A morning view along the Hope Valley. Win and Lose Hills, with the bulk of Kinder Scout behind them can be seen.

The Outside Round

It was a dark and stormy night, and, shambling through the peak district hills came a band of runners.  Denizens of Alpkit and Outside, ambassadors from kit and clothing makers.  From the doors of the shop, for many an hour they ran … (editing Si: Okay, stop that now.  This Read more…

Race Day

Summer’s here, and with it comes fell racing season. All over the north bunches of enthusiasts scamper updownroundacross rough ground.  Very often on a midweek evening after work, then both days at the weekend. None of these events can work though without another bunch of enthusiasts behind the scenes.  Usually Read more…

Solstice

spacer Northern winter; at the turning of the year.  At the turning of nature’s year, not the turning of our human year.  Mistchill and windwhip swirl around the fell and valley blurring sound and sight.  Reminders this place of aeons old fort and ritual may be within Sheffield’s city bounds, Read more…