Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk d135:

Birchin Clough  -  A57 Snake Pass  -  Lady Clough  -  River Ashop  -  Rough Bank  -  Fair Brook  -  Kinder Scout  -  Edale Moor  -  Kinder Plateau  -  Kinder Downfall  -  The Pennine Way  -  The Edge (Kinder Scout)  -  Ashop Head  -  Mill Hill (Ashop Head)  -  Black Ashop Moor  -  Within Clough  -  Red Clough  -  Upper Gate Clough  -  Ashop Clough  -  Birchin Clough




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Kinder Scout at 636m (2087ft). Kinder Scout is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (156th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales) Kinder Scout is also known as an English Nuttall (208th highest in England, 357th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (47th highest in England, 710th highest in the UK). Kinder Scout is the highest point in The Peak District National Park and the highest point in the county of Derbyshire.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of The Edge (Kinder Scout) at 624m (2048ft). The Edge (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of The Edge (Kinder Scout) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Mill Hill (Ashop Head) at 544m (1785ft). Mill Hill (Ashop Head) is also known as an English Dewey (87th highest in England, 196th in England & Wales)

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

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 d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough

In no particular order . . .

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Rock formation near Kinder Downfall

Rock formation near Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (7)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (22)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (102)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (96)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Looking down William Clough to a snowy and frozen Kinder Reservoir from near Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout

Looking down William Clough to a snowy and frozen Kinder Reservoir from near Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (7)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (8)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (9)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Rob, Big Truck and Carl at the top of Kinder Downfall

Rob, Big Truck and Carl at the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (125)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Scout summit cairn

Kinder Scout summit cairn

Photo: Ben Lockett (10)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Photo: Stewart Green (4)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Getting mugged by sheep at Kinder Downfall

Getting mugged by sheep at Kinder Downfall

Photo: Steve Gilmore (1)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The River Kinder flowing through the peat hags on The Kinder Scout Plateau

The River Kinder flowing through the peat hags on The Kinder Scout Plateau

Photo: David Morecroft (8)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

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

Photo: Robert Hardy (13)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The River Kinder on Kinder Scout near Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder on Kinder Scout near Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stuart Sutton (1)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (100)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The Perils of getting lost on the Kinder Scout

The Perils of getting lost on the Kinder Scout

Photo: Tony Savage (1)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir from Kinder Downfall

Kinder Reservoir from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (120)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The Kinder Plateau from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

The Kinder Plateau from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Ben Lockett (4)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Me on Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir behind

Me on Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir behind

Photo: Dorsal Finn (122)


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