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The development of technical fabrics and design innovation has had surprising impact on humble walking trouser choice. When I first started rambling there were practically no specific walking pants. In summer there were shorts of course, but cold and wet weather was...read more
It's only around 517 m high, but Mam Tor has all the appearance of a proper mini-mountain. The fun starts even before you begin the ascent. If you start from Castleton, a little gem in itself, the limestone gorge of Winnants Pass makes an awesome approach. Caves...read more
When you think classic walking in the UK, all the high places spring to mind - Scotland, the Lakes, Wales, Peak District etc. They've all got lots of bumpy bits. But lowlands can have a lot going for them too. I moved from the North down to Essex, and you don't get...read more