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  -   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

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 Tower (Kinder Scout), 619m (2032ft). 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 d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale

In no particular order . . .

Descending Grindsbrook Clough

Descending Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Dorsal Finn (83)

Pym Chair from the large cairn at the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Pym Chair from the large cairn at the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (75)

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (3)

Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (22)

Pym Chair (Edale Head)

Pym Chair (Edale Head)

Photo: Ian Windle (44)

Hey Edge from Crowden

Hey Edge from Crowden

Photo: Geoff Smithson (3)

Grindsbrook Clough

Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Dorsal Finn (84)

The Vale of Edale from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The Vale of Edale from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (76)

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)

Cascading water on a misty Kinder Scout

Cascading water on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (98)


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