Walk d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel

Superb gorge walk & high remote moorland


Route outline for walk d266:

- Woodhead Tunnel  -   Middle Black Clough  -   Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)  -   Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)  -   The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones)  -   The Pennine Way  -   Clough Edge  -   The Longdendale Trail  -   Crowden  -   Woodhead Reservoir  -   Woodhead Tunnel.




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
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) at 633m (2077ft). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (158th highest in England, 271st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is also known as an English Nuttall (215th in England, 370th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill), 628m (2061ft).


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 d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel

In no particular order . . .

Glaslyn with the lower slopes of Y Lliwedd beyond from The Miners' Track below Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Glaslyn with the lower slopes of Y Lliwedd beyond from The Miners' Track below Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

Photo: Andy Holliday (3)

On Bleaklow Hill

On Bleaklow Hill

Photo: Steve Horne (10)

Ladybower Reservoir from nr Alport Castles

Ladybower Reservoir from nr Alport Castles

Photo: Nick Snape (7)

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (9)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Norman Howarth (6)

Hey Edge from Crowden

Hey Edge from Crowden

Photo: Peter Ellis (1)

The Pennine Way on Clough Edge above Torside Clough

The Pennine Way on Clough Edge above Torside Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (12)

Sunset from Austwick

Sunset from Austwick

Photo: Peter Marsh (3)

Middle Black Clough

Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (10)

The Crowden Great Brook valley with Laddow Rocks (left) and Bareholmes Moss (right) from The Pennine Way near Crowden

The Crowden Great Brook valley with Laddow Rocks (left) and Bareholmes Moss (right) from The Pennine Way near Crowden

Photo: Simon Jacks (21)


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