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The Edge (Kinder Scout)
624m (2048ft)

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

The summit of The Edge (Kinder Scout) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record The Edge (Kinder Scout) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Walk The Edge (Kinder Scout) walking UK Mountains in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire, England

The Edge (Kinder Scout) Summit

Photo: Ben Lockett

You can find The Edge (Kinder Scout) & 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


See The Edge (Kinder Scout) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See The Edge (Kinder Scout) and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Map:


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You can walk to the top of The Edge (Kinder Scout) by using any of these 4 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:1,689ft (515m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Classic high level route across Kinder Scout

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:2,192ft (688m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:1,841ft (561m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:2,189ft (667m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited The Edge (Kinder Scout) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged The Edge (Kinder Scout)

hannah1507 walked up The Edge (Kinder Scout) on April 8th, 2023 [from/via/route] d186 Kinder Scout & Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield [with] Solo

Angela Haworth climbed The Edge (Kinder Scout) on January 27th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Bowden Bridge car park [with] Companion [weather] Dry

Christine Shepherd bagged The Edge (Kinder Scout) on February 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Birchen Clough using walk d263. [with] On my own [weather] Blue skies & sunshine - A really enjoyable walk with lots of interesting stone formations. The Trig Point is South of The Edge. It doesn't show itself until the last minute.

Margaret Richards hiked The Edge (Kinder Scout) on November 7th, 2011 [from/via/route] d186 Kinder Scout & Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge Hayfield [with] Don [weather] Very misty, got lost - Interesting & scary walk

Darin Torrance summited The Edge (Kinder Scout) on May 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Bowden bridge [weather] Sunny hot

Wayne Linley conquered The Edge (Kinder Scout) on April 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] snake pass-kinder scout [with] Shirley and my trail buddy buster [weather] sun/ cloud - great day out

John Gehrke scaled The Edge (Kinder Scout) on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] d176 [with] solo

Nicola Parkinson walked up The Edge (Kinder Scout) on September 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Route d186 Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield [with] Stu and Ollie [weather] Very windy & cloudy

Andrew Joss climbed The Edge (Kinder Scout) on December 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] Birchin Clough [weather] Very windy

Malcolm Broughton bagged The Edge (Kinder Scout) on August 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Bowden Bridge Car Park [with] companions + bella the dog [weather] sunny

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (10)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) and the top of William Clough from the large cairn W of The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) and the top of William Clough from the large cairn W of The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (31)

The rather Narnia-like stone table above Mermaid's Pool near The Edge (Kinder Scout), Kinder Scout

The rather Narnia-like stone table above Mermaid's Pool near The Edge (Kinder Scout), Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (30)

Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) from The Pennine Way near The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) from The Pennine Way near The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Judith Thiery (2)

The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (730)

Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (13)

The Edge (Kinder Scout) from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

The Edge (Kinder Scout) from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (9)

Looking East across The Edge (Kinder Scout) towards Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Looking East across The Edge (Kinder Scout) towards Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (12)

Rock sculptures on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptures on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (11)


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