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Name:Fox Low
Hill number:16536
Height:407.3m / 1336ft
Parent (Ma):2812  Shining Tor
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Derbyshire (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SK 06735 71237
Summit feature:knoll
Drop:37.8m
Col:369.5m  SK 0662 7090  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 119
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 35 users)ByDate of Ascent
Staden industrial estate - Fox Low - Grin Low - Buxton station.Mark Jackson08/09/2019
Easy walk up from Trenchard Drive.clivevilla23/07/2019
From B&Q along bridleway to Harpur Hill, then up the back of the hill. Returned via the reservoir. Lovely sunny afternnon.BobHancock28/03/2019
Ran up with Ed from Trenchard Drive after rock climbing at Harpur Hill quarry. Very pastoral and great views despite the nearby housing.John Eley29/06/2018
Parked at B&Q. Walked up A515 towards Ashbourne to lane on opposite side of road. Then took lane climbing over 3 gates to reservoir. Took left hand side of reservoir and then over wall into summit field. Good views from the top.Neil Haslewood17/07/2017
Same as the_adam. Solo.David Evans22/10/2016
Up excellent track from A515, into reservoir compound and over broken wall.Campbell Singer11/10/2016
Parking available at the start of the track up to the reservoir (alt 1164ft). Follow this tarmac road as far as the reservoir entrance gate but turn immediately left, following the wall on the pasture side. This eventually enables a quick route up to the summit. 0.69 miles return.moorsman29/01/2016
Three new Tumps on 36km loop around Buxton today. Ascended from the NE via the reservoir track then round LHS of enclosure. Descended SSW to corner of road.davidpettit8423/01/2016
2nd and final hill of today, after Cowlow. From the A6 at 097725 i took the steep fp up to King Sterndale, following minor road to the A515 where i turned right (Nw) crossing A515 at point where disused railway crosses underneath. Climbed fence and headed up to copse which i followed then field edge, over one fence and from there an easy walk over a crumbled wall to the summit. Very misty and atmospheric. Descent to edge of trees at 067713 heading to fp that meets minor road on Harpur hill estate. Followed roads nack into Buxton and caught Transpeak back to Derby. Great day out!!Dazingdale14/09/2015
6/12 Parked in nearby B&Q carpark, then walked up main road and followed Aye Jimmy's routethe_adam30/07/2015
Pasture. Easy from road.Adrian14/06/2015
2/11 Quick hop up from Harpurs Hill Village.Fergalh04/05/2015
By Aye Jimmy's route - nice hillRobertP22/03/2015
From A515 Buxton-Ashbourne road to NE of hill. Parked at SK 0702.7156, start of tarmac track. Track to top, round LH side of well disguised - eco-friendly! - reservoir then field to summit.Aye Jimmy25/06/2014
Parked SK770815 end of track, up track to and through gate just to left of reservoir entrance then around to right to top.Anton19/02/2014
Parked in Harpur Hill village, informal footpath up to the top. Nice bonus Christmas hill on the way back from a walk around Combs Moss.Jake99424/10/2010
D of E supervising. 4 x 400 tops around Buxton.Chris Pearson03/04/2004
decent little limest summit (fog), NB Harpur Hill is village, Fox Low is summit apparently. informal FP from 0674 7109 RHW21/12/2002
DARRENG19/04/2019
Nick Canute20/03/2019
Martin R15/12/2017
mae05/11/2017
chalky195331/10/2017
andrew brown09/07/2017
IainT11/12/2016
Mark Sims11/12/2015
MM25/08/2015
Alan Caine22/05/2015
carole engel12/03/2015
PeteF29/12/2014
Alex C13/07/2014
GordonAdshead11/06/2014
ngthack26/09/2013
andrew.allum01/01/2000