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Name:High Wheeldon
Hill number:16523
Height:422m / 1384ft
Parent (Ma):2812  Shining Tor
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Derbyshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SK 10036 66120
Summit feature:grassy mound 4m NW of trig point
Col:387m  SK105660  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 102 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked near stile to NE. Path to access land, steep climb to trig and HP.PeterD30/11/2019
Fourth Hill of the day - weather took a turn for the worse & we got soaked. A fine view point.DanMaisieBex31/08/2019
with dad really windy on top!Alexhillbagging01/08/2019
With Alexjthomson6nr926/05/2019
I spotted the trig pillar whilst driving to Earl Sterndale to bag Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill. I quickly pulled over and ashed straight up to bag itdazedemon17/02/2019
10.8 mile circular from Parsley Hay, followed minor road and footpaths to Carder Low via Vincent House farm, from Carder Low followed footpath to Pilsbury Castle Hill then followed unofficial path through the access land to road at Crowdicote, from bend followed path up onto High Wheeldon (2nd time visited), then onto Aldery Cliff with easy access back to the road east, followed footpaths north-east to High Peak Trail then followed this back to Parsley Hay. Deep snow for majority of the walk, this looked amazing with the cloudless skies today, temperature ranging from 0 to -5 all day, with a cold wind.DanTrig02/02/2019
As JohnWDavid Evans12/01/2019
Enjoyable circuit from Longnor,despite murky conditions-High Wheeldon down to Pilsbury Castle and Dove valley,then over to Manifold valley.With Oscar and Bridget.catman06/01/2019
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie06/01/2019
With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge06/01/2019
Parked by Wheeldon Trees farm to the east and walked straight up and back by the access path.JohnW05/09/2018
From Pilsbury castle Hill and on to Aldery Cliff as part of excellent walk from Hartington. Hazy views. Stone trig on top. Steep grassy sides. Fox Hole cave below is an ancient monument and is secured by a gate to protect remains of paleolithic man- pretty amazing.Denise 04/06/2018
From the SSE, field path over Access Land. A great little summit with steep NW ridge. Gated cave on NW ridge is said to be home to some of the first human settlers in the area.RichardM04/06/2018
Climbed with Halcyon group during circular ramble from Monyash.Peak Rambler03/12/2017
Part of a circuit of hills south of Buxton Lime Quarry. Starting and finishing at Brandside Parish Hall.BobHancock20/11/2017
Cycled from Middleton Top on Bank holidayJoel45128/08/2017
Longnor (Staffordshire oatcake to start) - Windy Arbour bridge - The Cottage - Waterhouse farm - Over Boothlow - Race House - SHEEN HILL & TRIG-Pilsbury - Pilsbury Castle - via access land to HIGH WEELDON & TRIG - Green Lane - Beggars Bridge - Longnorbriandavies20/08/2017
With ramblersSS21/05/2017
Darkness climb from SE colvegibagger24/04/2017
Small parking area on the lower road 100m south of the road junction due east (alt 1263ft). Easy climb starting at a gate just beyond the farm entrance track. 0.5 miles, 20 mins return. 246 feet of ascent.moorsman19/01/2017
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 one 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
From the east. Staircase path to summit. Good views limited by mist.Campbell Singer11/10/2016
Walked circuit from Longnor taking in Chrome Hill and High Wheeldon before heading out to Pilsbury Castle before the returnastokes15/05/2016
Part of a hill bagging session around Earl Sterndale in cold & clear weather.Dan Unwin28/02/2016
1st of 8 on a local Derbyshire tump fest with Neil, from Longnor,and circling the more famous Chrome and Parkhouse Hills without doing them-both done more than once before.Mark Sims04/12/2015
7/15 Seventh of fifteen on a wet and very windy day (Fir Hill/Foredales Head/Bee Low/Chelmorton Low/Nether Low/Dow Low (Brier Low)/High Wheeldon/Revidge/Merryton Low/Wolfscote Hill/Wetton Hill/High Edge/Upper Edge/Thirkelow Rocks/Sir William Hill)Fergalh29/11/2015
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
Missed on the Hollinsclough Circuit as Jules wasn't feeling too good, so went back and bagged soloMypoorblisters14/06/2015
1st hill of 9 today on a circular from Longnor. After cake and Coffee We Took the minor road leading to Crowdecote and Followed the steep winding road leading to the access land from where We Followed a minor path on the flanks upto a fenceline with a short steep pull upto the trig. Bro' Took So long that he aroused the curiousity of a herd of Friesians who chased him off their land. Conditions at summit were cold and wet But weather started to clear. We Took the west ridge down to join path leading to minor road opposite Aldery cliff.Dazingdale04/10/2014
From due W of hill at SK 0974.6611 near stile. Only 300m to summit, but up steep unrelenting grass slope. Nice grassy ridge at top, and trig with plaque. A small cave just down the ridge is gated to protect items of 'archaeological interest'.Aye Jimmy22/06/2014
Parked on minor road by footpath NW of hill, followed path around hill to wall junction on left then steeply up. Direct way back.Anton19/02/2014
From Earl Sterndale via Hitter Hill.Wheelsy02/02/2014
Been up here a couple of times, as it has a fine, tempting triangular shape from several angles. Easiest way is by parking at side of road, quick jog down, quick jog up. Fox Holes Cave, on the north side, is worth a look.DanHolme01/07/2012
Bloody windy...MrChris198024/06/2012
From Earl Sterndale. With Amanda & Lawrence. Heavy showers.Richard Gunn22/04/2012
9 mile hill bagging walk starting with High Wheeldon going up the steepest way, on towards Upper Edge, muddy Chrome Hill and clambering up the steep and very slippery Parkhouse Hill.DanTrig02/12/2011
Short walk up from the north. Trig, cache and a hill.Walker Dan14/10/2011
Parked in Earl Sterndale opposite the Quiet Woman at SK 09046 66992. A fabulous Peak District walk taking in some fine shapely hills. Hitter Hill - Parkhouse Hill - Chrome Hill - Parkhouse Hill N Top - Brier Low - High Wheeldon.David Gradwell26/06/2011
With M.C from parking at Longnor.bolton21/09/2008
Climbed a few times, looks far too irresistible to pass by.Jake99418/12/2004
24 trigs in a day in White Peak -the lazy way, driving between them, then dashing up and down. Tut tut - but fun.Chris Pearson27/01/2002
Up/ down from N after Chrome Hill and Quiet Woman. The two Steves,JEL and myself then returned along valley paths to Hollinsclough where we'd started the day's ramble. Sunny afternoonpwheeler21/04/1996
Summer 1977.summitsup01/01/1952
Nick Caunt12/10/2019