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no-image 22nd Apr 2012 The Ladybower Short Circuit

Peak District Ride Guides Time - 3 hours......Length - 11 kms.....Difficulty - moderate   Derwent Valley has some great mountain biking and this short circuit above Ladybower is certainly one of my top five Peak District rides. Its strength is...

no-image 16th Apr 2012 Jerzy Kukuczka

Some years ago, before I really understood the incredible contribution Polish climbers had made to world mountaineering, I read Jerzy Kukuczka’s book ‘My Vertical World’.  It’s a brilliant book.  Jerzy (or Jurek as he seems more widely...

no-image 4th Apr 2012 The Peak District Tardis

We do very well for outdoor equipment shops in the Peak District.  We do particularly well for them in the Hope Valley.  A quick mental count up and I reckon there are easily 10 in this little strip of the National Park.  Some of them mainly...

no-image 3rd Apr 2012 Himalayan Inspiration....

A beautiful trailer from the winners of the 2012 Piolets'd Or (more information on this here). It's a totally inspiring adventure on Saser Kangri II.... This Summer we are also going to a beautiful mountain called Kangri.  It isn't this...