Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk d201:

Birchin Clough  -  A57 Snake Pass  -  Lady Clough  -  River Ashop  -  Rough Bank  -  Fair Brook  -  Gate Side Clough  -  Wood Moor  -  Dunge Clough  -  The Wicken  -  Blackden Brook  -  Blackden Moor  -  Kinder Scout  -  Edale Moor  -  Kinder Plateau  -  Seal Edge  -  Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)  -  Fair Brook  -  Birchin Wood  -  Birchin Clough




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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
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 (207th highest in England, 356th 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 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) at 603m (1979ft). Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget.


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1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough

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Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge 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 d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) summit

Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (728)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Forest glade beyond the footbridge over Birchin Clough

Forest glade beyond the footbridge over Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (18)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Its getting a bit wet and windy on a misty Kinder Scout

Its getting a bit wet and windy on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (101)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (27)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - My friends and me on Kinder Scout

My friends and me on Kinder Scout

Photo: Maccs Pescatore (1)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Top of the path at Birchin Clough on the A57, Snake Pass

Top of the path at Birchin Clough on the A57, Snake Pass

Photo: Robert Hardy (15)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (22)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Photo: David Atherton (12)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (19)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge 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 d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Downfall

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Ray Foster (2)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Woodland near Birchin Clough

Woodland near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (28)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (102)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - On the Kinder Scout plateau

On the Kinder Scout plateau

Photo: Clare Duiker (1)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Heading towards Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Heading towards Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (727)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough woods

Birchin Clough woods

Photo: Robert Hardy (22)


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