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Rushup Edge & Crowden Tower from Edale
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Photo from the walk - Rushup Edge & Crowden Tower from Edale

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 2230 feet / 676 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk starts from Edale and explores Rushup Edge, Brown Knoll, Edale Cross, Crowden Tower and Grindslow Knoll. The route contains many of the key features of this dramatic part of the Derbyshire Peak district and should be saved for a fine day. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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