PEAK DISTRICT - STANAGE EDGE & HIGGER TOR FROM HATHERSAGE - 29th December 2008
Peak District - Stanage Edge & Higger Tor
The Peak District Dark Peak Area - OL1
, Toothill Farm, Mitchell End, Hathersage Moor, Higger Tor, Upper Burbage Bridge, Cowper Stone, Stanage Edge, North Lees, Baulk Lane,
Very cold, overcast& misty. Although the forecast was for sunny intervals later, the day remained very cold and misty :-(
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Image produced from the Ordnance Survey
service. Image reproduced with kind permission
Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.
On a very cold winters day looking back towards Hathersage.
Higger Tor (434m) on the right with Callow Bank on the left all falling within open access land.
Higger Tor as we entered Hathersage Moor.
Higger Tor from the central path.
Carl Wark from Higger Tor.
Typical grit stone formations in the Peak District.
Higger Tor from the path to Upper Burbage Bridge.
This was particularly cold as the breeze picked up.
Ascending the south eastern end of Stanage Edge near Cowper Stone .
The bleak trig point at 457m at the south eastern end of Stanage Edge.
A solo climber in this popular climbing area.
Approaching Long Causeway on Stanage Edge soon to leave the ridge in a southerly direction.
Heading down towards Stanage Plantation and out of the bitterly cold wind.
Grassy path above North Lees.
Thanks for visiting.