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Diary Day One


 
Day 1                         Edale to Torside Reservoir

Date                           Friday 26th May 2006.

Distance                   16 Miles

Ascent                       4848 Feet

Moving average       2.20 miles per hour

Weather  It was driving rain nearly all day with visibility on the tops down to a few feet. It was also very windy and difficult to stand up at times. Towards the end of the day the sun poked its nose through the clouds for a few brief moments.

 

We were up at 5-30am hoping for an early start at Edale but unfortunately traffic delayed us and we didnít start walking until 10-30am. This was after collecting our Pennine Way certificate from the Nags Head which will be stamped and signed again when we reach Kirk Yetholm. We anticipated that the first days would be difficult and this first one didnít disappoint us in this regard. Navigation would have been difficult without the GPS especially through the peat goughs. We both slipped over a few times on the way down from Bleaklow but nothing to dramatic other than large peat stains down the nether regions. We completed the days walk at 7pm at Torside Reservoir having earned all the sponsorship raised so far in one day. Hoping for better weather tomorrow.

   

Ta-ra for now Mo & Dave.  

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Pictures from top to bottom: The Start at Edale, Featherbed Moss and Kinder
Day Two Diary