : -964 m Avg Speed : 3.48 kmph Moving Speed : 3.52 kmph