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Learning to navigate, take bearings and use a map

Given my liking for going off into the hills for a few hours on my own, sometimes late into a summer evening and sometimes in bad conditions, I thought it was probably about time I learned how to use a … Continue reading

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Ice climbing on Kinder Downfall

It’s been pretty cold around Stockport in the last week or so but I didn’t realise just how cold it had got just a few miles down the road in the Peaks. These stunning images from the Derby Telegraph show … Continue reading

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Dreaming of climbing in the Peak District hills

It’s a beautiful cold day here in central Manchester, with amazingly clear blue skies. I’d much rather be out climbing today in the Peak District, and it’s on crisp days like this that my mind always wanders to a scene … Continue reading

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