KINDER VIA GRINDSBROOK
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Kinder via Grindsbrook - 13th June 2009
WALK STATISTICS
Date 13th June 2009 Description Kinder via Grindsbrook
Start Point Edale Car Park Peaks Climbed Kinder Low 633m
Total Time 4hrs 40min    
Walking Time 3hrs 45min    
Stopped Time 0hrs 55min    
Distance 8.25 miles    
Moving Average 2.2 mph Start Grid Ref SK 12430 85340
Elevation at Start 238 metres Temperature 18°C
Total Ascent 550 metres Weather Sunny
Max Elevation 633 metres Walking With Janet
WALK NOTES

Edale - Grindsbrook - Grindsbrook Knoll - Wool Packs - Kinder Low - Jacobs Ladder - Edale

On a lovely sunny and warm day we walked the classic route up to the Kinder Edges via Grinsbrook Clough and returned via the Wool Packs and Jacobs Ladder. Also visited Kinder Low Summit Trig Point.

PROFILE
REFERENCE

Reference Books Used

None
Maps Used
OL24 Explorer - Peak District (White Peak Area)
MAP - OVERVIEW
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PHOTOGRAPHS
Edale Car Park before start of walk
Path from Edale
Edale Church
MAP - OVERVIEW 2
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PHOTOGRAPHS
Stream from Golden Clough
Path in Grindsbrook Clough
Path in Grindsbrook Clough
MAP - OVERVIEW 3
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PHOTOGRAPHS
Stop for a quick water break!!
A few steps before the path becomes more of a challenge!!
Grindsbrook Clough
Grindsbrook
A small waterfall in Grindsbrook Clough
A rocky path!!!
Walking up the stream!!!
Grindsbrook Clough
Zooming into the last steep ascent
Here we go - it's the steep and rocky section
These are big boulders!!
Grindsbrook Clough
Looking back down!!
Getting nearer to the top of Grindsbrook Clough
Getting nearer to the top of Grindsbrook Clough
An audiance awaits at the top (see them at the top right of the path)
Looking back down again
Not much further now!!!
At long last we make it
Grindsbrook Clough from the top
The top of Grindsbrook Clough
Path to Crowden Clough
The path follows the Kinder Edge
Crowden Clough
An unusual shaped rock
Wool Packs from Crowden Tower
A broken Wool Pack stone
A broken Wool Pack stone
Walking through the Wool Packs (a peaty landscape)
Pym Chair
Pym Chair
Approaching Kinder Low Trig Point
The Pagoda
Kinder Low Trig Point
Made it to the summit
Kinder Low Summit
Kinder Low Summit
Edale Rocks
Path descends from Edale Rocks
Leaving Kinder Low Summit (an eerie landscape)
Edale Rocks and slabs for path repairs
Bags of Stones!!!
Bags all in a row!!!
Descending Jacobs Ladder
National Trust - Jacobs Ladder
River Noe
Bridge at bottom of Jacobs Ladder
Bridge at bottom of Jacobs Ladder
Barn in a flower meadow
Path back to Edale (Lose Hill on right)

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