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Name:Chrome Hill
Hill number:16510
Height:443m / 1453ft
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 07063 67345
Summit feature:limestone outcrop
Drop:61m
Col:382m  SK069676  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 119
(1:25k) OL24W
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 150 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Climbed after the Parkhouse Hills. Fine summit.DanMaisieBex31/08/2019
Parked on the grass as it was a dry day at 07729 67017 and did a circuit of Parkhouse Hill, Parkhouse Hill N.Top and Chrome Hill. Chrome Hill is a great hill.clivevilla23/07/2019
Parked in wide track entrance at 065683 - S. along track to fingerpost & then SE along waymarked concessionary path to access land & a pleasant climb up the excellent NW ridge. (S)gerrybowes17/07/2019
Thirkelow Rocks - Booth Hill - Hollins Hill - Chrome Hill. Started from near the main rd at Axe EdgeWayne Mac30/03/2019
3rd of 4 bagged today. (High Wheeldon, Upper Edge, Chrome Hill, Parkhouse Hill) Walked up from Northdazedemon17/02/2019
With Dez and LukeNottsOutdoorLad23/12/2018
Wet and very slippyKermit08/12/2018
Ascended from Pakhouse Hill by the east ridge. Excellent views in perfect weather. Returned the same way for Parkhouse Hill - North Top.JohnW05/09/2018
With Verityjthomson6nr903/02/2018
Hill walking day.simonshrewsbury30/12/2017
Part of a circuit of hills south of Buxton Lime Quarry. Starting and finishing at Brandside Parish Hall.BobHancock20/11/2017
Parked on verge on minor road then Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill - both tops. The first two summits are real gems - spectacular steep little craggy hills.Crib Goch28/08/2017
Parked in Earl Sterndale. Chrome Hill, Parkhouse Hill & Parkhouse Hill North Top. The Quiet Woman Pub must be the most old fashioned pub in the UK.David Evans28/08/2017
With ramblersSS21/05/2017
KeithByTheC14/05/2017
Glorious walk up the east ridgevegibagger24/04/2017
part of the cloudy, February walk over chrome and parkhouse hill, very dramatic hills!Joel45105/02/2017
from Earl Sterndale via Parkhouse Hill to Chrome Hilldavestillravin05/02/2017
Parked 300 mts to the south in large gate entrance. Other verges like porridge. Set off in the dark. Ascent begins at the cattle grid. Great little hill with fine ridge all the way. Couldn't appreciate it fully due to early morning mist.Campbell Singer14/12/2016
Parked at side of road- Thirkelow Rocks, High Edge, Hollins Hill, Chrome Hill, Nab End, Parkhouse Hill, North Top, Aldery Cliff, High Wheeldon, Dow Low, Hind Low, Upper Edge. On overcast day with Mart & DaisyJohn Eley03/12/2016
21km/13 mile walk with John & Daisy. Thirkelow Rocks, High Edge, Hollins Hill, Chrome Hill, Nab End, Parkhouse Hill, Parkhouse Hill North Top, Alderley Cliff, High Wheeldon, Dow Low [Brier Low], Hind Low, Upper Edge. Missed Booth Hill. Parked on roadside grass approx SK 0496 6939. 6°C AVG, 7 km/h AVG, overcast. Entered concrete bunker on High Edge which provided 3 great framed views. I was unaware of the water res. underneath Upper Edge, John boldly started to walk across fibreglass roof & hurriedly ran off with at the loud sound of cracking.Rotorslap03/12/2016
Number four of six summits on this walk. Mostly sunny, some cloud, one shower. High Wheeldon (422m), Parkhouse Hill North Top (362m), Parkhouse Hill (375m), Chrome Hill (443m), High Edge (462m) and Hollins Hill (450m) from Longnor. Distance = 19.57km. Average moving speed = 3.7km/h. Time moving = 5:13. Ascent = 768m.paulnewby8122/10/2016
