Crook Hill
Date: 25th March 2019 Distance: 7.38km (4.58 Miles) Parking: Hurst Clough Parking
Start Location: Hurst Clough Ascent (m/ft): 300m (984ft) Weather:

Sunny

Time Started: 15:55 Highest Point: Bridge-end Pasture (390m/1280ft) Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2 Hours 20 Minutes        
Route: Hurst Clough Car Park - Ladybower Reservoir - Crookhill Farm - Crook Hill (374m/1227ft) - Crook Hill North Peak (382m/1253ft) - Bridge-End Pasture - Hagg Side - Hurst Clough Car Park

We arrived late afternoon in the Peak District with enough light for a short walk over Crook Hill. The distinctive twin peaks always look appealing from lower down and has been on the 'to-climb' list for many years.


White Tor and Wheel Stones up on the hill top from the very start of the walk.

White Tor (487m)


Wheel Stones (481m)


Ladybower Reservoir below Derwent Moors.

Bamford Edge catching the evening light.

Derwent Edge and Derwent Moors.

Taking in the twin summits of Crook Hill.

The summit of the south summit looking to Win Hill.

A view across the summit to the slightly higher north top.

Derwent Edge and Back Tor (538m)


The North summit of Crook Hill.


The south summit.

The Kinder Plateau.

A view back to the south summit from the north top. Thats Bamford Edge, Ladybower Reservoir and Win Hill behind.

Crook Hill summits.

The wider landscape around Crook Hill.

The vale of Edale with Lose Hill to Mam Tor ridge on the left.

Zooming in on Lose Hill to Mam Tor Ridge.