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Curbar, Froggatt & White Edges from Curbar Gap
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Photo from the walk - Curbar, Froggatt & White Edges from Curbar Gap

Nat Park - Peak District - Gritstone Edges Higger Tor

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 725 feet / 220 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk visits Curbar, Froggatt and White Edges, which are all gritstone edges in the eastern sector of the National Park. The edges offer good walking and this route is typical of what is on offer in this part of Derbyshire. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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