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Peak Way - Hayfield to Edale Alternative


5 km / 3 miles
A bad weather alternative to the main path over Kinder. Although the route rises to 553m it is all on good tracks. Soon after reaching the medieval Edale Cross the main route is rejoined for the descent into Edale.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Very Challenging
National Park
Start: SK049869 - Bowden Bridge, Hayfield, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SK081861 - Edale Cross, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2022
Web Sites: Peak Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the Peak Way  (Ken Reece  - 2022 )


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Bunk House

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Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Bunk House
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Route Profile:

4.2 km (2.6 miles)
364 m (1,194 ft) ascent
544 m (1,785 ft)  maximum height

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