/ Where to climb in the Peak to avoid the heat
As the title suggests, looking for suggestions of cooler, north facing, shady locations in the peak. Roughly HS-E2.
I'm sorry, I don't understand the question. Heat? In the Peak? Now?
Come, come, now Dave, are you deny it's hot and say that this but mild compared to S Africa?
Likewise. It's barely warm in the UK.
UK snowflakes would probably be well advised to avoid latitudes less than about 50.
> Come, come, now Dave, are you deny it's hot and say that this but mild compared to S Africa?
Quite. I don't really function properly below about 30 degrees. Even that isn't always warm enough for Dow Crag or Ramshaw.
In addition to those above you can add: Chatsworth, Gardoms far left, Turning Stone, Bradley Quarry, Kinder North, Shining Clough, Wimberry, Ravens Tor (Dovedale) , Thors Cave,
Chatsworth good and you need the heat to climb there, otherwise green/dank
No need to bother now, summer's over.
> No need to bother now, summer's over.
The English summer - my favourite day of the year
In that grade range, Chee Tor would be my suggestion.
Isn't Chee tor roasting hot for the afternoon?
I think staden is quite shady.
> UK snowflakes would probably be well advised to avoid latitudes less than about 50.
I'm sure they usually do - there is only a tiny bit of Cornwall below 50 degrees North and I'm sure snow does not fall there very often. I don't think your advice would have much effect on these "rogue" snowflakes.
I've never found it too hot there, possibly because of the shade at the base. Staden is a good call, though.
> Isn't Chee tor roasting hot for the afternoon?
Ok update on Chee Tor based on climbing thrre yesterday. Its fine until early afternoon. There are a couple of hot hours then the right hand side statts to be shadowed. Not perfect but not a disaster and a brilliant crag.
Another one for the list: Rollick Stones. First visit last week and we were cold in the wind despite the sun.
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