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Bamford & Stanage Edges from Rod Side
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Nat Park - Peak District - Gritstone Edges Higger Tor

County/Area - South Yorkshire & Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 9.9 miles / 16.1 km

Ascent - 1240 feet / 376 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk explores two of the gritstone edges in the eastern sector of the National Park. The walk generally follows well defined paths and tracks and offers some fine views from elevated positions along the way. After heavy rain do expect some boggy ground under foot along some sections of the route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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