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

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


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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)

Patrick Molloy walked up on November 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at Mam Tor Car Park. via Mam Tor on to Lose Hill [with] With Nadia [weather] Cool, Cloudy, Drizzle

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

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

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

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

Michael Lee walked up 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 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 bagged 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!

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

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)

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

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

Photo: Dorsal Finn (111)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (34)

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 The Edale Valley

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from The Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (6)

Me and my son in Castleton with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) (left) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) in the background

Me and my son in Castleton with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) (left) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) in the background

Photo: Hollie Posthill (1)

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)

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)

Mam Tor and Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Mam Tor and Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (32)

Froxen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Froxen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Photo: Anthony Waldron (5)

Heading for Lose Hill (Ward

Heading for Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (116)

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)

The Edale Valley from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

The Edale Valley from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Mark Heywood (7)

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

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

Photo: Mike Higgins (4)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (1)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Small Clough

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Small Clough

Photo: Ian Windle (19)

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)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (2)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Christine Shepherd (183)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)


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