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Kinder Scout from Edale - Guided Walk

  • Location Derbyshire
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Price from £38.00
  • Tours
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

A classic Kinder Scout hike, to it's quieter summit from Edale in the Peak District.
Starting from the village of Edale we head up one of the quieter and most impressive routes onto Kinder Scout. Once we reach the top we walk along the southern edge of Kinder, taking in little-known rock formations such as the Druids Stone. We will then reach the fantastic eastern corner of Kinder with it's magnificent views over to the Eastern Edges. Next we follow the northern side of Kinder and it's eastern summit trig point before taking one of the famous unmarked "Kinder Crossings" across the notoriously difficult to navigate plateau.
On our way back to Edale there a number of different route options we can take depending on the group and conditions on the day. The walk is partly on good footpaths and partly rougher stony paths. There is one fairly long ascent of about 400m/1200ft and a similar descent at the end. There are likely to be some muddy sections and due to the nature of the Kinder Scout plateau we may well encounter areas of peat bogs.
You will need to be reasonably physically fit and have some experience of walking in rough terrain. Walking boots providing good ankle protection and grippy soles which will also keep your feet dry in boggy areas are definitely required.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Details

Day 1

Starting from the village of Edale we head up one of the quieter and most impressive routes onto Kinder Scout.
Once we reach the top we walk along the southern edge of Kinder, taking in little-known rock formations such as the Druids Stone.
We will then reach the fantastic eastern corner of Kinder with it's magnificent views over to the Eastern Edges.
Next we follow the northern side of Kinder and it's eastern summit trig point before taking one of the famous unmarked "Kinder Crossings" across the notoriously difficult to navigate plateau.
On our way back to Edale there a number of different route options we can take depending on the group and conditions on the day.

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What's included

  • Other Full instruction/guiding from an award winning & experienced qualified Mountain Leader.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other Hiking Boots essential. A full list or recommended gear is available on myGuidedWalks website and will be provided upon booking or you can contact us in advance for more information.

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • If you are unable to attend as a result of COVID-19 you can reschedule for up to 12 months or obtain a full refund. It would be a huge help to us if you chose to reschedule.
  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus booking or payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund. Alternative dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Location

Starting point:

S33 7ZQ, Hope, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Provider

myGuidedWalks

myGuidedWalks

myGuidedWalks is the experience provider for Kinder Scout from Edale - Guided Walk