7 June 2022. It gets light at around 0430, so as we were awake with a reasonably long day ahead, we didn’t hang around. The route took us up Hope Valley, across Kinder Scout and Bleaklow down into Crowden. We were off at 0700, stopped for lunch on the Snake Pass road at 1115 for 40 mins and reached the Crowden campsite at 1540. 28.5 km in nearly 9 hours. It included a detour coming down from Harrop Moss, which we found later was not an official Pennine Way diversion and totally unnecessary. A bit long for a first day and our legs were feeling it. Hopefully a good sleep will reenergise, but heavy rain is forecast tonight.
3 thoughts on “Edale to Crowden”
It looks great!! Fab weather.
Thanks for the update. Climb up from Edale to peak if Kinder Scout is a tough start and reaching the top is illusive. Looks dry under foot on stone path but lots of peat bogs to cross which stay wet. Hope you didn’t get too wet last night under canvas.
Looks glorious scenery. Bit different than you are use to. Xx