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.


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 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) 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.

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

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Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Cascading water on a misty Kinder Scout

Cascading water on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (98)

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 - Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) trig point

Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) trig point

Photo: Simon Jacks (5)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Noe Stool (Edale Head)

Noe Stool (Edale Head)

Photo: Ian Windle (45)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Descending back to Edale from a misty Kinder Scout

Descending back to Edale from a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (103)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Edale End and The Vale of Edale

Edale End and The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (20)

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

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Lonely tree in Edale

Lonely tree in Edale

Photo: David Hague (8)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (97)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Hope from Upper Booth

Hope from Upper Booth

Photo: Peter Walling (3)

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

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (1)

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

Grinds Brook

Photo: Dorsal Finn (85)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - The River Noe and The Pennine Way from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The River Noe and The Pennine Way from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Michael Dodd (2)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - My wife and daughter on Kinder Scout

My wife and daughter on Kinder Scout

Photo: Keith Sloane (1)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Its getting a bit wet and windy on a misty Kinder Scout

Its getting a bit wet and windy on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (101)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (96)

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

The view up Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Alan Malone (2)

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

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

Photo: Peter Royle (20)

Walk d296 Jacob's Ladder and Kinder Scout from Edale - National Trust plaque at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

National Trust plaque at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (91)


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