739 Kinder Scout Summit

A trigpoint is often the objective for our grandchildren, but while Kinder Scout has three trigpoints none are at the highest point. Now the plateau has been accurately surveyed, so here's a family expedition to visit the summit of Manchester's favourite 2000ft mountain.

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LOCATION: Four miles north-east of Chapel-en-le-Frith
START: Barber Booth car park 1 mile west of Edale, on Upper Booth road
Grid ref: SK107848 Postcode: S33 7ZJ
DISTANCE: 6 miles
GRADE: Strenuous
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
NOTE: More on Kinder survey www.nuttalls.com
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Crowden, Woolpacks, Pym Chair, Jacob's Ladder, Pennine Way

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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