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.


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

In no particular order . . .

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

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (21)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Photo: Ben Lockett (1)

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

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (3)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Rob, Big Truck and Carl crossing Edale Moor heading for Grindlsow Knoll

Rob, Big Truck and Carl crossing Edale Moor heading for Grindlsow Knoll

Photo: Dorsal Finn (129)

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 - 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 - The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (25)

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 - 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)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Lost on a misty Kinder Scout in the Great Grimpen Mire

Lost on a misty Kinder Scout in the Great Grimpen Mire

Photo: Bob Ferguson (94)

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

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 (24)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Fair Brook frozen solid near the top of Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Fair Brook frozen solid near the top of Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (4)

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

The footbridge over Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (17)

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

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from The Edale Valley

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from The Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (6)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Mist and low cloud over Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Scout

Mist and low cloud over Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (21)

Walk d201 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) and Seal Edge from Birchin Clough - Footbridge over the River Ashop

Footbridge over the River Ashop

Photo: Robert Hardy (23)

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

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (100)


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