Walk d164 Barrow Stones, Grinah Stones, Bleaklow Stones and Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead

High remote moorland - glorious


Route outline for walk d164:

Woodhead Tunnel  -  Far Black Clough  -  Swains Head  -  Swains Greave  -  Barrow Stones  -  Grinah Stones  -  Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)  -  Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)  -  The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones)  -  The Pennine Way  -  Joseph Patch  -  John Track Well  -  Torside Clough  -  Peaknaze Moor  -  Reaps Farm  -  The Longdendale Trail  -  Torside Reservoir  -  Woodhead Reservoir  -  Woodhead Tunnel.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) at 633m (2077ft). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (158th highest in England, 270th highest in England & Wales). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is also known as an English Nuttall (215th highest in England, 370th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) at 628m (2061ft). Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) is known as a Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Barrow Stones at 591m (1940ft). Barrow Stones is known as a Bridget.

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 d164 Barrow Stones, Grinah Stones, Bleaklow Stones and Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead

In no particular order . . .

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (174)

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Mary Jones' Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Photo: Rhodri Gwilliam (1)

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Carrshield Moor from the hut at the head of Bridge Cleugh

Photo: Maurice Openshaw (5)

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

A very snowy Helvellyn in early March!

Photo: Peter Dodds (1)

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (11)

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (4)

Bleaklow Bog!

Bleaklow Bog!

Photo: Christine Shepherd (190)

The Jubilee Monument Obelisk on the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

The Jubilee Monument Obelisk on the summit of Mynydd Tal-y-mignedd

Photo: Gerald Murphy (158)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Ian Windle (62)

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Photo: Bob Illingworth (3)


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