The highest summit of the Peak District. The summit is located in a large area of peat hags but the approaches are interesting and varied. It deserves attention for its size and history as the venue for the ground breaking Kinder Trespass.
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Hills of the Peak District
Bleaklow Head is a HUMP and the second highest hill in the Peak District. It is only 3 metres lower than Kinder Scout.
Higher Shelf Stones is the best summit on Bleaklow Moor from Snake Pass. It lies on the southern edge of the plateau. Classed as a Nuttall it is one of only three hills over 2,000ft in the Peak District.
Grindslow Knoll is an attractive peak 2.5km east of Kinder Scout. It lies on the southern fringes of the Kinder plateau overlooking Edale.
Black Hill is a Marilyn and is most often visited as part of the Pennine Way. It is the high point of a flat and wide plateau with considerable peat bog. Fortunately there has been a great deal of stone slabs being laid.
Howden Edge is a TUMP and the County Top of South Yorkshire. It is remote and lonely, situated to the north east of the Peaks. Best climbed from near Langsett Reservoir.
Lord’s Seat is a TUMP and the high point of the ridge stretching west from Mam Tor. It is a higher summit than its popular neighbour and looks north across the valley to Kinder Scout.
Back Tor is a TUMP on Derwent Edge overlooking Derwent Reservoir. The Tor is 5 metres high and makes a challenging summit tick!
Mam Tor is a TUMP and probably the most climbed hill in the Peak District. It has a graceful grassy ridge, large rock summit and a Trig Point.
West Nab is the most northerly summit in the Peak District. The summit is rocky and interesting with excellent views to the north and east.
Lose Hill stands at the east end of the Great Ridge of Mam Tor. It is a TUMP whose summit lies on a pleasant grassy area
Win Hill can be seen as an impressive hill from all its neighbours. The summit is a short ridge above heather slopes and does not disappoint.
The Tower is a sharp pointed peak rising just over 100ft from the valley floor. Scrambling is needed to reach the summit. A good head for heights is required on the summit. Some believe this to be the finest peak in the area.
Hills of the Peak District
High Neb is a TUMP and by 1 metre the highest point in the area. It lies directly above Stanage Edge.
White Path Moss is a TUMP at the opposite end of Stanage Edge from High Neb. The Trig Point is spectacularly perched on the summit tor.
Although Higger Tor does not qualify as a TUMP because its prominence is lower than 30m, it is a well known and popular summit just south of Stanage Edge. Its summit area is shaped like the top of a castle with parapets round the outside.
Barker Bank is an unspectacular hill towards the centre of the Great Ridge. Although it is usually passed with barely a glance it is a TUMP and therefore worthy of the listing.
Bamford Moor is a TUMP close to Stanage Edge and directly above the village of Bamford.
Shatton Edge is a TUMP. The summit is unmarked and lies on Abney Moor within access land.
Bridge-end Pasture is a TUMP lying within farmland north west of Crook Hill. There is a public right of way over the summit
Crook Hill is a hill with twin summits situated above Ladybower Reservoir. The northern summit is highest and is a TUMP.