Nether Tor and the Edges of the Kinder Plateau from Edale

By Dave Roberts   

on February 11, 2015    1/5 (1)

Nether Tor and the Edges of the Kinder Plateau from Edale

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This walk includes the Hewitt of Kinder Scout

This walk includes the Nuttall of Kinder Scout

11.61 km 530 m

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Nether Tor and the Edges of the Kinder Plateau from Edale

While there’s some satisfaction (you could call it that!) to navigating across the Kinder Plateau, the best walking is along the edges. There are more views, interesting rock formations, and let’s be honest here; it’s a darn sight easier than crossing the giant growbag in the middle!

This route stars in Edale, and ascends the zig-zag path up towards Ringing Roger and Nether Tor. It continues along good paths on the plateau edge before descending Crowden Clough to Upper Booth. The route follows the Pennine Way back to Edale, and just happens to pass the pub – though not sure if the words ‘pass’ and ‘pub’ are compatible with any outing we’ve been on.

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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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