Starting and ending in quaint town of Edale, this classic circular route takes on the highest trails, ridges and summits around the Dark Peak. Covering 21 miles and ascending almost 1400m, the route is a great way to take in the best that the Peak District has to offer.
Taking in Ringing Roger, Rushtop Edge, Win Hill, Mar Tor and Brown Knoll, you’ll get fantastic views of the beautiful Edale Valley, with panoramic views of the entire route laid out around you and gorgeous views over the Derwent reservoirs, it’s the perfect route for a spectacular day out with Elite Adventures.
We meet in Hope (S33 6RS) for a 7am start on Monday 30th May
Distance: 20 miles/32 km
Walk time: 8-10 hours
Total ascent: 1,252 m/4,107 ft
Highest point: 622 m/2,040 ft
WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR?
This event will appeal to everyone from seasoned adventurers to Sunday hikers.
The group will be fully guided, getting you safely from start to finish. This is an ideal walk for anyone training to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks or National Three Peaks events. The walk is aimed at moderate to high fitness levels however, you will need to be reasonably fit to ensure your own enjoyment and that of the group as the trip will take around 10 hours.
You will be fully guided by a qualified mountain leader.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- Travel to and from the start location
- Personal Insurance
- Accommodation before/after the event
YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:
- Suitable walking shoes/trail trainers
- Appropriate clothing for the walk
- Waterproof Jacket and trousers
- Spare warm layer
- Hat and gloves
- Food, snacks and water (minimum 1.5 litre’s) for the walk
The walk will take place in most weathers but the leader will reserve final judgement on the day (in most cases) and maintains the right to abandon any walk if they feel the safety of themselves or any participant is at risk.