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Post by Shamblers on Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:22 pm

Description
Baslow – Calver – Bubnell
This is a 4.8 mile walk across rolling Derbyshire countryside, through woods and open spaces with lovely views. The walk ends with a serene, level walk along the River Derwent to Baslow.

**THIS WALK HAS BEEN CHANGED DUE TO THE ADVERSE WEATHER AND WALKING CONDITIONS IN DERBYSHIRE**

PLEASE SEE LATER IN THREAD FOR NEW WALK DETAILS.

Details

Start time: 10.00am at Chapeltown Library to start at 10.45am at Baslow
Parking: On street parking School Lane, Baslow.
Meeting point: Outside the Rutland Arms, Church Street, Baslow
Refreshments and Toilets: Baslow
Public transport: Please check http://www.sypte.co.uk/
Map Reference: SK 252723 Postcode: DE45 1RY
Walk Leaders: Rick the Roman & Yellowbelly

Lifts will be available from Chapeltown Library. Please indicate on the thread that you are attending so we can calculate the correct number of vehicles. You are free to meet us at the meeting point.

Additional information
If you are planning on joining this walk please post in this thread so that the walk leader knows to expect you.
Anyone who is able to offer lifts, could they put this in their post. Any passengers receiving a lift to a walk, please offer £3.50 to the driver to cover fuel costs.
Passengers please note that the driver may wish to join the rest of the group for a drink after the walk, so please bear this mind
Please note there is a £2 one off registration fee for new members

*Important*
Due to the time of year, please check this thread incase of adverse weather conditions.
If you can not make the walk or you are running late, please phone or text the walk leader.

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by waltzing matilda on Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:42 pm

This sounds rather nice so i will put my name down.

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by brookey on Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:34 pm

my end of town this one i can pick up from s12 area gleadless or if someone is struggling i can drop down to abbeydale road e.g millhouses park .

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by kittycat on Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:40 pm

Put my name down please x

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Post by pollyparrot on Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:37 am

Put me down for this plees and lift :-)

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Post by Silver Surfer on Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:07 pm

Yes I would like to go and need a lift please

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Post by gweno on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:32 pm

Philippo and I will be joining you for this and can offer lifts.

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Rick The Roman on Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:21 pm

Yellowbelly and I recce'd this one today. I won't tell a lie - there is a lot of "uphill" - but it is Derbyshire and when you have done the climbs you are rewarded with some wonderful views. It was a bit misty today but if we get a clear day it will be spectacular. There is one very steep, muddy decline down to the River Derwent, which we follow all the way back to Baslow - so that bit is flat.

There are some photos in the gallery.


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Post by brookey on Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:07 pm

Rick The Roman wrote:Yellowbelly and I recce'd this one today. I won't tell a lie - there is a lot of "uphill" - but it is Derbyshire and when you have done the climbs you are rewarded with some wonderful views. It was a bit misty today but if we get a clear day it will be spectacular. There is one very steep, muddy decline dow to the River Derwent, which we follow all the way back to Baslow - so that bit is flat.

There are some photos in the gallery.
Cheers RTR my damaged hip cartlidges are going to say thank you very much but i can always rest them in the wheatsheaf after the walk .

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Post by Pots n Pans on Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:39 pm

Think i will join you for this

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Rick The Roman on Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:45 pm

brookey wrote:
Rick The Roman wrote:Yellowbelly and I recce'd this one today. I won't tell a lie - there is a lot of "uphill" - but it is Derbyshire and when you have done the climbs you are rewarded with some wonderful views. It was a bit misty today but if we get a clear day it will be spectacular. There is one very steep, muddy decline dow to the River Derwent, which we follow all the way back to Baslow - so that bit is flat.

There are some photos in the gallery.
Cheers RTR my damaged hip cartlidges are going to say thank you very much but i can always rest them in the wheatsheaf after the walk .

Devonshire Arms is also a nice pub, Brookey.

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Post by waltzing matilda on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:13 pm

Can we do the walk with the first description please rolling :

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Post by Mrs dj on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:17 pm

waltzing matilda wrote:Can we do the walk with the first description please rolling :

haha

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Rick The Roman on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:19 pm

waltzing matilda wrote:Can we do the walk with the first description please rolling :

Waltzing Matilda, the first description is accurate. There is just quite a lot of rolling hills! If I had not told you and you had only found out on the walk you would have moaned at me, now wouldn't you? confused

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Mrs dj on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:22 pm

Rolling doesn't mean steep ..... Incline means steep !

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Rick The Roman on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:25 pm

Mrs dj wrote:Rolling doesn't mean steep ..... Incline means steep !

These were steeply rolling inclines today!

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Silver Surfer on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:26 pm

Seen photos looks like Yellowbelly is laid out on the bench

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Rick The Roman on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:27 pm

Silver Surfer wrote:Seen photos looks like Yellowbelly is laid out on the bench

She was doing her laces up!

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Post by Pots n Pans on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:29 pm

waltzing matilda wrote:Can we do the walk with the first description please rolling :

like it haha

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by waltzing matilda on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:47 pm

When have i ever moaned about anything,don,t all answer at once,but i am still waiting for my first 50/50 win,which you seem to win with apparent ease. haha

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Post by Pots n Pans on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:49 pm

waltzing matilda wrote:When have i ever moaned about anything,don,t all answer at once,but i am still waiting for my first 50/50 win,which you seem to win with apparent ease. haha

not me i'm still waiting too

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Re: Baslow - Thursday 28th March *CHANGED*

Post by Yellowbelly on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:55 pm

Its all the walking we do WT - we have been in so many 50/50s that the law of averages says we should win a few times. D

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Post by pollyparrot on Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:34 am

I totaly agee with you walzing matilda the 1st description of walk was supa dupa hiker then horrors "a lot of uphills " Burning still a couple of pub stops may soothe the way ?!! And another thing the 50-50 hasnt happened for me yet crying hay ho!! :-)

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Post by Yellowbelly on Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:57 am

Description 1 - was from the website. This was what we were checking with the recce, to find out how 'accurate' it was. Description 2 - was from the recce - this is an accurate description after we were there yesterday checking it out for you all. It is a Derbyshire walk, so we can all guess there will be some hills/inclines. However, we were responding to a request for a Thursday daytime walk in Derbyshire, but cannot remember who was the person making the request. It is not any easy walk. The first part climbs up to get the fantastic views and some of the footpaths are uneven and wet (the snow has thawed). Comparing the walk to the ones done recently on a Thursday, this is much harder, so it is up to walkers themselves to make the call and decide if they want or are able to 'go for it.' There are lots of other Thursday walks planned over the next three months that are much easier than this. Love the humour on the threads but do detect some concern behind them. The intention of this long post was to respond to these concerns if they exist! grouphug

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Post by Ducky on Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:40 am

I`ll be coming on this,my only concern lol is that when you call them hills you really mean mountains. x

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