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Route Summary:

Walk up to Back Tor from Ladybower Reservoir

13.25 km 361 m 4 hours

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

Start and Finish: Ladybower Reservoir


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


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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