Route ID: 911487

Torside Reservoir ~ Lads Leap ~ Crowden

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    Walking route mapped by  Steve Horsfall Photo
    2 months ago

    Starts near Glossop, GBSEARCH NEARBY
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    8.759 miles
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    1348 ft | 1348 ft 
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    Torside Reservoir ~ Lads Leap ~ Crowden
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    From Crowden, the route goes SW following the floor of the Longdendale Valley alongside Torside, Rhodeswood and Valehouse reservoirs to Tintwistle, on well defined tracks and minor roads. Turning NE, briefly on A628, before climbing, at first gently and then steeply, through plantation forest and former quarries to the moor top. A narrow moorland path (could be boggy in wet weather) leads to Lad’s Leap, then a steep initially rocky path descends back to Crowden via the Pennine Way.

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