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Back Tor (Derwent Edge)
538m (1766ft)

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

The summit of Back Tor (Derwent Edge) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Back Tor (Derwent Edge) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Dewey
97th highest in England,
219th in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Back Tor (Derwent Edge) walking UK Mountains in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire South Yorkshire   England

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) Summit

Photo: Peter Woods

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The Peak District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

110 Sheffield & Huddersfield, Glossop & Holmfirth


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

Patrick Molloy walked up on November 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Park at Fairholmes - Derwent Reservoir. Up via Lost Lad [with] Solo [weather] Cold Sunny

Tony Halliday climbed on April 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] ladybower resovoir [with] jimmy my boarder terrier [weather] bit of cloud with sunny spells cold start warmed up as day went on - great walk once you get away from the mass of people at lady bower resvoir cracking views

Mike Walker has bagged [from/via/route] Ladybower Reservoir

Michael Lee hiked during 1989 [from/via/route] From Ladybower Inn & back.. Also from Strines Inn [with] Jill and friends [weather] Sunny - Done this one three times, various weathers..

Oliver Hunter summited on August 4th, 2006 [from/via/route] 13 mile walk from Ladybower Reservoir, over Whinstone Lee Tor, Wheel Stones, White Tor, Dovestone Tor, Back Tor, & Lost Lad. [with] Me, Steve & Martin (Argos colleagues). [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells - perfect! - Great views from each peak & great fun jumping between huge piles of rocks! :D

Louis Smith conquered during June, 2017 [from/via/route] unsure of date

Lucy Perchard scaled on April 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cutthroat Bridge, Ashopton, Ladybower Reseroir, Lost Lad, Derwent Edge, Cutthroat Bridge [with] Tony [weather] Cool, sunny, very windy! - Fantastic walk - a favourite

Iain Jones walked up on August 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Trail Run via Derwent Edge from Ladybower Reservoir [with] Graeme High & Ralph Simpson

Jennifer Beale climbed on September 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Fairholmes [with] Charlie [weather] Foggy

Wayne Linley bagged on August 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] Derwent - back tor [with] Shirley paul and dexter [weather] sunny bright - excellent day dexters first taste of the peak district

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

The Derwent Edge path from Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

The Derwent Edge path from Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (12)

On Back Tor (Derwent Edge) with Howden Reservoir in the distance

On Back Tor (Derwent Edge) with Howden Reservoir in the distance

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (5)

On Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

On Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (2)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (12)

Ladybower Reservoir from Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Ladybower Reservoir from Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (1)

Rocks on Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) with Lost Lad and Back Tor (Derwent Edge) in the background

Rocks on Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) with Lost Lad and Back Tor (Derwent Edge) in the background

Photo: Michael Davidson (74)

Lost Lad, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor above Ladybower Reservoir

Lost Lad, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (36)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Terry Jones (6)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) and Lost Lad from Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) and Lost Lad from Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Photo: Michael Davidson (77)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Ben Stafford (10)

Ladybower Reservoir from Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Ladybower Reservoir from Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (3)


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