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Walking Group P

Programme for January to March 2018

Co-ordinator: Anne Fitzpatrick  tel: 0114 360989 / 07963558184

All walks start at 10a.m. unless marked to the contrary.

 

Date

Meeting point

Leader

Route

Mileage

Grade

Relevant Information

Thursday

4th Jan

Fox House

GR:

 

Barbara & Mike

 

 

 

Fox House, White Edge,

Froggat Edge & back

 

9-10

 

2

Will shorten if weather bad.

If really bad will do a variant section of round walk

Wed

10th Jan

 

Baslow

GR: 258722
 

Mollie

 

Wellington Monument Gardons Edge, Birchen Edge, Dobbs Edge,

Chatsworth

 

8

 

2+

Some uphill, rocky and some places narrow paths with steep drops which can be avoided if bad underfoot.

Thursday

18th Jan

Grouse Inn Lay -by

GR: 258779

 

Maggie & Charles

White Edge, Swine Sty, Eagle Stone, Curber, Froggat Bridge, Froggat Edge,

 

 

       10

 

 

  2/3


Wed

24th Jan

Off road parking Ringinglow Rd

GR: SK 277834

 

Anne

Sheffield Country walk – Burbage Moor & Redmires

 

9.8

 

2+

 

Good views, easy walking paths. ( more details after recce )

Thursday

1st Feb

Longnor Market place

GR:

        Jill

Hollinsclough Village, Washgate Bridge, Stoop Farm, Chrome Hill

 

 

9/ 9+

 

 

3/2+

Will walk around Chrome Hill if bad weather, and then around Park House Hill to Earl Sterndale, Beggars Bridge & back.

Wed

7th Feb

White Lodge CP ( pay & display)

GR: SK171705

 

Barb

Ashford in the Water - Monsal Head - by the Dale and river back to car park

 

9.5

 

     2

 

Could be very muddy in parts, great views on clear day one or two steep descents

Thurs

15th Feb

Hathersage Station Approach

GR:232812

 

Kitty & Dick

Offerton Hall, Shatton,

Brough Lane, Abney Moor, Mount Pleasant

 

 

8

 

 

      2

    

 

Undulating; a few stiles, mainly wide tracks, some moorland paths

Wed

21st Feb

 Grenoside Community Centre CP

GR: SK 331938

 

 

Judith

Greno Woods, Warncliffe Woods, Craggs & Chase

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

Bit of road walking at start. Some woodland paths which are muddy in places. Good views,

Tea & cakes at Judith,s at the end

Thurs

1st March

Dronfield Woodhouse

 

Sarah & Keith

Circuit around woods, lakes & pastures

 

 

8/9

 

 

 

 

 

Wed

7th March

Bagger Wood CP

GR: 302024

 

John & Sheila

Thurgoland boundary walk, passing through Crane Moor, Oxspring & Silkstone Common

 

 

9

 

 

2

 

Easy field paths, part on Trans Pennine Trail, and quiet minor road.

Parts could be muddy after rain.

Thurs

15th March

Over Haddon (on road parking)

GR: 202665

 

Mike & Judith

Lathkill Dale, Alport, Youlgreave, Calling Low, Cales Dale, Lathkill Dale

 

9-10

 

2

 

There is an option to bail out at about the halfway point

Wed21st March

Dennis Knoll CP

GR: 227843

 

      Meg

Dennis Knoll, Bamford Edge, Jarvis Clough, Stanage Edge

 

9

 

 

2+

 

Some steep and long ascents. A steep nasty descent. Could be very muddy

Some  fabulous views

Thurs29th March

Ladybower Overlook CP

GR: 174889

     

Bill

Rowlee Pasture - Alport Castles - Howden Dam - Birchinlee.

 

   

 

          9

 

 

   2+

One climb early on. Some mud likely

 

Grade Criteria: for guidance only as weather conditions can have a major influence

GRADE 1

Good paths, Slight ascent / descent

GRADE 2

Unsurfaced paths, moderate ascent / descent, few stiles

GRADE 3

Moderate ascent / descent, rough terrain, open country, several stiles

GRADE 4

Steep ascent/ descent, rough terrain,

 

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