Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale

The start of the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk d296:

Edale  -  The Pennine Way  -  Upper Booth  -  Jacob's Ladder (Edale)  -  Edale Head  -  Kinder Scout  -  Edale Moor  -  Kinder Plateau  -  Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)  -  Noe Stool (Edale Head)  -  Pym Chair (Edale Head)  -  Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout)  -  Crowden Brook  -  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 Tower (Kinder Scout) at 619m (2032ft). Crowden Tower (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 d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale

In no particular order . . .

Mike at Edale Station with Lord's Seat, Cowburn Tunnel and Brown Knoll in the background

Mike at Edale Station with Lord's Seat, Cowburn Tunnel and Brown Knoll in the background

Photo: Mike Hart (7)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Ian Windle (47)

Edale from Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Edale from Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Stuart Sutton (3)

Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (20)

The Pennine Way to Upper Booth from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The Pennine Way to Upper Booth from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Michael Dodd (1)

The Vale of Edale

The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (21)

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)

Descending Grindsbrook Clough

Descending Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Dorsal Finn (82)

*The Edale Valley and Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

*The Edale Valley and Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: David Hadsley (4)

Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (95)


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