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



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

It costs £6.00 to park a car for the day in the main car park in Edale. The ticket machine only takes coins and you cannot pay with notes or credit cards. There is precious little alternative parking. Best make sure you bring enough change. Sept 2021.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (156th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales)

Kinder Scout is also known as an English Nuttall (207th highest in England, 356th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (47th highest in England, 710th highest in the UK).

Kinder Scout is the highest point in The Peak District National Park and the highest point in the county of Derbyshire.

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 an English Bridget. The summit of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) at 619m (2032ft). Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Peak District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

110 Sheffield & Huddersfield, Glossop & Holmfirth


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale

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Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (8)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Kinder Scout summit cairn

Kinder Scout summit cairn

Photo: Ben Lockett (10)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Me and my wife on Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Me and my wife on Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Terry Maw (8)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (22)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - The Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

The Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: David Hadsley (2)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - The view down Grindsbrook Clough

The view down Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Alan Malone (1)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Brown Knoll (Edale) from The Pennine Way near Upper Booth

Brown Knoll (Edale) from The Pennine Way near Upper Booth

Photo: Dorsal Finn (72)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - A snowy mothers day on Kinder Scout

A snowy mothers day on Kinder Scout

Photo: Martin Wardroper (5)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Stuart Street (1)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - 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)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Descending Grindsbrook Clough

Descending Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Dorsal Finn (131)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

Photo: Peter Marsh (4)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Looking down from the top of Grindsbrook Clough

Looking down from the top of Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Alan Malone (5)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

The River Noe in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (18)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - 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)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - At the top of Grindsbrook Clough with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the distance

At the top of Grindsbrook Clough with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the distance

Photo: Dorsal Finn (81)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - The Nab from Edale in the snow

The Nab from Edale in the snow

Photo: Mike Hart (11)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - 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)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Crowden Youth Hostel

Crowden Youth Hostel

Photo: Geoff Smithson (1)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Brown Knoll (Edale) from near Upper Booth

Brown Knoll (Edale) from near Upper Booth

Photo: Stuart Street (2)


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