Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)
The Dark Peak Area, The Peak District, Derbyshire, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)
Mark Pritchard walked up on October 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Higher Shelf Stones trig point [with] Tim and Andrew walking colleagues [weather] Started off low cloud but cleared to a bright sunny but chilly day - Added in to a walk to see the plane wreckage at Higher Shelf
Nicky Kelly climbed on July 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] D172 Bleaklow head and higher shelf stones from old glossop [with] Grace [weather] Overcast, Little windy but no rain
Angela Moroney bagged during 2020 [with] JL
Mike Walker hiked on April 4th, 2004 [from/via/route] Walk d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel [with] Alone [weather] Bit crap - misty on the tops
Kevin Foster summited on April 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Old Glossop [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny, high cloud, fresh breeze. - After spending the best part of a year bagging the mountain tops of the North Pennines and Northumberland it was a pleasant change to head south to The Peak District. I have done little walking in this area so I was excited and apprehensive at the same time. The apprehension, based on some negative reports I'd read about Bleaklow, was unfounded. Maybe it was because the top was a lot drier than I expected after a relatively dry winter and I was lucky with the weather but I have to say that the paths and route finding for the best part were fairly dry and easy walking. The views as I climbed over Cock Hill back towards the towering skyline of Manchester in the far distance were superb. Not so much the views from Bleaklow Head itself but it was fun to clamber over the Wain Stones and take photos from all angles.
Margaret Richards conquered on August 15th, 2011 [from/via/route] Bleaklow head [with] Don - got a bit lost
Wayne Linley scaled on September 10th, 2017 [from/via/route] From old Glossop [with] Simon Fleming [weather] bloody awful! high winds, rain ( horizontal) - worst conditions ever walked in, but great walking partner, some great re-entrant traversing in dicey conditions, good compass work saved the day
Bay Wan walked up on August 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Circular route from Glossop. Started via Yellow Stacks and Dog Rock, detoured on route to visit 'OverExposed' then back down the Penine Way and Roman Gate [with] Cocoa Pops (the dog) [weather] Cloudy but dry. No rain.
David Wand climbed on June 7th, 1989 [with] Gayle (wife)
Chris Faulkner bagged on June 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] 1st day of Pennine Way [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Sunny morning bit of drizzle afternoon
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