Geo-Trips :: Pennine Way from Snake Pass to Torside

Bleaklow Head

A walk from SK 0955 9295 , Mon, 17 Feb 2014 by Gareth James

A linear walk of c.8 miles along the Pennine Way via Bleaklow Head. A couple of additions across open moorland saw visits to the Hern Stones, Wain Stones, and wreck site of B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" on Higher Shelf Stones.

On the map below, the grey line is the GPS track from this trip. Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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SK0992 : Doctor's Gate path near Snake Pass by Gareth James
Doctor's Gate path near Snake Pass

SK0993 : Ford on the Doctor's Gate path by Gareth James
Ford on the Doctor's Gate path

SK0993 : Doctor's Gate path by Gareth James
Doctor's Gate path

SK0893 : Pennine Way near Snake Pass by Gareth James
Pennine Way near Snake Pass

SK0993 : View towards Shelf Moor from the Pennine Way by Gareth James
View towards Shelf Moor from the Pennine Way

SK0993 : Stream beside the Pennine Way by Gareth James
Stream beside the Pennine Way

SK0994 : On the Pennine Way by Gareth James
On the Pennine Way

SK0994 : Cairn on the Pennine Way by Gareth James
Cairn on the Pennine Way

SK0994 : Ford on the Pennine Way by Gareth James
Ford on the Pennine Way

SK0995 : Pennine Way and stream by Gareth James
Pennine Way and stream

SK0995 : Hern Stones by Gareth James
Hern Stones

SK0995 : Hern Stones by Gareth James
Hern Stones

SK0994 : Wreckage and memorial stone at B-29 crash site by Gareth James
Wreckage and memorial stone at B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0994 : B-29 crash site by Gareth James
B-29 crash site
B-29 Superfortress "Overexposed" of the 16th Photographic Reconnaissance... more

SK0894 : Trig Point at Higher Shelf Stones by Gareth James
Trig Point at Higher Shelf Stones

SK0894 : View west over Shelf Moor by Gareth James
View west over Shelf Moor

SK0894 : Trig Point at Higher Shelf Stones by Gareth James
Trig Point at Higher Shelf Stones

SK0995 : Wain Stones by Gareth James
Wain Stones

SK0995 : Wain Stones by Gareth James
Wain Stones

SK0996 : Cairn at Bleaklow Head by Gareth James
Cairn at Bleaklow Head

SK0996 : Pennine Way at Far Moss by Gareth James
Pennine Way at Far Moss

SK0996 : Eroded peat beside the Pennine Way by Gareth James
Eroded peat beside the Pennine Way

SK0996 : Mountain hare on Far Moss by Gareth James
Mountain hare on Far Moss

SK0896 : Pennine Way beside Wildboar Grain by Gareth James
Pennine Way beside Wildboar Grain

SK0896 : Ford on the Pennine Way by Gareth James
Ford on the Pennine Way

SK0796 : Stile on the Pennine Way by Gareth James
Stile on the Pennine Way

SK0796 : Pennine Way above Torside Clough by Gareth James
Pennine Way above Torside Clough

SK0696 : Pennine Way on Clough Edge by Gareth James
Pennine Way on Clough Edge

SK0697 : Torside Clough, seen from Clough Edge by Gareth James
Torside Clough, seen from Clough Edge
Torside Reservoir can be seen in the distance.

SK0697 : Pennine Way above Torside Reservoir by Gareth James
Pennine Way above Torside Reservoir

SK0697 : Pennine Way above Torside Reservoir by Gareth James
Pennine Way above Torside Reservoir

SK0697 : Pennine Way near Reaps by Gareth James
Pennine Way near Reaps

SK0598 : Longdendale Trail at Torside by Gareth James
Longdendale Trail at Torside
Looking east along the former Woodhead Route railway line from the site of Torside... more

All images © Gareth James and available under a Creative Commons licence external link.

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