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Name:Durham Edge
Hill number:16527
Height:416m / 1365ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Derbyshire (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SK 18048 79421
Summit feature:grass mound 6m SE of trig point
Drop:47m
Col:369m  SK197779  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 52 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
13k circuit from Abney via Bretton Clough, following Country Walking route, except diverted on to glider field through gate at 182792 and another at 180793 and back on to Access Land the same way. No gliders flying and no obstructions. KeithByTheC25/03/2019
From the E taking the field gate route. Fine views, fine weather, gliders overhead.RichardM08/01/2019
Great 13k circuit with Mart. Shatton Edge, Durham Edge, Abney Low then High Low Hall.John Eley03/11/2018
With G. Hope > Durham Edge via Navio Roman Fort > Shatton Edge > Hope via Shatton & BroughRT197027/03/2018
Parking: (Durham Edge and Shatton Edge) Roadside, Abney village SK 19857 79877.David Evans29/01/2018
Parked in Abney then up very narrow minor road to Robin Hood's Cross before heading NW on track then moorland to summit. Back to RHC then WSW on track to gate allowing access to moorland to aim for Abney Moor trig and Durham Edge Tump with no gliders flying today.Dugswell206/01/2018
As David Gradwell 15/12/13Crib Goch29/08/2017
Bagged after Shatton Edge from the North.Alan Caine18/08/2017
Drove up Brough Lane (Byway) in a Seat Alhambra, parked at SK 18407 80269 and sort of followed ridge. Not the easiest way upDC11main08/07/2017
4.8 mile walk from east side of Abney (space for one car near signpost), walked along road through Abney and onto Abney Moor, cut across grassy moors towards Durham Edge trig, climbed over drystone wall into private land (gate has barbed wire on but wall is easy to climb by gate) and followed trigbaggers path through gate into next field to summit, back across to access land, then followed good paths to Shatton Edge, bagged heathery summit back along paths to car. Saw two herds of deer on the moors between the two hills. Overcast weather, re-bagged Mam Tor and bagged Slitherstone Hill, Eldon Hill and Bradwell Moor earlier that day in showery weather.DanTrig27/04/2017
A splendid run from Abney (easy parking) with great views and on perfect grassy paths for much of the way, taking in Shatton Edge first. No wall climbing required to get to the Durham Edge trig, though I had a few ups and downs before I found the way. So the sensible way is: up from the BOAT to the wall on Bleak Knoll, go past the stile to the barbed wire covered gate, and squeeze through the gap between it and the wall. Go W across the field, on flat ground below the hill and there's a gateway, Follow the wall up SE and there's the trig. Easy peasy.Gill04/02/2017
As David Gradwell. Note that the top rail of the first gate is covered with barbed wire. The summit is now higher as a consequence of a giant mole hill in the exact location of the high point a few metres from the trig point. Therefore, does this invalidate previous ascents on the basis that the summit is now higher? Not man made!Campbell Singer17/01/2017
After Shatton Edge. Buzzed by several gliders . Make circuit by taking path across moor to Abney Grange.Mark Sims12/03/2016
The road to the north is a byway open to all traffic and, as such, is driveable as far as need be. It is possible to park on the verge beside the wall leading along the summit ridge (alt 1227ft). Severe wall needs to be climbed in order to reach the trig, but a smout hole is located in the wall which it is possible to scramble through.moorsman29/01/2016
2/8 Second of eight (Lees Moor/Durham Edge/Shatton Edge/Bradwell Moor/Hind Low/Chrome Hill/Hollins Hill/Booth Hill)Fergalh24/01/2016
2nd of four hills today starting from Bamford. Climbed Shatton edge then veered off track to walk alongside wall on Bleak Knoll using gate to walk upto trig but wall is pretty precarious so wslked to intersection of fences and crawled under sheep access point; an easy amble then to trig and summit with great views into the Hope valley. Climbed over two fences and continued adventure by traversing Abney moor to reach lane at intersection of access land just Sw of Abney.Dazingdale28/09/2015
From minor lane to NNE, followed wall on E side over Bleak Knoll, ignored stile, went through gate beyond. Crossed field to another gate, up L to summit.Aye Jimmy09/09/2014
Followed David Gradwell's route 2013. Note that fences have to be crossed to get up Bleak Knoll. These can be avoided by ignoring Bleak Knoll & continuing on path to SK184797. Lots of gliders above on a lovely sunny day.citygent21/05/2014
Parked at end of minor road at SK 18970 80188. Shatton Edge, Bleak Knoll & Durham Edge from same parking spot. Walked west along track then over stile and straight up to ridge wall on Bleak Knoll. Followed wall passing a ladder stile then a little further on hopped over gate at SK 18238 79545. Walked across sheep pasture to second gate at SK 18015 79490. Easy short ascent to summit from this gate without climbing any walls. Highest point grass mound 6m SE of trig at SK 18049 79423.David Gradwell15/12/2013
From Bradwell, then on to Hathersage via Shatton Edge.summitsup20/11/2013
From Sir William Hill Road (SK 225780).Richard Gunn13/11/2013
nice ridge with steep sideAdrian19/02/2012
From Bradwell.Wheelsy21/03/2009
As part of the Dark Peak summits list, after Shatton Edge. Followed the track along, then bushwhacked to the summit, avoiding gliders. Down to Bradwell via a short detour to Rebellion Knoll.DanHolme08/10/2007
RHW22/02/2006
Done quite a few times on the Highlow Horseshoe - Hathersage - Shatton Edge - Durham Edge - Sir William Hill - HathersageJake99409/11/2004
Run with Lesley -in fog -combined with Durham Edge. We caught up some walkers one of whom jumped out of his skin when we said good morning as we passed in the fog.No gliding today.Chris Pearson10/12/2002
Andy West25/02/2019
mae22/02/2018
andrew brown27/01/2018
Archie17/07/2016
KathW17/07/2016
steve1856618/06/2016
ianwatson16/01/2016
MM15/07/2015
kev6515/11/2014
GordonAdshead14/05/2014
matthewgibbs27/04/2014
Anton01/04/2014
ngthack29/12/2013
Edwin Gradwell15/12/2013
Moorponder05/09/2012
Soary0506/06/2011
carole engel10/02/2010
davidpettit8410/10/2009
stevent080901/02/2009
asbown10/03/2007
ad-lib07/07/2002
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Martin R31/12/1999