20180617Crich

Sunday 24th June

OH CRICHEY!

 

Start Time: 10:00

Start Point: Market Place, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire. DE4 5DD

Grid Ref: OSMap 269 350 542

Nearest Postcode: DE4 5DD

 

Car Sharing: In front of Town Hall at 9:20

Distance: 7 miles (ish)

Difficulty: Moderate, some steep climbs. Underfoot conditions are rated MM on the DUCk sliding scale.

Contact: Dave via our FB group or by emailing enquiries@chesterfieldyoungramblers.co.uk

 

Walk Description

Route: Crich – Cromford Canal – Holloway – Crich Stand - Crich

 

Longer Description:

Meet up in the Market Place by the troughs. Toilets available at the start. From the market place we’ll head out of Crich along the “Tors” with vistas over the Amber valley. Off through the woods and descend to the Cromford Canal. Little stroll along the canal and lunch by the water. Steep bits and plateaus back up the hill via the last tram stop and the monument at Crich Stand. Tea and cakes to be had at the world renowned Loaf Café, so if you have a lift with me cake time is compulsory!

Meeting Arrangements: Meet at the Town Hall at 09:20 or at start point at 10:00. If anyone would like a lift please post on facebook or email Chesterfield Young Ramblers (enquiries@chesterfieldyoungramblers.co.uk). There’s free car parking in the centre of Crich and assorted street parking. Allow 4 hours for the walk plus cake eating time!

 

Meeting Arrangements

Meet at the Town Hall at 09:20 or at start point at 10:00. If anyone would like a lift please post on facebook or email Chesterfield Young Ramblers (enquiries@chesterfieldyoungramblers.co.uk). There’s free car parking in the centre of Crich and assorted street parking. Allow 4 hours for the walk plus cake eating time!.

Walks Difficulty

Leisurely - walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.

Moderate - walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential.

Strenuous - walks for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include hills and rough country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness should contact the organiser or leader in advance.

Please note you should wear suitable footwear and clothing for the time of year. Take waterproofs, food and water and either additional clothing for winter walks / poor weather and sun cream and extra water for summer walks. The walk leader can refuse anyone who they do not feel is able or prepared for the walk.