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
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 270th highest in England & Wales). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is also known as an English Nuttall (215th highest in England, 370th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) at 628m (2061ft). Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) 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 d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel

In no particular order . . .

Looking back up to Hey Edge from Crowden

Looking back up to Hey Edge from Crowden

Photo: Geoff Smithson (18)

The Pennine Way on Clough Edge above Torside Clough

The Pennine Way on Clough Edge above Torside Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (12)

On Bleaklow Hill

On Bleaklow Hill

Photo: Steve Horne (9)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

Wildboar Clough with Bleaklow Hill beyond from the Pennine Way near Crowden

Wildboar Clough with Bleaklow Hill beyond from the Pennine Way near Crowden

Photo: Geoff Smithson (2)

On Bleaklow Hill

On Bleaklow Hill

Photo: Steve Horne (10)

Middle Black Clough

Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (8)

An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

Photo: Peter Marsh (4)

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

Photo: Norman Howarth (5)


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