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Mount Famine
473m (1552ft)

Mount Famine in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire    England
Mount Famine Summit

Photograph by Simon Jacks

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Mount Famine is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL1
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 110
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    Mount Famine is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:





    You can walk to the top of Mount Famine by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk d168 Mount Famine from Slackhall

    Route Summary: - Slackhall, Wash, Breckhead, Bullhill, Mount Famine, South Head, Roych Clough, Bolehill Clough, Slackhall.

    Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 410m (1,345ft) | Allow at least: 4hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk d254 Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

    Route Summary: - Bowden Bridge, Hayfield, Turnstead House, Coldwell Clough, Oaken Clough, Edale Cross, Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield), Mount Famine, Elle Bank, The Pennine Bridleway, Tunstead House, Bowden Bridge, Hayfield.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 551m (1,808ft) | Allow at least: 4½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

    Route Summary: - Bowden Bridge, Hayfield, Booth Sheepwash, Farlands, Broad Clough, Kinderlow End, Three Knolls, Cluther Rocks, Red Brook, The Pennine Way, Kinder Downfall, Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield), Mount Famine, Elle Bank, The Pennine Bridleway, Tunstead House, Hayfield.

    Length: 17km (10¾ miles) | Ascent: 683m (2,242ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk d262 South Head and Mount Famine from Hayfield

    Route Summary: - Hayfield, Sett Valley Trail, Birch Vale, Morland Road, Ollersett, New Allotments, Chinley Head, South Head (Hayfield), Mount Famine, Elle Bank, Pennine Bridleway, Tunstead House, Bowden Bridge, Hayfield.

    Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 752m (2,468ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield

    Route Summary: - Hayfield, Sett Valley Trail, Birch Vale, Morland Road, Ollersett, New Allotments, Chinley Head, Mount Famine, South Head (Hayfield), Brown Knoll (Edale), Edale Cross, Oaken Clough, Coldwell Clough, Tunstead House, Bowden Bridge, Hayfield.

    Length: 21.5km (13½ miles) | Ascent: 888m (2,914ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Mount Famine, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



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

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

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

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

    1. My partner Steve Bradbury on the summit of Mount Famine just as the mist lifted giving a glorious sunny day
    Photo: Janice Hoare (1)

    Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

    2. Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn
    Photo: Simon Jacks (11)

    Looking north from the top of Mount Famine

    3. Looking north from the top of Mount Famine
    Photo: Simon Jacks (13)

    Looking east to Oaken Clough from the top of Mount Famine

    4. Looking east to Oaken Clough from the top of Mount Famine
    Photo: Simon Jacks (14)

    Rocks on the Mount Famine ridge

    5. Rocks on the Mount Famine ridge
    Photo: Simon Jacks (15)

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

    6. South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from the Pennine Bridleway near Elle Bank
    Photo: Simon Jacks (16)

    South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

    7. South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross
    Photo: Keith Gladwin (4)

    South Head and Mount Famine

    8. South Head and Mount Famine
    Photo: Keith Gladwin (5)

    Mount Famine and South Head from Cracken Edge

    9. Mount Famine and South Head from Cracken Edge
    Photo: Paul Stewart (15)

    Mount Famine and Kinder Scout from Chinley Churn

    10. Mount Famine and Kinder Scout from Chinley Churn
    Photo: Paul Stewart (9)


    . . . see all 11 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Mount Famine


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