Swaledale – the morning after

In my last post I wrote about a beautiful autumn day taking waterfall shots at Kisdon Force in Swaledale. The next morning was a different day in more ways than one.

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The Roaches

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Another visit to The Roaches, the extensive area of gritstone crags in Staffordshire, just north of Leek. It won’t be the last. Although only (for me) a sunrise/sunset location, there are so many beautiful shapes around that it really will repay many visits. I don’t think this latest shoot did it full justice but I hope you enjoy this small selection. Continue reading

Snowdon by the back way

Mynydd Mawr above Rhyd Ddu
Mynydd Mawr rears above the hamlet of Rhyd Ddu with a steam train just about to arrive in the station on picture left.

This route is a less popular way to top out on Snowdon, with some nice airy ridge walking near the top and plenty of squelchy bog trotting towards the end. Views are, as usual on Snowdon, either tremendous when clear or non-existent when the clouds come down. Continue reading