Walk d240 Kinder Downfall and Kinder Scout from Edale

Good compass skills essential in thick weather


Route outline for walk d240:

Edale  -  The Pennine Way  -  Upper Booth  -  Jacob's Ladder (Edale)  -  Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)  -  Red Brook  -  Kinder Downfall  -  Kinder Scout  -  Edale Moor  -  Kinder Plateau  -  Crowden Head (Kinder Scout)  -  Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)  -  Grindsbrook Clough  -  Grinds Brook  -  The Vale of Edale  -  Edale.




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
1
Marilyn
Bridget
3
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 265th highest in England & Wales). Kinder Scout is also known as an English Nuttall (210th highest in England, 361st highest in England & Wales). Kinder Scout is also classified as an English Marilyn (47th highest in England, 709th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) at 633m (2078ft). Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) is known as an Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Crowden Head (Kinder Scout) at 631m (2071ft). Crowden Head (Kinder Scout) is in the middle of the Kinder Scout plateau.

Crowden Head (Kinder Scout) is known as an Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) at 601m (1972ft). Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) is known as an 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 d240 Kinder Downfall and Kinder Scout from Edale

In no particular order . . .

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (8)

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (1)

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Ben Lockett (7)

Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Photo: David Atherton (12)

Me on Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir behind

Me on Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir behind

Photo: Dorsal Finn (122)

The bridge over the River Noe at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

The bridge over the River Noe at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (92)

The Nab from Edale in the snow

The Nab from Edale in the snow

Photo: Mike Hart (11)

Chris on top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Chris on top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Linda Tweed (1)

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)

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)


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