Day 2 of the OMM Lite / Bike in the Peak District saw a few downpours and rather more atmospheric skies. Another brilliant day with brilliant people. 39 more words
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The border between two countries often conjures up different images – fences, walls, guards, passport checks and smuggling! Here in Northumberland, the English – Scottish border is found for a good part in the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park. 728 more words
About 4000 years ago, the slopes of Mam Tor in the Peak District of Derbyshire would not have been a good place to be. The hill is mostly sandstone lying on top of unstable shales, and 4000 years ago the southeast face started to slide down into the valley in one of the largest landslips ever to have occurred in the UK – what’s more, it’s still sliding, earning the hill the name of ‘The Shivering Mountain’ 514 more words
The Spine Race – 268 miles on the Pennine Hills – In winter!
Every January for the past five years, a hardy bunch of ultra-athletes have set off from Edale in the Derbyshire Peak District with the intention of racing the 268 miles of the Pennine Way in seven days, in the worst weather that a British winter can throw at them. 891 more words