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Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick
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Photo from the walk - Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick

Nat Park - Peak District - Great Ridge Castleton

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District route is a classic offering some great views from Rushup Edge before dropping down to the picturesque dale above Edale. The route is rarely quiet and on good days there are usually many people enjoying this walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1368
Mam Tor, Upper Booth and Rushup Edge
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1831
Mam Tor & Hollins Cross
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1688
0.4 miles / 0.6 km away
Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1159
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Grindsbrook & Edale Head from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1264
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Rushup Edge & Crowden Tower from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1295
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Ringing Roger & Edale Cross from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2595
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
The Great Ridge from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2615
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
The Kinder Edges from Edale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
Walk 3350
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
The Summit of Kinder Scout via The Cloughs
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1113
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Ringing Roger & Grindslow Knoll from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1300
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Hope Cross & Ringing Roger from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1087
1.6 miles / 2.6 km away
Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 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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