Distance: 14 miles (22km)
Ascent: 1092 metres
Start/finish: Edale Station, S33 7ZP
Follow the road north and turn L onto the start of the Pennine Way, follow this west across fields to reach the road at Upper Booth. Cross here, Leaving the Pennine Way, and following the footpath south and uphill to the col at SK 099829 (3.5 miles/5.6km). Turn L here and follow the path over Rushup Edge, to the road that passes over the col at Mam Tor. Cross the road and follow the paved path to the trig point on Mam Tor. Continue along the ridge past Hollins Cross and up to the summit of Lose Hill (7.5 miles/12km). Turn R and follow the path downhill to Townhead, turn R and follow the path parallel to the road and railway north, crossing both on Bagshaw Bridge. Continue in the same direction past Upper Fulwood Farm and L along Backside Wood to Jaggers Clough. Turn L and follow the edge of the high ground south-west past Clough Farm and along the road through Nether Booth. Turn R onto a path and follow this back to Edale via Ollerbrook Booth.
Download and print route directions
Open Street Map and interactive elevation profile[map style=”width: auto; height:400px; margin:20px 0px 20px 0px; border: 1px solid black;” lat=”53.3644″ lon=”-1.8166″ maptype=”OSM” z=”11″ gpx=”http://wildrunning.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/83-Mam-Tor-Ridge-from-Edale-WR2.gpx”]