Walk Name: Back Tor

Walk Details

Date: 2013-05-18
From: Cutthroat Bridge    To: Cutthroat Bridge
Distance: 11.8 mls, 18.99 km
Height Gain: 1900 ft, 579.1 m

Parking at: SK 21368 87380
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Route Description: Cutthroat Bridge, Whinstone Lee Tor, Wheel Stones, Salt Cellar, Dovestone Tor, Back Tor, Lost Lad, Greystones Moss, Derwent Res, Ladybower Res, Ashopton, Cutthroat Bridge

Start Time: 07:35    End Time: 11:20    Duration: 03:45
Ave Speed: 3.2 mph

Region: Peak District
Notes: A wet, grey day with little chances of any views, so I chose an old favourite above the Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs. Rained for two hours and very chilly in the wind on the top, but not as bad as expected. This is a great walk if its been raining badly, as the paths are excellent, even on the tops, with paving in places and lots of gritstone, rather than sloppy peat. The left foot still felt delicate at the end of the walk, just like last week and I slowed towards the end to try and alleviate any problems.

Walking with: Alone

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Hills on this Walk

3637 - Back Tor (1765 ft, 538.00 m) - (5)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP0949 - Back Tor - (Pillar in Good condition)

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