Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope

Superb views of the Vale of Edale


Route outline for walk d118:

- Hope  -   Townhead Bridge  -   Losehill End  -   Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)  -   Back Tor (Hollins Cross)  -   Barker Bank  -   Hollins Cross  -   Mam Tor Farm  -   Knowlgate Farm  -   Odin Sitch  -   Castleton  -   Hollowford Centre  -   Spring House Farm  -   Hope.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The imposing ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above the pretty village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, Peveril Castle is one of England’s earliest Norman fortresses. The keep was built by Henry II in 1176.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) at 476m (1562ft). - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) is known as a Bridget

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Back Tor (Hollins Cross), 438m (1438ft). and a Bridget


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL1
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 110
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope

In no particular order . . .

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)

Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyders) (right) and Llyn Ogwen  from near Glan Dena

Tryfan (left), Glyder Fawr, Y Garn (Glyders) (right) and Llyn Ogwen from near Glan Dena

Photo: Rob Barklamb (60)

Sunset from Mam Tor Summit

Sunset from Mam Tor Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (77)

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)

Hartshead Pike above Ashton-Under-Lyne

Hartshead Pike above Ashton-Under-Lyne

Photo: Mark Heywood (8)

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)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and the River Noe Valley from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) under a blanket of heavy snow

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and the River Noe Valley from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) under a blanket of heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (22)

Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (279)

Mam Tor, and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) Tree on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross during a winter temperature inversion

Mam Tor, and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) Tree on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (6)

Snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Photo: Dorsal Finn (50)


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