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

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, 266th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Kinder Scout is also known as an English Nuttall (210th in England, 361st in England & Wales). Kinder Scout is classified as a Marilyn (47th highest in England, 705th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), 633m (2078ft). and a Bridget

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

Along the way you will also bag Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout), 601m (1972ft) and a Bridget.


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Kinder reservoir from the top of Kinder Downfall

Kinder reservoir from the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (12)

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)

Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (96)

Kinder Reservoir

Kinder Reservoir

Photo: Ray Foster (4)

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Photo: David Hague (9)

Noe Stool from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Noe Stool from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Michael Dodd (3)

The footbridge carrying The Pennine Way at the foot of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The footbridge carrying The Pennine Way at the foot of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (73)

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)

Hope from Upper Booth

Hope from Upper Booth

Photo: Peter Walling (3)

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Roger Thornber (3)


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