Derwent Edge and Back Tor via the Hurkling Stones

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Route Summary:

Walk up to Back Tor from Ladybower Reservoir

Distance
Ascent
Time
13.2 km 362 m 4 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.

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Derwent Edge and Back Tor via the Hurkling Stones Details

A Walk up to the summit of Back Tor via Derwent Edge and the Hurkling Stones in the English Peak District

A Local Expert Route from Allen Hudson.

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader.
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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