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Back Tor (Hollins Cross)
438m (1438ft)

The Dark Peak Area, The Peak District, Derbyshire, England


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Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Mark Edwards

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Back Tor (Hollins Cross) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Mark Hazelton walked up on July 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Nice walk up from Castletown to Hollins Cross [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Sunny

Gill Bates climbed on July 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] from Castleton along the Great Ridge

Anna White bagged on February 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] Castleton via Winnats Pass & Mam Tor [with] Friend [weather] Windy & Cold

Adrian Garside hiked on September 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked in Mam Tor cark park at 6am & was at the top to see the sun rise. Then walked down to Bact Tor & Lose Hill [weather] Bright sometimes, grey others. Windy & chilly.

Dave Gay summited on June 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Hope Station - Lose Hill - Back Tor - Mam Tor - Edale Station [with] Josh Boyd, Sean Holt, Laura [weather] Dry & sunny - March for Men sponsored walk

Stephen Eddy conquered on April 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hope, via edale [with] Jo Allen, Jack Eddy [weather] Sunny

Michael Lee scaled 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 walked up on December 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Edale to Mam Tor, Back Tor & Lose Hill [with] Simon [weather] Cold but bright & dry. - Snow on distant peaks. A fabulous walk. 3 hours 40 minutes.

Lucy Perchard climbed on June 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Edale, along Rushup Edge & 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 bagged on August 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] From Mam Tor [with] Charlie [weather] Slightly foggy, but warm

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

Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Photo: Dorsal Finn (29)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (34)

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

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

Photo: David Wright (273)

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Mam Tor beyond during a winter temperature inversion

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Mam Tor beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (8)

Half way up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in the Dark Peak with the beautiful Hope Valley and Kinder Scout behind

Half way up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in the Dark Peak with the beautiful Hope Valley and Kinder Scout behind

Photo: Terry Maw (1)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Nether Moor

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Nether Moor

Photo: Mike Hart (16)

Deep snow on the ridge between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Deep snow on the ridge between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (35)

Mam Tor, and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) Tree on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross during a winter temperature inversion

Mam Tor, and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) Tree on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (6)

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

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

Photo: David Wright (271)

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

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

Photo: Dorsal Finn (114)

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor during a temperature inversion

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor during a temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (3)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Rowlee Pasture in the snow

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Rowlee Pasture in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (2)

The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor

The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor

Photo: Craig Carter (49)

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

Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background

Photo: Dorsal Finn (115)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (1)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (112)

On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background

On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background

Photo: Isobelle Forde (1)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in deep snow from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in deep snow from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (31)

Alport Moor (left) and Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) from the summit of Mam Tor

Alport Moor (left) and Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (4)

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

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

Photo: Dorsal Finn (113)


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