Name:Snailsden Pike End
Hill number:19877
Height:477.2m / 1566ft
Parent (Ma):2810  Black Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Peak District
County/UA:Barnsley
Catchment:Trent
Class:Ethel
(E)
Grid ref:SE 12850 03421
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:28.5m
Col:448.7m  SE 1273 0327  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 54 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
OSBM S1780ad-lib23/04/2024
From the parking area West of Britland edge where there is a stile to the open hillside, a Twelve mile walk to reach Five Ethel’s Britland edge hill, Dead edge end, Snailsden pike end, Black hill and White low.WAYNE ROWLETT06/04/2024
From Winscar reservoir carpark, then on to Britland Edge Hill.BobHancock02/04/2024
With FinnWhiteFeather10/02/2024
Parked at Dunford Bridge and ascended past Winscar and Snailsden reservoirs. Path due S from Cook’s Study past the western end of the reservoir goes directly to the top. No summit feature. Also visited the trig which was slightly lower by GPS.Vulcan20/01/2024
On a run from Winscar Reservoir. No evidence of any cairn, let alone a big one. Also visited trig point, which seemed higher.Wheelsy26/11/2023
From Pennine Sailing Club car park: Dead Edge End, Britland Edge Hill, and Snailsden Pike. Beautiful clear sunny winter day with the ground hard from the first frosts.Lazylizzie25/11/2023
Britland edge hill, Dead edge end and Snailsden pike circular. Some new bits of the Peak District for me today.simocity08/10/2023
I had an evening walk from Holme Moss - Britland Edge Hill, then cross country to Snailsden Pike End (summit and trig), then back along the edge path to Holme Moss. A lovely sunset and some nice views. /Dmeltdiceburg08/09/2023
There is roadside parking midway along the length of road due north of the reservoir. There are two gated access routes to the moor. Do not take the one to the east of the reservoir, this is only a service road and does not allow access beyond to the south. Instead, take the path to the west. This xan be followed all the way up to the trig. However, you will need to turn off beforehand to reach the true summit. This is open moorland and there is no large cairn, so don't waste time looking for it.moorsman05/09/2023
Parked at Holme Moss car park for a circuit of Snailsden Pike End (summit and trig), Dead Edge End and Britland Edge Hill.PGCE30/08/2023
There isn't a large cairn on this summit as described. The nearest large cairn is at Elbow End.Andy West24/07/2023
Solo.Nick Canute03/04/2023
An easy solo walk out and back from Winscar Reservior.Glenelg29/10/2022
Final EthelBaggerGutt15/04/2022
KeithByTheC14/04/2022
On own. From Holme Moss car park > Britland Edge Hill > Dead Edge End > Snailsden Pike End > footpaths above Ramsden Clough and the Twizle Cloughs > Holme Moss car park. Glorious spring day. Saw no-one. Tough walking on heather and peat moors.Beeliner28/03/2022
Winscar Res walk with Janet, Phil, Stansteveb200623/09/2021
Cook’s Study Hill > Snailsden Pike End > Snailsden trig S1780 > Dead Edge End from GR: SE 13495 04159ronaldo33330/05/2020
Cook’s Study Hill > Snailsden Pike End > Snailsden trig S1780 > Dead Edge End from GR: SE 13495 04159Hippster30/05/2020
7.1 mile walk from Winscar reservoir, walked across dam then another, the dam of Harden reservoir north-west, followed trails up to old workings then onto Snailsden trig and Snailsden Pike End then headed south-west across rough pathless terrain up to border fence, followed this to Dead Edge End, then along fence east (quite wet) onto the top of Woodhead tunnel, followed lane across top back to road and down to car park. Both hills previously bagged in 2009, afterwards drove round to do a 4.9 mile walk on Wharncliffe Chase. Sunny/high cloud, Great views.DanTrig23/09/2018
With Jo, from Dunford Bridge: Windle Edge then moorsman’s route to Dead Edge End. Continuing alongside fence to Snailsden Pike End, Snailsden Trig and returning via Snailsden Quarry, Harden and Winscar Reservoirs. Weather; sunny, breezy, warm, good visibility.amblerbob11/09/2015
Probably one the least walked hill in the Peak District maybe because there's not really a path to it, cut across from Snailsden Trig, nice quiet hills and didn't have as much bog problems as I thought I would've.DanTrig02/08/2009
From Ramsden Reservoir (drained at the time), first to Dead Edge End, then across to Snailsden trig. Back along ridge to Pike End and down to Ramsden.Aye Jimmy09/11/2008
First visited in May 2005 from Winscar Reservoir and on most subsequent trips from Holme Moss - there's a great little walk from there along the edge of Ramsden Clough to Cook's Study Hill and back via Snailsden and Britland Edge.Jake99402/05/2005
Solo run on the moors around Dunsford Bridge visiting two trigs, and 400m tops, then 4 trigs around Holmfirth driving and dashing between them, then back to Sheffield.Chris Pearson09/06/2002
From Dead Edge End.ChrisR22/02/1997
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