|From Black Rocks. Overlooking Cromford & the Derwent Valley|
An early finish on Friday coinciding with clear blue skies, tempted Billy and I out for a short run and play at Black Rocks. A Gritstone outcrop set aboveWirksworth and Cromford with trails to run/walk and the Black Rocks to climb. It featured in the film Hard Grit and even the Villan himself Don Whillans once came down for a go.
After a quick lap of the blue trail (ok, it wasn't that quick), Billy and I stopped for a scramble on one of the easier sections. Unlike the other dogs we have had, Billy doesn't seem to have grasped the concept of hieght and its dangers, which keeps me on my toes.
We reached the point where Billy's legs were too short for him to go on, turned round and finished off with a couple of hill reps. Not a bad start to the weekend.
Saturday morning, like much of the UK we woke up to this. Cool! Isnt snow BRILLIANT ? We only had time for a brief run up to Bunkers Hill and back but as you can see from the picture below, Billy enjoyed it.