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 the highest point in The Peak District National Park and the highest point in the county of Derbyshire.

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). Kinder Scout is also classified as an English Marilyn (47th highest in England, 709th highest in the UK).

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 a Bridget.

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)

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 . . .

Crookstone Hill and Blackden Edge from The River Ashop

Crookstone Hill and Blackden Edge from The River Ashop

Photo: Alex Berry (1)

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 (127)

Rock formations on the northern edge of Kinder Scout with Featherbed Moss over Black Ashop Moor in the background.

Rock formations on the northern edge of Kinder Scout with Featherbed Moss over Black Ashop Moor in the background.

Photo: Paul Tonge (1)

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)

Footbridge over the River Ashop

Footbridge over the River Ashop

Photo: Robert Hardy (23)

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (1)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) from the huge cairn on the western edge of The Kinder Plateau

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) from the huge cairn on the western edge of The Kinder Plateau

Photo: Ben Lockett (5)

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)

Ringing Roger, Kinder Scout

Ringing Roger, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (18)

At Kinder Downfall

At Kinder Downfall

Photo: Steve Gilmore (3)


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