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Name:Axe Edge Moor
Hill number:3629
Height:551m / 1808ft
Parent (Ma):2812  Shining Tor
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Peak District
County/UA:Derbyshire (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SK 03503 70618
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:84m
Col:467m  SK018709  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 119
(1:25k) OL24W
Observations:trig point is built on mound of rocks that is constructed
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 228 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked in small pull in (space for two cars at a push) on the minor road due south of the hill and then followed well used path to the summit. Around a mile in 25 minutes.WAYNE ROWLETT22/02/2020
With HelenChris Ellis08/12/2019
First hill of the day, from Dane Head.DanMaisieBex31/08/2019
TD & CThis Dog26/08/2019
With Minnie from Dale Head roadside parking, plod accross grassy heath to Axe Edge Moor trig, then easy to follow path to Axe Edge-vague top but good views, back to go down minor road a bit then easy track to Cheeks Hill wall/sheep pen, mostly cloudy but warm, some Sun, wet in places but not squelchy bogginess.apricorum21/08/2019
Axe Edge Moor from GR: SK 02987 70206ronaldo33317/03/2019
With Jenx and Bryher from minor road to SW. Easy trail through heather to trig, bonus top on way home from Peaks Hump bagging tripnordicstar15/02/2019
Bleak moorland but quite beautiful in the sunshine.jenx15/02/2019
Dropped off at the foot of the hill. Walked up in strong wind. Back to Buxton for refreshment.Jack Richards29/12/2018
Parked in Flash and climbed Oliver Hill, Axe Edge,Axe Edge Moor and Cheeks Hill. With JT.Sprog10/11/2018
From parking to south Good path all the way to Trig. Also went up Axe Edge and Cheeks Hill.PeterD05/10/2018
Whetstone Ridge, Birchenough Hill, Oliver Hill, Axe Edge, Cheeks Hill, Axe Edge Moor, Burbage Edgekeithouk30/09/2018
From Flash. Oliver Hill, Axe Edge, Axe Edge Moor. Set off in clear, fine weather, but the rain closed in we got completely soaked.Lazylizzie11/08/2018
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: Very dry bog today, easy walk from lay-by (N53° 13.738' W1° 57.394').thejackrustles08/07/2018
With CPgarth8724/06/2018
Parked on minor road also bagging Axe Edge and Cheeks HillRamblingpaul17/06/2018
Three Shires Head with Karl, Dale and GazNottsOutdoorLad08/04/2018
Silver NNAS Assessing with GarethJK17/02/2018
From parking on minor road to S at SK026704 walked to Cheeks Hill, Axe Edge and Axe Edge Moorclimbingkershaw05/11/2017
From minor Rd to SW, which entailed a crossing of the bog. There is a path up the S ridge, so better to park further east.Minto04/11/2017
From S - there's a path.jimbloomer06/10/2017
Parked on the A53 at the entrance to the old loop which is now a tarmac dump. A 40 minute return stroll to this summit with Marli.bolton04/08/2017
A sunny walk, swimming in three shires head afterJoel45118/06/2017
Parked at Cat & Fiddle, Whetstone Ridge, Cheeks Hill, Axe Edge with Mart & Daisy in strong winds.John Eley26/12/2016
Whetstone Ridge, Cheeks Hill, Axe Edge Moor, Axe Edge, Five Stones. With John & Daisy. Parked opposite Cat & Fiddle. Strong winds 30 km/h & gusts 50 km/hRotorslap26/12/2016
Parked: SK 03279 69875 in single space and slightly banked. Followed good path northwards towards summit. Very windy, but clear skies for good views.David Evans25/12/2016
Parked at bend on minor road where there is a gate and a fine moorland path to the trig. 20 mins up and down. no views due to early morning mist.Campbell Singer14/12/2016
Solo. Parked at Dane Head. Dense Fog.Dangerous Dave01/12/2016
Another hill bagging expedition. Derbyshire Bridge car park-Axe Edge Moor-Axe Edge-Oliver Hill-Three Shires Head-Cat&Fiddle-Derbyshire Bridge car park. 19km walk with Alan and Vlad. Not the best weather conditions; quite a bit of rain.dromeas21/08/2016
