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Name:Upper Cliff
Hill number:17298
Height:232m / 761ft
Parent (Ma):2870  Walton Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Staffordshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SK 03527 14206
Summit feature:no feature: ground in trees 8m E of track
Col:197m  SK034138  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 128
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 57 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up and down from 03511 13996.clivevilla18/05/2020
Up track to HP in trees. MTB tracks nearby.PeterD23/09/2019
Down and up from Stile Cop on good paths.bevandy11423/08/2019
Quick up and down from road... Forestry work taking place in this area so access may be limited during working hours....heavyhorses28/12/2018
Walked over to from Castle Ringmart079727/12/2018
2nd of 8 hills on a 26.9km route from Rugeley to Hednesford station, climbing Stile Cop, then heading South on a ride to reach track that I followed up South then Sw upto the summit area. I recorded 232m @SK 03528 14209, 231m @ SK 03531 14207 and 230m @ SK 03521 14237. Continuing on good track Ssw then on the busy Rugeley road heading for Rawnsley Hills...Dazingdale25/11/2018
Hednesford - Littleton Colliery - Badger's Hills - Rawnsley Hills - Upper Cliff - Stile Cop - Castle Ring - Wimblebury Hill - Hednesford Hills - Hednesford.Mark Jackson22/09/2018
Small CP to SSW of summit. Short steep climb to the top near the path. Plenty of mountain bikers around. With Tol and Felix. 37m ascent.RoguePulsar29/08/2018
Steep track from roadColin Crawford05/01/2018
Ascended by steep path from the south, where room to park.JohnW24/09/2017
Circuit of the SE Cannock Chase hills - Stile Cop, Upper Cliff, Rawnsley Hills, Hednesford Hills, Wimblebury Hill and Castle Ring. Start / finish at Stile Cop car park. (Free - Forestry Commission).BobHancock18/09/2017
Stile Cop - Upper Cliffe - Rawnsley Hills - Wimblebury Hill - Badger's Hills - Littleton Colliery. 12mile linear route. Close to the track.Moorponder24/07/2017
From Baswich on the bike, wasn't sure if this counted, but then reasoned that folk will drive up some hills and at least my legs did the work.. (not a motorbike). Top in undergrowth but track passes close by. Came in via Haywards Slade and Marquis drive.stig_nest13/03/2017
Parking: Carpark SK 03486 14004. Wide track to summit.David Evans04/03/2017
Woodland pull-in then track uphill passing a mountain biker then right into trees for summit.Dugswell201/03/2017
As for Aye Jimmy.arranc04/02/2017
Steep little climb up from car park, loads of MTB lads but they were on the nearby 'Snap It' track. Summit just off path in trees to E.Aye Jimmy09/10/2016
As per Aye Jimmychrisbien06/10/2016
Small car parking area only a few minutes from hp. Good track all the way although last few ms in the wood.Campbell Singer11/07/2016
Sunny intervals. From Castle Ring following Heart of England Way to Upper Cliff (232m) and returning via Lodge Bank. Distance = 6.28km. Average moving speed = 5.7km/h. Time moving = 1:05. Ascent = 91m.paulnewby8117/05/2016
Short walk from road following forestry trackRamblingpaul31/03/2016
Wide track crosses summit, high point in trees just to E of track.RichardM07/03/2016
Light snow. Very nice. No view.ijpowell15/01/2016
From cp to south.ngthack02/12/2015
Short simple walk from car park to SRobertP15/11/2015
Short steepish climb from parking area, then into trees for high pointBramley13/11/2015
With Cabe.simon and co16/08/2015
wooded topAdrian10/05/2015
Milford to Hednesford.Smudge21/02/2015
From Hednesford station to Rugeley Town station via Hednesford Hills, Rawnsley Hills, Upper Cliff and Stile Cop. Agree with RHW on top location.summitsup14/02/2015
From SW, dense trees just E of trackRHW20/12/2014
Approached from the north and a little diversion off the Heart of England Way that I was walking part of today. Track all way up, initally through cleared forest then through young forest.Father Ted17/10/2014
From Rugeley road Car park, straight forward up and down.rhalstead27/12/2013
Enjoyed a walk on Cannock Chase.Alancache11/07/2013
Alex C22/10/2019
Andy West07/09/2019
carole engel17/03/2019
Alan Caine26/01/2019
andrew brown17/08/2014