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Mount Famine
473m (1552ft)

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


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Walk Mount Famine walking UK Mountains in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire    England

Mount Famine Summit

Photo: Simon Jacks

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OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


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110 Sheffield & Huddersfield, Glossop & Holmfirth


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Mount Famine Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Mount Famine

Dave Gay walked up on April 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Hayfield via Pennine Bridleway & climber from the North. Descended to the South & returned via Pennine Bridleway. [with] Carole

Angela Haworth climbed on September 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] Kinder Road- Mount Famine- South Head - Brown Knoll - Edale Cross - Kinder Road [with] companion [weather] Dry

Gill Bates bagged on June 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] From Chinley, over hill road, hill farm, pennine bridleway, Mount Famine, Andrews Farm, Hayfield Rd, Alders Farm, Chinley [with] daughter [weather] sunny & windy - Bit of a scramble up Mount Famine, clear view of Kinder

Charles Wrigley Wrigley hiked on June 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Bowdon Bridge - The Ashes - Coldwell Clough - South Head Farm - South Head - Mount Famine - Bridleway [with] LAR [weather] Cloudy, Rain on summit South Head & Very Windy - lunch on bridge over River Sett source, Chucked A Apple off Mount Famine for laughing at Rose apple rolling off & meanness!

Christine Shepherd summited on March 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Bowden Bridge using walk d254. [with] On my own [weather] Bright & dry with a very cold wind. - A lovely walk. Great views from this summit.

Joanne Mcgawley conquered on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Cracken Edge & South Head from Hayfield [with] Rich [weather] Amazing. Sunny but a cool breeze. - 11.12 miles

Geoffrey Robertshaw and Mark Davidson have both walked, climbed & bagged Mount Famine.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mount Famine

Looking east to Oaken Clough from the top of Mount Famine

Looking east to Oaken Clough from the top of Mount Famine

Photo: Simon Jacks (14)

Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

Photo: Simon Jacks (11)

Mount Famine summit

Mount Famine summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (751)

South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from the Pennine Bridleway near Elle Bank

South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from the Pennine Bridleway near Elle Bank

Photo: Simon Jacks (16)

Mount Famine and South Head from Cracken Edge

Mount Famine and South Head from Cracken Edge

Photo: Paul Stewart (15)

My partner Steve Bradbury on the summit of Mount Famine just as the mist lifted giving a glorious sunny day

My partner Steve Bradbury on the summit of Mount Famine just as the mist lifted giving a glorious sunny day

Photo: Janice Hoare (1)

Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (750)

Mount Famine and Kinder Scout from Chinley Churn

Mount Famine and Kinder Scout from Chinley Churn

Photo: Paul Stewart (9)

South Head and Mount Famine

South Head and Mount Famine

Photo: Keith Gladwin (5)

South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

Photo: Keith Gladwin (4)

Rocks on the Mount Famine ridge

Rocks on the Mount Famine ridge

Photo: Simon Jacks (15)

Looking north from the top of Mount Famine

Looking north from the top of Mount Famine

Photo: Simon Jacks (13)


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