Quick there and back, parking on the Dane Head road. Clear day with great views across the White Peak.roadbiker3218/08/2016
Parked Car on the A53 (Near minor road over flank of Axe Edge Moor) - Axe Edge Moor & Trig - Moss Chain - Dane Head - Cheeks Hill (Flank - Highest point in Staffordshire) - Orchard Farm - 3 Shires Head - Knotbury - Wolf Edge - Oxenstitch - Hilltop - Axe Edge End - Axe Edge (fantastic Curlew display) - Carbriandavies17/07/2016
With Katy same day as Cheeks Hill (OCT)George Thompson09/05/2016
Part of a hill bagging session around Earl Sterndale in cold & clear weather.Dan Unwin28/02/2016
Parked in single space on minor road between Axe Edge and Axe Edge Moor just west of A53. Gate onto moor with path upto trig point and summit of Axe Edge Moor, return to road cross stream and up onto Axe Edge where a path leads up to summit.mart079728/01/2016
eyenose26/09/2015
Circular walk from Poole's Cavern on warm day with strong,but warm,wind.Back just before rain.Grin Low-Cheeks Hill-Axe Edge Moor.With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge23/08/2015
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie23/08/2015
With Oscar and Bridget.catman23/08/2015
From layby on A53 at SK 03505 69849. Cheeks Hill first, then direct across boggy moorland. Narrow trail found for the return.jonglew10/08/2015
With Jo, from Derbyshire Bridge cp: roads and ProWs to Cheeks Hill, then across moorland to Axe Edge, Axe Edge Moor and Burbage Edge (top and trig). Weather; generally cloudy with sunny intervals, warm breeze, good visibility.amblerbob03/08/2015
Layby parking at 026703, then down the path to Cheeks Hill. Walk across moorland from here to Axe Edge, then there is a well-trodden path along the top leading back up towards Axe Edge Moor. A similar path goes up to the trig point from the road, it starts slightly further to the eastthe_adam30/07/2015
7th hill of 8 on a challenging walk from the A5270 jct with common lane near Chelmorton,visiting the following hills:Nether Low, Parkhouse Hill North top, Nabend, Oliver Hill, Ax Edge, Cheeks Hill, on a bearing to meet the Dane valley way to a minor road and then a bearing to the trig with it being in view at the start. MOORLAND birds such as Curlew, Red Grouse present. Trig is very prominent.Dazingdale11/06/2015
Parked at SK03279 69875, just above bend by No Dogs sign (Room for 1 car) A fairly good path starts here and leads directly to the trig point. (PM)gerrybowes04/06/2015
On a walk between Chapel-en-le-Firth and Buxton stations. Windy.alistairpooler31/05/2015
Third tump of the afternoon with a trig as bonus...with les Barcellos and his dog Lionvegibagger18/05/2015
4/11 Parked on road in small layby room for one car did as part of double axe edge moor and axe edge.Fergalh04/05/2015
A short walk from minor road to the south after the bagging of cheeks hill .Haygalzer16/08/2014
With 1st Charlbury Scouts - Navigation practice on activity weekendwychwood13/07/2014
Walked from Hawks Nest in Dane Valley, circuit of Whetstone Ridge, Axe Edge Moor, Cheeks Hill and Axe Edge. Nice start to day, turned rainy at the end.mavero1026/05/2014
Bit of a moto-cross picking off Whetstone Ridge, Axe Edge Moor and Oliver Hill before lunch and a shopping trip to Chester! Bit misty but got decent views to the south at times. Nothing inspiring here though.SS15/03/2014
Ascent from Derbyshire Bridge on Walk the Hills Circuit of Axe Edge, Cheeks Hill and Danebower Hollow.pwhitaker_196604/12/2013
12 mile circular walk taking in Axe Edge Moor (previously visited in 2007) and Shutlingsloe (previously visited in 2005).DanTrig22/09/2013
Walked to the trig point of Axe Edge Moor en route to bagging Cheeks Hill as county top of Staffordshire.Velourian13/07/2013
From Dane Headtim74705/03/2013
nice area to walkAristotle Chip20/12/2012
I parked on the minor road to South West then about 650m across open access land/moorland/peat bog. Pillar good condition and located on small rocky outcrop, moorland views. Over to County top after.griefmiester10/09/2012
