Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale

Fine high level walk away from the crowds - can be boggy


Route outline for walk d162:

Edale  -  The Pennine Way  -  Upper Booth  -  Jacob's Ladder (Edale)  -  Brown Knoll (Edale)  -  Colborne (Colbourne)  -  Chapel Gate Track  -  Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)  -  Mam Tor  -  Hollins Cross  -  Edale



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

It costs £6.00 to park a car for the day in the main car park in Edale. The ticket machine only takes coins and you cannot pay with notes or credit cards. There is precious little alternative parking. Best make sure you bring enough change. Sept 2021.

The odd shaped lumps of rock strewn across so many of the South West's tors are collectively known as 'clitter'.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Brown Knoll (Edale) at 569m (1867ft). Brown Knoll (Edale) is also known as an English Dewey (41st highest in England, 91st in England & Wales) The summit of Brown Knoll (Edale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) at 546m (1791ft). Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (80th highest in England, 184th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Mam Tor at 517m (1696ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (145th highest in England, 334th in England & Wales) The summit of Mam Tor is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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.



You can find more walks near this one 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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale

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Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - One man and his dog, a gorgeous day walking from Mam Tor to Hollins Cross

One man and his dog, a gorgeous day walking from Mam Tor to Hollins Cross

Photo: Helen Rimmer (1)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (1)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The view from the summit of Mam Tor

The view from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (275)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Edale from Hollins Cross

Edale from Hollins Cross

Photo: Peter Walling (4)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The Nab from Edale in the snow

The Nab from Edale in the snow

Photo: Mike Hart (11)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background

On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background

Photo: Isobelle Forde (1)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The paved path between Brown Knoll and South Head (Hayfield)

The paved path between Brown Knoll and South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Simon Jacks (9)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (22)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The paved path on Mam Tor

The paved path on Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (3)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (279)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The road winding its way down to Edale from Mam Tor with Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left) and Kinder Scout in the distance

The road winding its way down to Edale from Mam Tor with Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left) and Kinder Scout in the distance

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (2)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Climbing Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (93)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (8)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - On the path between Hollins Cross and Mam Tor

On the path between Hollins Cross and Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (4)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Approaching Mam Tor

Approaching Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (1)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The Vale of Edale from the summit of Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

The Vale of Edale from the summit of Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Stuart Street (6)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The Vale of Edale from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The Vale of Edale from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (76)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow

Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (39)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Sunset from Mam Tor Summit

Sunset from Mam Tor Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls (77)


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