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Name:Top of Blaze Moss
Hill number:16522
Height:424m / 1391ft
Parent (Ma):2815  Fair Snape Fell
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire (CoU)
Catchment:Ribble, Catchment Boundaries, Wyre
Watershed:Liverpool Bay, Morecambe Bay
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SD 61986 52405
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:35m
Col:389m  SD614517  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 102 103
(1:25k) OL41W
Observations:flat summit area
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 50 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Cattle Grid (SD 6225 5305). Followed fenceline.jonglew29/08/2019
From Sykes up Stake End. Rough ascent but ok after a dry spell. NNick Caunt14/05/2019
Parking area 50m NW of cattle grid at 622531 - Intermittent faint trod up W. side of fence line to unmarked summit which lies about 40m NW of fence. (S)gerrybowes05/02/2019
From Trough.bevandy11421/06/2018
Parked at cattle grid at the Stone of Trough then followed fench over Blaze Moss & Holdron Moss & round to Hawthornthwaite Fell. Returned as outward. On own.MorecambeMonkey11/06/2018
Top of pass to Whins Brow and return, then Top of Blaze Moss and back.ijpowell24/03/2018
From small parking area just N of cattle gridmart079720/03/2018
With whins brow. Very cold but dry. Lying snow but crisp so not too soggyLongwojo09/02/2018
Top of Blake Moss, Hawthornthwaite Fell Top from high point in road to E. Return by same route.RobertP28/01/2018
unmarked point on flattish heather moorland after steep ascent from small carpark at 'the Trough.' Lovely clear cold sunny day with extensive views to Whins Brow and beyond. Part frozen and frosted underfoot.Denise 07/01/2018
Initially steep heathery ascent from the Trough of Bowland then along fence line - we've learned - to the levellish heather moorland summit which a sign describes as blanket bog. Cold and frosty under clear skies.RichardM07/01/2018
Top of Blaze Moss & Whins Brow. Solo, from parking area by cattle grid at highest point on road through Trough of Bowland. No obvious high point.ADT05/11/2017
Parked in the lay by at the bottom of the pass to make a decent walk out of the visit, still only 3kms in total.bardolph13/04/2017
Bagging day in the Forest of Bowland after days of rain, we must be mad! Drove to the top of the Trough, steeply climbed up to Top of Blaze Moss, descended same way back to pass then along fence to Whins Brow on easy gradients, not too wet surprisingly. The 'Grouse shooting in progress sign' is there permanently which is very bad. Then drove around to Cross of Greet bridge and bagged White Hill and Hailshowers Fell, very boggy. 9.1 miles altogether, lovely and sunny.DanTrig04/03/2017
last hill of the day started with Parlick and walked down to Dunsop bridge for a lift back to carcolinfielding07/10/2016
6am solo ascent direct from our roadside camp just down east below summit of the road through the Trough of Bowland which is popular with cyclists. Memorials at road top to two of the greats of their day incl. Bill Bradley (from Southport)winner of tour of Britain 1959 & 1960. Detailed newspaper reports of his wins on web showing back up cars even in those days, but no helmets and some competitors pushing up steep hills. Deep bracken forced me to backtrack and skirt right to fence leading to flat top with sign requesting walkers follow white posts across the untracked moorland .Back down to road top and down to tent for breakfast with a few early cyclists zooming past downhill or straining upwards. Then a long day circular walk around Dunsop Bridge with Darren.Chris Pearson24/07/2016
As others from parking spot at SD 62222 53101 c50m NNW of cattle grid.David Gradwell09/06/2016
With Jo, followed fence from cattle grid to the east. Weather; sunny, warm, good, if somewhat hazy, visibility.amblerbob06/06/2016
From road summitjimbloomer02/06/2016
Walked from parking area at top of road on a bright but breezy afternoon.Up reasonable path on North-Western side of fence to Whins Brow,then up Western side of fence to Top of Blaze Moss.Fortunately,dry underfoot today.catman01/06/2016
Solo. Up from car parking near Sykes Farm. (Road to cable grid and borderline fence.) Onwards to Holdron Moss and then Hawthornthwaite Fell Top.Aimless Rambler07/05/2016
Parking in the layby just west of the Trough summit. Look for signs of a path at the summit side of the Parking area. Although initially rough it soon levels out and a path can be found which leads to the top once it doesmoorsman22/10/2015
Totridge, Fair Snape Fell, Hawthornthwaite Fell Top, Top of Blaze Mosskeithouk06/04/2015
From ToB summit. Indeterminate top.ngthack01/03/2015
From top of Trough of Bowland pass. Actual highest point is guesswork.Aye Jimmy30/07/2013
Up from the top of the Trough of Bowland road.Dugswell202/02/2013
Good wander round at the "summit" to make sure!Alan Caine05/05/2012
A few times over the years. From Trough top then onto Black Cloughmick16/03/2006
dull heather summit (foul weather). from road pass to N RHW26/06/2004
greenandblue15/09/2019
pwithnall01/06/2019
PM14/10/2018
carole engel01/09/2018
lecube31/07/2018
Stormer08/06/2018
mae17/11/2017
IWC12/11/2017
PaulineC12/11/2017
Martin R03/04/2017
Wycombe Wanderer25/09/2016
George Gradwell09/06/2016
Edwin Gradwell09/06/2016
MM05/06/2016
Dave Geere17/04/2016
GaryJones28/01/2016
Neil Haslewood31/10/2015
softsquare07/03/2015
Anton01/01/2013
peebs27/04/2010
andrew.allum01/01/2000