Ascent from track near layby on minor road S, then across heather, meeting animal track to summit. Great path S of summit.gav77728/07/2012
foggy all day didn't get any views, from Flash via 3 shire headsjoseph mitchell14/03/2012
Upper Hulme to Ladmanlow with a couple of hail showers but otherwise a lovely day with firm ground underfoot.Smudge18/02/2012
From road to SW.destaylor20/01/2012
Start ~ 032700. A sorry plod across soggy grass in filthy weather. Lovely. With the long suffering Wombourne.steve hudson09/01/2012
Bagged from Buxton at the beginning of a nice long day...DanHolme28/07/2011
Warm and windySmeggers04/06/2011
From car park by Errwood Reservoir. adrianturner22/05/2011
KJF A trig add on to county summitting.crazy23/01/2011
Park on minor road to SSW and did after bagging Cheeks Hill on a frosty frozen Friday morning.Dugswell226/11/2010
Boggy slog rewarded with excellent views. Followed by lunch at Cat and Fiddle.andy06/11/2010
Sunshine and showers all afternoon from Cat and Fiddle to Buxton via Whetstone Ridge, Cheeks Hill, Axe Edge and Axe Edge Moor.nosdrahcir15/07/2010
Parked by A53 at SK 03495 69735. Room for only a few cars as the lay-by loop is now blocked off and the parking symbol on the OS maps no longer applies. We stumbled upon the half decent path to summit from south.David Gradwell07/07/2010
Walked with Steve on a warm hayfever day. There is a path up from the South which is awkward to find off the road its about level with the top of the brook on the map.simon and co02/07/2010
Start Derbyshire Bridge. From Thatch Marsh a beeline for summit taken. Ground good after dry spell but this would be very wet and boggy after prolongued rain.Grasmoor20/06/2010
ok top - nothing specialgigglejon12/06/2010
Evenings hill bagging with Dan and the dogs.Flipperfeet06/04/2010
Hill bagging with Ian and the hounds.simocity06/04/2010
Looking for a white trig in driving snow and fog, why an I doing this,lol http://www.heavyhorses.co.uk/humpsheavyhorses01/04/2010
the perfect viewpoint.trig pillar seems to be balanced on rocks.steven ruffles21/06/2009
From minor road to the south the trig can be seen. Boggy ground all around and could not find a good pathway. Good views from the top.The Team19/02/2009
Never did find those well defined paths. I did like the trig pillar though and did the geocache.Father Ted24/01/2009
good tracks from minor road to SRhayader_wander16/09/2008
Trig, second ascent.PeteF04/11/2007
Completed in circular walk taking in Shutlingsloe and Cheeks Hill (Staffordshires county top).DanTrig14/06/2007
Climbed solo from parking at Cistern's Clough.dhbond20/04/2007
Walked up from Derbyshire bridge, well define paths all the way. Trig pillar at summit.rhalstead24/12/2006
nice pub in flashDARRENG02/12/2006
Gentle walk to trig on platform, but gale blowing.Aye Jimmy03/09/2006
Big moorland dome, very conspicuous from much of the Peaks to the east of it. Great views east but limited westwards. Have used the rough north ridge without any problems. A fine, noble Peakland hill.Jake99414/05/2005
petey24/10/2004
Ascended from Gradbach via Three Shires Head.JohnW10/09/2001
Peak District Dewey bagging, walk 6/7; Axe Edge Moor (tussocky approach, rock/stone summit) and Axe Edge from 030702. RHW20/12/1997
'Wild Walks' run from Hen Cloud to Buxton with Alan & Robin.Then picked Lesley up & up to Lakes for BG dinner at Shap Wells Hotel.Chris Pearson08/10/1994
With: muhc; From drop at A537 over Axe Edge Moor along Axe Edge & Oliver Hill to Flash and pub for lunch. Then down to Rach End and along the Roaches to pickup in Upper Hulme.Ian Baines14/11/1976
On Peak Dist walking tour. After this top, a pint in Cat and Fiddle then over Shining Tor- a highlight of the tour before walking down ridge to Windgather YH.pwheeler13/09/1973
Climbed with Hiking Club on a very snowy day.chriswatson05/12/1965
Reached from Flash over Oliver's Hill, Cheeks Hill and this top. Walked back to Flash in the rainChinnockCblank
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