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Sheffield types

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Jan 2019
3:44pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Joopsy
Oh delightful, Wednesday fans plus 5000 Tommy Robinsons.
Jan 2019
3:47pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Joopsy
Spot on thanks Mac. How easy is Ladybower to follow and how far round is it?
Jan 2019
3:50pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Maclennane
I don't think I've ever tried, there's a fairly busy road on the East side. Get up some bloody hills!
Jan 2019
3:55pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Cavey
I love Ladybower. Have run round that dozens of times.

Its 15 miles if you do a full loop.
Jan 2019
3:55pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Joopsy
Im happy with hills Mac, just trying to make it as straight forward as possible. Ill probably go with a couple of your loops.
Jan 2019
3:58pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Cavey
Although technically what I used to run around is Howden and Upper Derwent Reservoirs.

If you park at Fairholmes, and then just head out along the road as far as the Slippery Stones, and then back along the other bank.
Jan 2019
4:01pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Joopsy
Thanks mate. I do like the idea of Macs second route twice which would give me some badly needed hills and around 2.5k ft of ascent. Lots of walking in there for me but a good day out. Ive got about six hours to kill so give me time to get up and back in the car and 5 hours to get round.
Jan 2019
4:04pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Cavey
Yeah, that route looks good. Might have to save that one for later in the year!
Jan 2019
4:08pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Maclennane
It is the better of the two, and you get to look from Stanage Edge out to Lose hill (twice) which is officially* the best view in the world.

*depending on whose view you regard as official
Jan 2019
4:40pm, 2 Jan 2019
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Wriggling Snake
Ladybower is indeed 15, road then good paths on both sides, people bike it easily enough, you could go up on Derwent edge but it'll be pretty cold/windy now, there will be absolutely nobody there mid-week.

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