Lovely Autumn walk Earl Sterndale- Parkhouse Hill- Chrome Hill-Hollinsclough-East Sterndale. These 2 hills are much harder to get up than their height would suggest. Steep, slippery and a bit of scrambling involved. Fantastic hills, though.Lazylizzie15/10/2016
Narrow limestone ridge, quite a joy to climb, and with spectacular view. Natural arch on ridge line north of summit, but missed cave on north west slopes.Denise 04/07/2016
Excellent little hillRichardM04/07/2016
Climbed this on a sultry and cloudy summer's day as part of a round walk from Earl Sterndale. Good, clear views from the top.Paul Eaton23/06/2016
5 mile circuit from Earl Sterndale taking in Chrome and Parkhouse Hills.rlee504028/05/2016
Walked circuit from Longnor taking in Chrome Hill and High Wheeldon before heading out to Pilsbury Castle before the returnastokes15/05/2016
Hollinsclough- Parkhouse Hill - Chrome hill Ascent both on my birthday. great weather.Kniverbee05/04/2016
Part of a hill bagging session around Earl Sterndale in cold & clear weather.Dan Unwin28/02/2016
6/8 Sixth of eight (Lees Moor/Durham Edge/Shatton Edge/Bradwell Moor/Hind Low/Chrome Hill/Hollins Hill/Booth Hill). Superb climb worth the effort !Fergalh24/01/2016
exciting ridge along crest of hillsteven ruffles23/01/2016
A circuit starting from Longnor taking in Hollins Hill, Chrome Hill, Parkhouse Hill and High Wheeldon. Dry cloudy weather, wet and muddy underfoot in the valley. Walked with Yavanna and Howard, Major Cynic and his mate Dave, and Nick the ex Mod.Skip22/11/2015
Parkhouse Hill, Chrome Hill, and High Wheeldon starting from Longnor and tackling East to West anticlockwisehillexplorer04/10/2015
Excellent walk from Earl Sterndale to Chrome Hill,Parkhouse Hill North Top and Parkhouse Hill.Lots of walkers about today.With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge10/05/2015
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie10/05/2015
With Oscar and Bridget.catman10/05/2015
On the Hollinsclough Hills circuit with JulesMypoorblisters06/04/2015
With Bev and Cabesimon and co01/03/2015
A fine little hill amongst a circle of attendant hills. After Packhorse as part of a bus-pass day. The quality of the next hills do not match.Martin R17/02/2015
Route from Grin Low car Park near Buxtondrwroberts08/02/2015
Up SE ridge, fine little hill. Continued on a horseshoe past Stoop and Booth Farms to Hollins Hill and back down its long S ridge.Aye Jimmy25/06/2014
Part of a circuit with Parkhouse Hillamandaowen01/06/2014
Up from the road between here and Parkhouse Hill, along track to tree and then following path to top. Sixth hill of the day! Doubled back on myself and headed towards Hollinsclough village.DanHolme16/02/2014
From Hollinclough (limited parking) via Booth and Stoop Farms. A hill of positively alpine character - very fine indeed!Man of Kernow123/04/2013
clear, cool, calm. Low cloud in some of the valleys from pub on A53 near Oliver Hill done with Parkhouse hilljoseph mitchell10/01/2013
A walk from Longnor including Chrome Hill and on the return Parkhouse hill. They really are so beautiful both of these hills and this one is aptly named the 'Dragon's back'. Pretty steep climb up but many opportunities for great photos. I followed the Pathfinder guidebook for the White peak on this walk.Dazingdale30/12/2012
Reached top from Parkhouse, too windy/rainy for someone with my head for heights to go down the rougher northern slope, retraced steps.MrChris198024/06/2012
Did this walk after reading an article in Trail Magazine. What a great hill!!W111KYB08/05/2012
From Earl Sterndale. With Amanda & Lawrence. Heavy showers.Richard Gunn22/04/2012