Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield

Superb ridge walk


Route outline for walk gm134:

Dove Stone Reservoir  -  Greenfield  -  The Oldham Way  -  Chew Brook  -  Chew Reservoir  -  Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)  -  Alphin Pike  -  Dove Stone Reservoir




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) at 495m (1625ft). Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) is known as an English Bridget. Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) is the highest point in the county of Greater Manchester.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Alphin Pike at 469m (1539ft). Alphin Pike is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Alphin Pike is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Oldham Way. The Oldham Way is a 64km (40 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Dove Stone Reservoir in Greater Manchester, England. The Oldham Way is waymarked by an owl motif. For more walks that include a section of The Oldham Way see The Oldham Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL1
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 109 & 110
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield

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Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Windsurfing on Alphin Pike

Windsurfing on Alphin Pike

Photo: Sara Forster (5)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dovestone Reservoir and Dick Hill from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Dovestone Reservoir and Dick Hill from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (11)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dick Hill from Alphin Pike

Dick Hill from Alphin Pike

Photo: Andy Marsh (22)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dove Stone Reservoir overflow with Great Dove Stone Rocks in the background

Dove Stone Reservoir overflow with Great Dove Stone Rocks in the background

Photo: Andy Marsh (2)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Chew Reservoir

Chew Reservoir

Photo: Andy Marsh (7)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dick Hill and Great Dove Stone Rocks above Dovestone Reservoir from Alphin Pike

Dick Hill and Great Dove Stone Rocks above Dovestone Reservoir from Alphin Pike

Photo: Andy Marsh (21)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Alphin Pike from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Alphin Pike from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (14)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dove Stone Rocks mirrored in a perfectly calm Dove Stone Reservoir near Greenfield

Dove Stone Rocks mirrored in a perfectly calm Dove Stone Reservoir near Greenfield

Photo: Stewart Green (10)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - The Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike ridge with Chew Brook below from Chew Reservoir

The Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike ridge with Chew Brook below from Chew Reservoir

Photo: Andy Marsh (8)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Hoarstone Edge from Chew Reservoir

Hoarstone Edge from Chew Reservoir

Photo: Sara Forster (2)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - On Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) looking over Dovestone Reservoir to Alphin Pike

On Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) looking over Dovestone Reservoir to Alphin Pike

Photo: David Grandage (1)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dove Stone Reservoir overflow with snow on Great Dove Stone Rocks in the distance

Dove Stone Reservoir overflow with snow on Great Dove Stone Rocks in the distance

Photo: Mark Heywood (11)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Snow on Dean Rocks and Hoarstone Edge from Dove Stone Reservoir

Snow on Dean Rocks and Hoarstone Edge from Dove Stone Reservoir

Photo: Mark Heywood (1)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dove Stone Reservoir overflow

Dove Stone Reservoir overflow

Photo: David Leak (2)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - On the Oldham Way climbing towards Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

On the Oldham Way climbing towards Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (5)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - On Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

On Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (13)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Gully near Chew Reservoir

Gully near Chew Reservoir

Photo: Andy Marsh (6)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Lovely shot of summer evening light on Dove Stone Reservoir near Greenfield

Lovely shot of summer evening light on Dove Stone Reservoir near Greenfield

Photo: Stewart Green (9)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dovestone Reservoir appearing through the mist from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Dovestone Reservoir appearing through the mist from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (10)

Walk gm134 Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge) and Alphin Pike from Dove Stone Reservoir, Greenfield - Dovestone Reservoir with Dick Hill in the background from near Chew Brook

Dovestone Reservoir with Dick Hill in the background from near Chew Brook

Photo: Andy Marsh (4)


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