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Mam Tor
517m (1696ft)

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

The summit of Mam Tor is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Mam Tor as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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145th highest in England,
334th in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Mam Tor walking UK Mountains in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire, England

Mam Tor Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls

You can find Mam Tor & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

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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You can walk to the top of Mam Tor by using any of these 5 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk d229 Mam Tor from Edale

Superb views all around

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 3ml (5km)
Ascent:951ft (290m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 3 Icon (Easy)
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Walk d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton

Limestone moorland with superb views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,887ft (575m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale

Superb ridge walk with stunning views all around

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.25ml (15km)
Ascent:1,919ft (585m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale

Fine high level walk away from the crowds - can be boggy

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:1,986ft (605m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton

Limestone moorland with superb views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:2,001ft (610m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Mam Tor Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Mam Tor

Ruth Mcfarlane walked up Mam Tor during August, 2020 [from/via/route] Edale [with] Virtual JMMC

hannah1507 climbed Mam Tor on April 7th, 2023 [from/via/route] d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) & Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale [with] Solo

Nina Adams bagged Mam Tor on July 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Castleton - Little Mam Tor - mam Tor - Hollins Cross - Barker Bank - Brockett Booth Plantation - Lose Hill - Losehill End - Townhead bridge - Hope - Castleton [with] Craig [weather] Sunny 28°C

Shirley Philips has hiked Mam Tor [from/via/route] Castleton Cave Dale

Darin Torrance summited Mam Tor on January 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] Reservoir [with] Moose [weather] rain windy - 8 mile circular walk

Patrick Molloy conquered Mam Tor on November 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at Mam Tor Car Park out & back to Lose Hill [with] Nadia [weather] Cool Cloudy slight drizzle

Jim Sallis scaled Mam Tor on April 12th, 2021 [weather] Snowed previous day

Ian Mackenzie walked up Mam Tor on July 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Castleton [with] Me, myself and I [weather] All weathers - Been up here so many times I've lost count!

Angela Haworth climbed Mam Tor on December 23rd, 2020 [from/via/route] From Castleton [with] Companion [weather] Dry

Mark Hazelton bagged Mam Tor on February 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] quick up & down while in the area. [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Sunny

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mam Tor

Mam Tor from near Castleton

Mam Tor from near Castleton

Photo: Rob Barklamb (59)

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

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

Photo: David Wright (278)

Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (279)

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)

Approaching Mam Tor

Approaching Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (1)

The Great Ridge - Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

The Great Ridge - Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Craig Carter (45)

Mam Tor summit trig point

Mam Tor summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (184)

Hangliders soaring above Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) viewed from Mam Tor

Hangliders soaring above Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) viewed from Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (6)

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)

On the path between Hollins Cross and Mam Tor

On the path between Hollins Cross and Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (4)

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (3)

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

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

Photo: Dorsal Finn (118)

Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale on the way up to Mam Tor summit

Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale on the way up to Mam Tor summit

Photo: Debbie Green (2)

Mist drifting over Castleton the Hope Valley from Mam Tor

Mist drifting over Castleton the Hope Valley from Mam Tor

Photo: Craig Carter (50)

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)

*Aerial Panorama of Hollins Cross and Mam Tor from above Back Tor

*Aerial Panorama of Hollins Cross and Mam Tor from above Back Tor

Photo: Ron Linton (11)

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (276)

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from the path up Mam Tor

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from the path up Mam Tor

Photo: Patricia Owen (1)

The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (5)

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (7)


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