We are stronger than everything they told us to fear.

 

A quick stop at Ladybower and it’s goodbye to the Peaks.

A quick stop at Ladybower and it’s goodbye to the Peaks.

Probably 2/3rds of the way up the climb. Did whole thing in the granny ring so I could ‘enjoy’ the scenery as much as possible - it was still bloody hard.

Probably 2/3rds of the way up the climb. Did whole thing in the granny ring so I could ‘enjoy’ the scenery as much as possible - it was still bloody hard.

Heading out for an hour after breakfast to climb a hill.

Heading out for an hour after breakfast to climb a hill.

Dusk on the second night, really going to miss this place.

Dusk on the second night, really going to miss this place.

Nothing countless years of trying to get planning permission and many thousands of pounds wouldn’t fix.

Nothing countless years of trying to get planning permission and many thousands of pounds wouldn’t fix.

Lunch spot view back up to Mam Tor.

Lunch spot view back up to Mam Tor.

From Mam Tor looking along the ridge to Hollins Cross and Back Tor.

From Mam Tor looking along the ridge to Hollins Cross and Back Tor.

From halfway up the path to the top of Mam Tor, looking back down the climb of Mam Nick towards Edale. 
I’m really looking forward to riding up Mam Nick tomorrow.

From halfway up the path to the top of Mam Tor, looking back down the climb of Mam Nick towards Edale.
I’m really looking forward to riding up Mam Nick tomorrow.

Looking back down Winnats Pass climb. Sometimes neither words or photographs can do justice to a place.

Looking back down Winnats Pass climb. Sometimes neither words or photographs can do justice to a place.

Could get used to this.

Could get used to this.