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Mam Tor, Upper Booth and Rushup Edge
Introduction to Walk 1368

Photo from the walk - Mam Tor, Upper Booth and Rushup Edge

Nat Park - Peak District - Great Ridge Castleton

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk explores some of the highlights of Edale and its surrounding hills. The walk includes Mam Tor, Castleton Ridge, Edale and Rushup Edge. The second half of the walk uses some quieter paths. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Walk 2522
Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
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Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

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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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Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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