Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Classic high level route across Kinder Scout


Route outline for walk d186:

- Bowden Bridge  -   Hayfield  -   Booth Sheepwash  -   White Brow  -   Kinder Reservoir  -   Nab Brow  -   William Clough  -   Ashop Head  -   Mill Hill (Ashop Head)  -   The Pennine Way  -   Kinder Scout  -   The Edge (Kinder Scout)  -   Kinder Downfall  -   Red Brook  -   Cluther Rocks  -   Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)  -   Edale Cross  -   Kinderlow End  -   Oaken Clough  -   Tunstead House Farm  -   Bowden Bridge  -   Hayfield.




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
2
Bridgets

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, 266th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Kinder Scout is also known as an English Nuttall (210th in England, 361st in England & Wales). Kinder Scout is classified as a Marilyn (47th highest in England, 705th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), 633m (2078ft). and a Bridget

You will also reach the summit of The Edge (Kinder Scout), 624m (2048ft). and a Bridget

Along the way you will also bag Mill Hill (Ashop Head), 544m (1785ft) - an English Dewey (86th in Eng, 195th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

In no particular order . . .

The view from the top of Kinder Downfall

The view from the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (126)

Chris on top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Chris on top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Linda Tweed (1)

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)

Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (97)

Leygatehead Moor (left), William Clough and Kinder Reservoir (right) with Kinder Scout on the horizon from White Brow

Leygatehead Moor (left), William Clough and Kinder Reservoir (right) with Kinder Scout on the horizon from White Brow

Photo: Alison Everett (2)

Edale Cross

Edale Cross

Photo: Simon Jacks (6)

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Roger Thornber (4)

Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) from The Edale Valley

Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) from The Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (7)

The River Kinder at Kinder Gates on Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder at Kinder Gates on Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Peter Royle (28)

On of the many amazingly sculptured rocks at Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

On of the many amazingly sculptured rocks at Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (731)


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