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Back Tor (Hollins Cross)
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Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photograph by Mark Edwards

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) is classified as a:

 

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL1
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 110

 


You can walk to the top of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale

Route Summary: - Edale, Small Clough, Hardenclough Farm, Greenlands, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope, The River Noe, Normans Farm, Edale End, Carr House, Nether Booth, Ollerbrook Booth, The Vale of Edale, Edale.

Length: 13km (8 miles) | Ascent: 467m (ft) | Allow at least: 4.5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope

Route Summary: - Hope, Townhead Bridge, Losehill End, Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Barker Bank, Hollins Cross, Mam Tor Farm, Knowlgate Farm, Odin Sitch, Castleton, Hollowford Centre, Spring House Farm, Hope.

Length: 15km (9.5 miles) | Ascent: 484m (ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate



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Michael Lee walked up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on June 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] Hope to Lose Hill to Back Tor to Hollins Cross to Mam Tor to Castleton to Hope.! [with] Jill [weather] Dry sunny, - Lovely walk.. Lots of cafes too!

Carole Ash climbed Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on December 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Edale to Mam Tor, Back Tor and Lose Hill [with] Simon [weather] Cold but bright and dry. - Snow on distant peaks. A fabulous walk. 3 hours 40 minutes.

Lucy Perchard bagged Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on June 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Edale, along Rushup Edge and then the Great Ridgeway before returning to Edale [with] Tony [weather] Boiling hot! - Fantastic walk on the hottest June day in years - fabulous!

Jennifer Beale hiked Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on August 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] From Mam Tor [with] Charlie [weather] Slightly foggy, but warm

Wayne Linley summited Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on October 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Edale - hollins cross - mam tor - back tor - lose hill [with] simon fleming [weather] overcast poor to moderate visibility

Tony Rogerson conquered Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on April 25th, 2010 [from/via/route] Edale Plateau Rushup Edge & Mam Tor [with] John [weather] Showers

Marilyn Wadkin scaled Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on April 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hope, Castleton, along the Limestone Way, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor, Lose Hill and back down to Hope. [with] Rob, Nathan9, Alisha7 & Jack4 [weather] A little bit windy but quite nice

Christine Shepherd walked up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on December 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Walked from Castleton using walk d123. extended the walk to take in this Tor and the next hill before coming down. [with] On my own [weather] Drizzly but not too cold or windy. - This peak was too tempting when it came to leaving the ridge path at Hollins Cross.

Elizabeth Graham climbed Back Tor (Hollins Cross) during May, 2004 [from/via/route] Edale to Hathersage then Home [with] Steve, Connor, Bryony [weather] Warm and sunny - Part of our long walk adventure

John Gehrke bagged Back Tor (Hollins Cross) on November 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] d118 [with] solo [weather] crisp and clear but sopping wet underfoot making some of the paths, particularly through Hope Valley very slippery with mud - stunning views!

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

1. Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross
Photo: Christine Shepherd (183)

Heading towards Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

2. Heading towards Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)
Photo: Dorsal Finn (111)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

3. Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross
Photo: Dorsal Finn (112)

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

4. Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)
Photo: Dorsal Finn (113)

Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

5. Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)
Photo: Dorsal Finn (114)

Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward

6. Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background
Photo: Dorsal Finn (115)

Heading for Lose Hill (Ward

7. Heading for Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)
Photo: Dorsal Finn (116)

Mam Tor, Hollins Cross and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

8. Mam Tor, Hollins Cross and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale
Photo: Dorsal Finn (118)

Looking east across Barker Bank to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

9. Looking east across Barker Bank to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross
Photo: David Wright (271)

East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

10. East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross
Photo: David Wright (273)


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