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 (208th highest in England, 357th 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 a 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 a Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) at 601m (1972ft). Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) is known as a 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 . . .

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Photo: Stewart Green (4)

Kinder Reservoir from Kinder Downfall

Kinder Reservoir from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (120)

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Ben Lockett (7)

Jacob's Ladder (Edale) and the Edale Valley from the Kinder Plateau

Jacob's Ladder (Edale) and the Edale Valley from the Kinder Plateau

Photo: Andy Blades (1)

An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

Photo: Peter Marsh (4)

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)

Pym Chair and Crowden Tower from the Pennine Way near Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Pym Chair and Crowden Tower from the Pennine Way near Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (77)

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)

My wife and daughter on Kinder Scout

My wife and daughter on Kinder Scout

Photo: Keith Sloane (1)

Rob, Big Truck and Carl at the top of Kinder Downfall

Rob, Big Truck and Carl at the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (127)


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