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Moors, crags & caves of the High Peak and the neighbourhood.

Ernest A. Baker

Moors, crags & caves of the High Peak and the neighbourhood.

by Ernest A. Baker

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Published by Heywood in London .
Written in English


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Moors. Crags and Caves of the High Peak" On bone - caves in the neighbourhood of Castleton. Derbyshire" (). On the ossiferous deposit at Windy Knoll, near Castleton" (). On the problems of the investigation of cave deposits". Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving 4/5(1).

The White Peak (Derbyshire Dales) is a limestone plateau of green fields with a rolling hills and many incised dales (areas around Ashbourne, Dovedale, Matlock, Bakewell, Longnor). The Dark Peak (or High Peak) is a series of higher, wilder and boggier gritstone plateaux (moorlands) and edges (areas north of Castleton and Hathersage).   A solo wild camp hiking across the moors past McCartneys cave and up onto Coe crags. While i was making my way up i came across a very large foot print. I .

- England's Green and Pleasant land explored after a 3 year battle with a 50ft high boulder choke by Ben Bentham. - Glory Hole sump dived by Simon Brookes to pass boulder choke at -9m depth to gain passage 1m high and 3m wide with a very strong flow, due to the stability of the choke he made a quick retreat to surface. Before the turn of the century the ubiquitous James Puttrell was the first person to record climbs here, together with and Ernest Baker, writer of the classic "Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood" published in Here is Baker's description of an early attempt on Harborough Crack.


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Moors, crags & caves of the High Peak and the neighbourhood by Ernest A. Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak and the Neighbourhood Hardcover – January 1, by E.A. Baker (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: E.A. Baker. Moors Crags & Caves of the High Peak Moors Crags & Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood by Ernest A.

Baker was published with highly attractive decorative boards. Although there are blemishes, this is a very collectable copy and relatively scarce in its. Get this from a library. Moors, crags & caves of the high Peak and the neighbourhood.

[Ernest A Baker]. new book. FIRST PUBLISHED INTHIS IS A LONG-AWAITED REPRINT OF THE CLASSIC STUDY OF THE EARLIEST YEARS OF WALKING, ROCK CLIMBING AND CAVING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD. IT RECOUNTS THE EXPLOITS OF THE RENOWNED KYNDWR CLUB, A GROUP OF SHEFFIELD AND DERBY WALKERS AND CLIMBERS, WHICH.

FIRST PUBLISHED INTHIS IS A LONG-AWAITED REPRINT OF THE CLASSIC STUDY OF THE EARLIEST YEARS OF WALKING, ROCK CLIMBING AND CAVING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD.

IT RECOUNTS THE EXPLOITS OF THE RENOWNED KYNDWR CLUB, A GROUP OF SHEFFIELD AND DERBY WALKERS AND CLIMBERS, WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN Moors, crags & caves of the high Peak and the neighbourhood. by Baker, Ernest Albert.

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Moors, Crags & Caves Of The High Peak And The Neighbourhood: : Baker Ernest Author: Baker Ernest A. You can't leave out E A Bakers' Moors, Crags Caves of the High peak and neighbourhood.

- first recorded climbing in the Peak and very amusing on occasion. Rob Exile Ward on 03 Oct In reply to Bulls Crack: Colin Kirkus - Let's Go Climbing. B McGEE, Eddie: Complete Book on Survival: B Obntenh B Ckannte (Russian Script) B HABER, Dr.

France: Postojna Caves and other tourist caves in Slovenia, The. Crag Cave is an ancient fossil cave system, older than mankind itself, within which can be seen the natural forces that created the complex and beautiful passages.

The cave was once filled with water, which eroded the limestone rock into a maze of carved tunnels and chambers. Book: second-hand (32) Condition: Condition: As new, minor blemishes Moors Crags & Caves. Moors Crags & Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood by Ernest A. Baker Price £ Duplicate_Books; AUTHOR TITLE DATE CONDITION COMMENTS China Caves Project (3) Good: Pamphlet ChinaCaves Project () Good: Report English Lake District, The, (Illustrated Guide).

A bit closer to home, Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood (published in ) is a charming volume, written by local hero Ernest Albert Baker.

Ernest A. Baker MOORS, CRAGS & CAVES OF THE HIGH PEAK AND NEIGHBOURHOOD - INSCRIBED COPY A nice inscribed copy of the first edition of this pioneering study of rock climbing on the outcrops of the Derbyshire Peak District and Bakers most important and sought after work. With 43 photographs and 2 maps.

Some cliffs, such as Laddow Rocks, had already been documented in private climbing club publications, and in the book by Ernest A. Baker, Moors, Crags & Caves of the High Peak and the Neighbourhood, but Some Gritstone Climbs was the first to collate cliffs and climbs into a regional guide. Baker, E.A: MOORS, CRAGS & CAVES OF THE HIGH PEAK AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: Heywood, Manchester; (): 1st edition.

pages, 43 plates, 2 folding maps, decorated front board, 23cm. Previous owner’s name top of front endpaper; head of spine lightly creased and 2cm split upper rear spine joint reglued; a few unobtrusive specks near base and a.

Moors Crags and Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood John Heywood Ltd}???ion of Tennessee Antiquities} Sewanee Chapter]} London p Baker} Ernest Albert Caving Chapman & Hall Ltd.} London} p } [4] pcm Baker} James K.

What about bats. Carlsbad Caverns Natural History Association}} Carlsbad} N.M.: 55 p. bats Carlsbad 60 p. bats. His books, such as the famous Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak () detail some of the exploratory adventures the Kyndwr group had tackled to that date, although Baker omitted to name names, giving the distinct impression that the author was the prime mover in.

WU Baker E.A. MOORS, CRAGS AND CAVES OF THE HIGH PEAK. John Heywood, Manchester & Shoe Lane, London. 1st. pp 43 photographs (many by G.A. Fowkes of Derby) and 2 folding maps. O.G. Jones opp. p Frontispiece has been tipped back in (not by me) and somewhat attached to thte title page.

orig. blue cold. pict. cloth gilt. Baker writes with a lucid, commanding grasp of the English language and covers a quite surprising range of topics ranging from dene holes, chalk mines and castle tunnels to sea caves and archaeological sites.

The book is lavishly illustrated with more than black and white photographs, and opens a window into a time of lost content, when it was possible to hire local help to haul tackle, and unexplored open. baker ernest a.: moors, crags and caves of the high peak and neighbourhood baker ernest a.: moors, crags and caves of the high peak and neighbourhood banks jill: derbyshire illustrated letterheads beckett j.v.

and heath j.e. (editors): derbyshire tithe files - 50 volume Moors, crags, and caves of the High Peak and the neighbourhood, (). Nettle Pot, (). New evidence on the correlation of the Lower Carboniferous reefs at Notes on Deepdale Cave, On bone caves in the neighbourhood of Castleton.As Baker wrote in his classic Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak in “Peakland scenery culminates in Kinder Scout it has the noblest crags, the biggest peat-moss, and the finest waterfall in the district.

Its waters run to the eastern and western seas, the cloughs that penetrate to the heart of it are like mountain corries, with.