Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge

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Route Summary:

A high level route around Ladybower Reservoir.

Distance
Ascent
Time
17.66 km 595 m 5 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Ladybower Reservoir

Facilities:

Both The Yorkshire Bridge Inn and the Ladybower Inn are nearby, as well as the Ladybower Cafe which can be found at the lay-by on the A57 on the western side of the Ashopton Viaduct

Hazards:

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport: Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): 

Lay-by parking available at Ashopton.

Weather Forecast:

Met Office Peak District Weather.

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Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge Route Map and GPX Download

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Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge Details

Mark Barrett of hillexplorer.com shares his walking route for a high level walk above Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District, starting with Crook Hill before heading over Bridge-end Pasture and down to the Derwent Dam. The walk then continues up to Lost Lad and Back Tor before following Derwent Edge back towards the A57.

The Route

For the full route description, follow this link to the Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge walk on the Hillexplorer website. Images and GPX files used with permission of the route author.

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