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Kinder, Edale and Castleton Ridge from Hope
Introduction to Walk 2599

Photo from the walk - Kinder, Edale and Castleton Ridge from Hope

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km

Ascent - 2800 feet / 848 metres

Time - 9 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A lengthy Peak District walk from Hope that includes the Southern Edges of the Kinder Scout plateau, the beautiful valley of Edale and the dramatic Castleton Ridge. The route offers a close insight into all the highlights of this area. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Walk 1286
Castleton Ridge from Hope village
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
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Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km
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Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
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Walk 1665
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Hollins Cross & Lose Hill from Castleton
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Walk 3426
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Lose Hill & Hollins Cross from Castleton
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1080
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Shatton Moor and Offerton from Bradwell
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
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Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1270
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North and South of Abney
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 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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