Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale

Easy ascent to superb ridge walk


Route outline for walk d224:

Edale  -  Small Clough  -  Hardenclough Farm  -  Greenlands  -  Hollins Cross  -  Back Tor (Hollins Cross)  -  Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)  -  Hope  -  The River Noe  -  Normans Farm  -  Edale End  -  Carr House  -  Nether Booth  -  Ollerbrook Booth  -  The Vale of Edale  -  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.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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Mountains
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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Nuttalls
Dewey
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Deweys
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) at 476m (1562ft). Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) is known as an English Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) at 438m (1438ft). Back Tor (Hollins Cross) 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)

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1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

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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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale

In no particular order . . .

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (18)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Near Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

Near Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Dorsal Finn (119)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Lord's Seat from Ollerbrook Booth

Lord's Seat from Ollerbrook Booth

Photo: Mike Hart (18)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor from Hollins Cross during a temperature inversion

Mam Tor from Hollins Cross during a temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (4)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Christine Shepherd (183)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Bluebells in woodland beside the River Noe in the Vale of Edale

Bluebells in woodland beside the River Noe in the Vale of Edale

Photo: Margaret Oakes (1)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Win Hill Pike from Ollerbrook Booth

Win Hill Pike from Ollerbrook Booth

Photo: Peter Walling (9)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Sarah, Me, Jenny & Amy at Hollins Cross stretching our hamstrings!

Sarah, Me, Jenny & Amy at Hollins Cross stretching our hamstrings!

Photo: Frankie McQuarrie (1)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The viewpoint marker on the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

The viewpoint marker on the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (182)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (22)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (17)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Edale End and The Vale of Edale

Edale End and The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (20)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Ollerbrook Booth near Edale

Ollerbrook Booth near Edale

Photo: Peter Walling (8)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Castleton, Hope and The Hope Valley from the ridge between Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

Castleton, Hope and The Hope Valley from the ridge between Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

Photo: Debbie Green (7)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor from the path below Hollins Cross under a blanket of deep snow

Mam Tor from the path below Hollins Cross under a blanket of deep snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (40)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor and Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Mam Tor and Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (32)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Field of wild flowers after Kinder Scout, towards Edale

Field of wild flowers after Kinder Scout, towards Edale

Photo: Andrew Wright (2)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Half way up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in the Dark Peak with the beautiful Hope Valley and Kinder Scout behind

Half way up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in the Dark Peak with the beautiful Hope Valley and Kinder Scout behind

Photo: Terry Maw (1)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (1)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in deep snow from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in deep snow from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (31)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor, and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) Tree on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross during a winter temperature inversion

Mam Tor, and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) Tree on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (6)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Carl Morris at a snowy Edale Station with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the background

Carl Morris at a snowy Edale Station with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the background

Photo: Mike Hart (9)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The River Noe Valley north of Hope in heavy snow

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The River Noe Valley north of Hope in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (18)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Hope Railway Station

Hope Railway Station

Photo: Dorsal Finn (1)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Walking the ridge towards Mam Tor in deep snow between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Walking the ridge towards Mam Tor in deep snow between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (36)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background

Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background

Photo: Dorsal Finn (115)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (2)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Edale from Hollins Cross

Edale from Hollins Cross

Photo: Peter Walling (4)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Climbing towards the summit of  Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Climbing towards the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (23)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Photo: Dorsal Finn (29)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (34)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Lonely tree in Edale

Lonely tree in Edale

Photo: David Hague (8)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - 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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and the River Noe Valley from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) under a blanket of heavy snow

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and the River Noe Valley from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) under a blanket of heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (22)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The steep descent to Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

The steep descent to Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (33)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond

Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond

Photo: Dorsal Finn (38)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) during a winter temperature inversion

Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (9)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor in deep snow from Hollins Cross

Mam Tor in deep snow from Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (37)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Hope in heavy snow and arctic winds

Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Hope in heavy snow and arctic winds

Photo: Dorsal Finn (20)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Mam Tor beyond during a winter temperature inversion

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Mam Tor beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (8)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Climbing back out of the Grinds Brook valley in the snow and ice at Edale

Climbing back out of the Grinds Brook valley in the snow and ice at Edale

Photo: Mike Hart (10)

Walk d224 Lose Hill 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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor (centre left) from the upper slopes of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in heavy snow

Mam Tor (centre left) from the upper slopes of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (21)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Heading for Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Heading for Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (116)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Vale of Edale

The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (21)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Bluebells covering the ground in woodland beside the River Noe in the Vale of Edale

Bluebells covering the ground in woodland beside the River Noe in the Vale of Edale

Photo: Margaret Oakes (2)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - On the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

On the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (24)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (8)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (9)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Edale Valley from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

The Edale Valley from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Mark Heywood (7)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Sheep in Edale on the path to Barber Booth

Sheep in Edale on the path to Barber Booth

Photo: David Hague (7)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (114)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale in deep snow from the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale in deep snow from the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Photo: Dorsal Finn (30)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Hope Valley (left), Mam Tor, The Vale of Edale and Kinder Scout (right) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

The Hope Valley (left), Mam Tor, The Vale of Edale and Kinder Scout (right) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (26)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Vale of Castleton and Mam Tor (right) from Hollins Cross

The Vale of Castleton and Mam Tor (right) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (272)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Deep snow on the ridge between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Deep snow on the ridge between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (35)

Walk d224 Lose Hill 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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Edale and Lord's Seat from the lower slopes of The Nab

Edale and Lord's Seat from the lower slopes of The Nab

Photo: Mike Hart (12)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Photo: Dorsal Finn (28)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor, Hollins Cross and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

Mam Tor, Hollins Cross and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Dorsal Finn (118)

Walk d224 Lose Hill 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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Hope Valley from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

The Hope Valley from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (27)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor from Hollins Cross

Mam Tor from Hollins Cross

Photo: Stuart Street (9)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mike at Edale Station with Lord's Seat, Cowburn Tunnel and Brown Knoll in the background

Mike at Edale Station with Lord's Seat, Cowburn Tunnel and Brown Knoll in the background

Photo: Mike Hart (7)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Me, my Wife and Billy the dog after a 12k hike to the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Me, my Wife and Billy the dog after a 12k hike to the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Terry Maw (2)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor from Hollins Cross

Back Tor from Hollins Cross

Photo: Peter Walling (5)

Walk d224 Lose Hill 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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale - East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (273)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (42)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - The Nab from Edale in the snow

The Nab from Edale in the snow

Photo: Mike Hart (11)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Stuart Street (1)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Frozen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Frozen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Photo: Anthony Waldron (5)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Looking east across Barker Bank to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Looking east across Barker Bank to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (271)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (112)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Big Truck on Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Birthday Cake

Big Truck on Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Birthday Cake

Photo: Dorsal Finn (117)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Fats Anderson, Jimbles and Big Truck on the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Fats Anderson, Jimbles and Big Truck on the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (25)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Small Clough

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Small Clough

Photo: Ian Windle (19)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Lord's Seat in the snow from Edale Station

Lord's Seat in the snow from Edale Station

Photo: Mike Hart (8)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (113)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Mark Heywood (5)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Climbing towards Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Hope in heavy snow

Climbing towards Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Hope in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (19)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - 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 d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor from near Hollins Cross

Mam Tor from near Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Heywood (2)

Walk d224 Lose Hill from Edale - Mam Tor from the lower slopes of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Mam Tor from the lower slopes of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: David Hague (10)


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