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

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Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (16)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Descending back to Edale from a misty Kinder Scout

Descending back to Edale from a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (103)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Public Footpath sign by the River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Public Footpath sign by the River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (26)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (95)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Photo: Ben Lockett (1)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (27)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Downfall Waterfall

Kinder Downfall Waterfall

Photo: David Morecroft (7)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (20)

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 - Rob, Big Truck and Carl crossing Edale Moor heading for Grindlsow Knoll

Rob, Big Truck and Carl crossing Edale Moor heading for Grindlsow Knoll

Photo: Dorsal Finn (129)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Downfall on Kinder Scout

Kinder Downfall on Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Green (2)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Roger Thornber (2)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (3)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Woodland near Birchin Clough

Woodland near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (28)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The remains of a crashed aircraft on Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

The remains of a crashed aircraft on Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Maurice Surname (1)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Lady Clough

Lady Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (33)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - Looking back to Grindsbrook, on the way to Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout)

Looking back to Grindsbrook, on the way to Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (19)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - The River Kinder flowing towards the waterfall at Kinder Downfall on the Kinder Scout Plateau

The River Kinder flowing towards the waterfall at Kinder Downfall on the Kinder Scout Plateau

Photo: David Morecroft (6)

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

Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (97)

Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough - A snowy mothers day on Kinder Scout

A snowy mothers day on Kinder Scout

Photo: Martin Wardroper (5)


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